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Welcome to MiscDotGeek! If it’s geeky, it’ll be here eventually. QRP, home brewing (electronics, not beer), welding, bicycles, and more. If I’ve dabbled in it, you’re bound to find a post about it here.

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Jackite Pole Comparison

Jackite Pole vs $10 eBay pole- Which should you use?

Howdy folks! In this video we compare the $10 QRP Antenna pole that we previously reviewed and the 31' Fiberglass Jackite pole. They both have their uses, but which one is the clear winner? Or IS ...
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A Simple 5v Power Supply for Arduino, U3S and more

Many electronics experimenters and builders take the lowly regulator for granted, and we pop it in a circuit without a second thought and move along. But for beginners who are wondering how to power their ...
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It isn't pretty, but it works!

Arduino is so easy that MisDotGeek gets a new header

I sat down at my desk tonight not sure what I was going to do. Right now I'm between QRP projects, as my uBITX hasn't arrived yet and I'm not quite ready to put up ...
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Ham Radio for $100 Part 1: VHF

It is often said that ham radio is a very expensive Hobby. It is my aim in this blog post to show you that while ham radio can be expensive, it doesn't necessarily need to ...
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W7RLF talks BITX on Amateur Radio Roundtable with Tom, W5KUB and Dave KE0OG

On January 2nd 2018 I was honored to be a guest on Tom Medlin's Amateur Radio Roundtable over at W5KUB.com. Dave Casler KE0OG, Tom and I discussed various BITX40 and uBITX questions: Are the BITX ...
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