Monthly Archives: September 2013

Dilbert moment

I have been involved with a simple project at work to build 55 field re-programmers for a product we make. The case has a few bits of electronics in it including a 50 cent micro, and a $1 voltage converter. … Continue reading

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uBlock LEA-6H GPS arrived!

I placed an order for a uBlock LEA-6H GPS from Hobby King some time ago only to find out it was back ordered. I got my email on a list to let me know when they came in. A few … Continue reading

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Drilling and populating the SUNDAR PCB

Last night I stopped at Harbor Freight and picked up a ‘set’ of solid carbide drills. To call them a set is a silly as each package has 20 random sized bits. But since the packaging is clear, you can … Continue reading

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SUNDAR PCB using Press-and-Peel

I was unwilling to send out the PCB for the SUNDAR radar head to a fab house. I only need one and why spend precious money that I could use elsewhere. So I tried out the Press-and-Peel method for etching … Continue reading

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SUNDAR update #2

I took a few weeks off for vacation and to get my son ready to go to Europe for two years to complete his master’s program. I have a few things left to clean up before I can start back into … Continue reading

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