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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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Matlock Old Timer’s Fair 2018

On May 6, 2018 I attended the Matlock Old Timers Fair. Situated about 30 minutes from my current home in the tiny town of Matlock, Washington, I have to admit that I wasn't expecting a ...
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Time Lapse Camera with the Raspberry Pi Zero W: Part 1

Today we'll talk about using the Raspberry Pi Zero W to make a Time Lapse camera that can also be used for home security.  But first, I'm going to get a little meta with The Blog ...
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Dual Band BITX40 Project Update

I've written about putting together a dual band BITX40 in the past and the methods I used had varying success. The idea was to augment the built in filters with switched in/out add-on filters from ...
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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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