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Heathkit: An Employee’s Look Back

Lou Frenzel NOV 30, 2020 Related To:Electronic Design Lessons of a successful electronic business—an interview with Chas Gilmore, former Heath executive. For those of you who do not know or remember, Heath Company was the largest kit company in the world. Heath designed and put practically every type of electronic product into kit form. Its …

Distracted Driving and Amateur Radio Feb 2020

Distracted Driving in Canada update: Ontario has granted permanent two-way radio exemption for Amateurs For immediate release: Distracted driving regulations continue to be an area of interest for many Canadian Radio Amateurs. These regulations are made and enforced by provincial governments and can vary considerably from province to province and over time. In Ontario, RAC …

Listen to HF online

Software-defined radio (SDR) is a radiocommunication system where components that have been traditionally implemented in hardware (e.g. mixers, filters, amplifiers, modulators/demodulators, detectors, etc.) are instead implemented by means of software on a personal computer or embedded system. While the concept of SDR is not new, the rapidly evolving capabilities of digital electronics render practical many processes which were once …