These Capacitors are a Cheap Gimmick

These Capacitors are a Cheap Gimmick

If you search by engineering textbook, you most likely aren’t going to search out the phrase “gimmick capacitor” however each outdated ham radio operator is aware of about them. They come in useful whenever you want a really small capacitor of unknown worth. For instance, in case you are making an attempt to steadiness the […]

BBC ‘Sounds’ app features its 18 national radio stations and lots of podcasts

BBC ‘Sounds’ app options its 18 nationwide radio stations and many podcasts

While you could know the BBC for its TV hits from over time (Monty Python, Doctor Who, Ricky Gervais’ The Office, Sherlock, and Peaky Blinders amongst them), the broadcasting big truly started life as a radio station again in 1922. True to its roots, it continues to pump out plenty of audio-only content material every […]

Adblocker for radio

Adblocker for radio

Tomek Rękawek, irritated by adverts on the radio, created an app that mutes them. Radio Adblock makes use of digital sign processing to detect distinctive audio patterns that sign the start and finish of breaks. (through Hacker News) I additionally ready a easy standalone model of the analyzer, that connects to the Trójka stream by […]

What was hot in pop culture in June of 1998

What was scorching in popular culture in June of 1998

YouTuber thepeterson makes video montages that pull collectively clips from popular culture days of yore, highlighting what films and TV exhibits the lots had been watching, what they had been listening to on the radio, and what video video games they had been enjoying. In the newest one, June 1998 is put into the highlight. […]

From true crime to comedy, these are the best podcasts around

From true crime to comedy, these are one of the best podcasts round

Podcasts are superior (even when they might finally kill radio). You can stream them or obtain and take heed to them at house in your computer, or by means of your favourite headphones on an iPhone whilst you’re headed to work. Plus, they cowl nearly each subject you may consider. The solely factor to not love? There […]

Silicon Bugs In The FTDI FT232R, And A Tidy RF VCO Project

Silicon Bugs In The FTDI FT232R, And A Tidy RF VCO Project

[Scott Harden] wrote in to inform us of some success he’s having using the FT232 chip to speak SPI directly from his laptop to a AD98850 digital signal generator. At least that was his vacation spot. But as so typically in life, greater than half the enjoyable was getting there, discovering some still-unsolved silicon bugs, […]

Understanding a MOSFET Mixer

Understanding a MOSFET Mixer

A mixer takes two alerts and mixes them collectively. The ensuing output is normally each frequencies, plus their sum and their distinction. For instance, in the event you feed a 5 MHz sign and a 20 MHz sign, you’d get outputs at 5 MHz, 15 MHz, 20 MHz, and 25 MHz. In a balanced mixer, […]

A Guide To Audio Amps For Radio Builders

A Guide To Audio Amps For Radio Builders

For hams who construct their very own radios, mastering the black artwork of radio frequency electronics is a obligatory first step to getting on the air. But if voice transmissions are a objective, some stage of mastery of the audio frequency aspect of the equation is required as nicely. If your sign is clipped and […]

VCF East: SDR on the Altair 8800

VCF East: SDR on the Altair 8800

You’d be forgiven for those who thought software program outlined radio (SDR) was a comparatively current discovery. After all, few outdoors of the hardcore novice radio circles had been even conversant in the idea till it was found that low-cost USB TV tuners may very well be used as pretty first rate receivers from a number […]

Kim Cattrall Can Talk to Me About Anything

Kim Cattrall Can Talk to Me About Anything

Radio is an much more intimate medium than premium cable tv with a Mature Audiences content material ranking, and Ms. Cattrall’s speech, remoted from different sounds, conjures these sedative tickles of faint euphoria related to the phenomenon generally known as A.S.M.R., or autonomous sensory meridian response. Her actual voice is breathy like Samantha Jones’s, however […]