Welcome to Misc dot Geek

Hello, I’m glad you’re here! I hope you enjoy my website. You’ll find articles regarding any misc thing that catches my eye, which you may have noticed lately is the BITX40 radio by hfsigs.com. Use the Menu or the Categories to the right to explore, or thumb through posts- whatever works for you. Enjoy!

Catching up with MiscDotGeek: September 2017

It’s been a busy month at Chez Geek. This post involves an improvised lathe, a burrito, Linux, antique cast iron, and a duck. We’ve been working on projects off and on, and have had some family health issues to muddy the waters as well.  Rather than tell a big long story, here’s a few headlines …

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An Inexpensive Digital Multimeter for the Thrifty Ham

When playing with ham radio or any other electronics, it’s pretty obvious that you need a Multimeter (DVM, Meter, whatever you want to call it) and if you’re like me, you’re on a bit of a budget. For me, I wanted to accurately set the bias on the IRF510 PA in my BITX40. This requires …

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