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by jwax
Mon Mar 18, 2019 4:10 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Ham License
Replies: 7
Views: 185

Re: Ham License

I used to own the call WA2RBA, but US Air Force came along, and never got back to it. Spent many a sleepless night on 20 meters looking for that long distance DX contact! Italy was the longest contact. Maybe get back to it someday! It's a terrific community, especially for do-it-yourselfers!
by jwax
Wed Mar 13, 2019 5:53 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Impending Forum Milestone
Replies: 3
Views: 121

Re: Impending Forum Milestone

What say ye- dacflyer? :)
by jwax
Wed Mar 13, 2019 5:51 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Antenna Cable Routing.........
Replies: 9
Views: 234

Re: Antenna Cable Routing.........

From the diagram, you're also running the cable through the Surge Protector power strip. That's a no-no, as a Spectrum tech removed mine as causing all sorts of interference in my whole neighborhood. Sure, not all Surge Protector strips are equal, just a word of warning.
by jwax
Wed Mar 13, 2019 5:46 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Any integrated circuit that works as the old tone decoder but for RF ?
Replies: 7
Views: 122

Re: Any integrated circuit that works as the old tone decoder but for RF ?

Crazy idea- could you use a software-defined radio? https://www.amazon.com/RTL-SDR-Blog-RTL2832U-Software-Defined/dp/B0129EBDS2/ref=asc_df_B0129EBDS2/?tag=hyprod-20&linkCode=df0&hvadid=309707619534&hvpos=1o1&hvnetw=g&hvrand=10005290042573975653&hvpone=&hvptwo=&hvqmt=&hvdev=c&hvdvcmdl=&hvlocint=&hvlo...
by jwax
Sat Mar 09, 2019 3:04 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Energy problem solved!
Replies: 4
Views: 130

Re: Energy problem solved!

Yes, sarcasm was on! :)
by jwax
Fri Mar 08, 2019 4:39 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Energy problem solved!
Replies: 4
Views: 130

Energy problem solved!

Can you believe it?
https://www.nbcxya.com/products/ecowatt ... ing-device

They show before and after electric bills and everything!

Great day to be alive!

:)
by jwax
Wed Jan 23, 2019 4:58 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Swinging Sticks
Replies: 4
Views: 333

Re: Swinging Sticks

Oops! Missed that! That 3 volt circuit looks like a starting point. Thanks!
by jwax
Wed Jan 23, 2019 9:10 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Swinging Sticks
Replies: 4
Views: 333

Re: Swinging Sticks

Thanks! Good info there, but nothing about the electronics.
by jwax
Wed Jan 23, 2019 9:07 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Sysop Note: Logon Amnesia
Replies: 21
Views: 920

Re: Sysop Note: Logon Amnesia

Win 10, using Chrome. I've been away for a few months, but have the logon problem lately. It is as the OP describes. I have to logon while I am already logged on, but to reply, must logon again.
by jwax
Mon Jan 21, 2019 6:30 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Swinging Sticks
Replies: 4
Views: 333

Swinging Sticks

Would like to build one of these, but don't know where to start designing the circuitry as described in this video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PWg6TG2bkFU The circuit fires a coil depending on the presence of a Neo magnet in one of the sticks. Hall effect sensor, I presume. But, not every time....
by jwax
Sat Apr 21, 2018 7:48 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Aftermaster
Replies: 5
Views: 1768

Aftermaster

Anybody try this gadget?
https://aftermasterpro.com/

Sounds (hehe) a tad bogus, but unless I hear one, who knows?
by jwax
Wed Apr 11, 2018 2:49 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Detecting a magnet... from a distance.
Replies: 23
Views: 4998

Re: Detecting a magnet... from a distance.

FWIW, just saw on the science channel that our sun's magnetic field extends out to the Ort Cloud- way past Pluto. :o
by jwax
Mon Mar 05, 2018 8:09 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: i'm looking for some connectors
Replies: 3
Views: 1601

Re: i'm looking for some connectors

Look at these folks- All Electronics
https://www.allelectronics.com/category ... ing/1.html
by jwax
Mon Mar 05, 2018 8:02 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: HDMI Plug\Connector Issues (RANT)...........
Replies: 11
Views: 2767

Re: HDMI Plug\Connector Issues (RANT)...........

You must be buying the cheap ones.
Here's what you need:
https://www.amazon.com/P568-100-HD-HDMI ... hdmi+cable
:shock: