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Monday, April 1, 2013

SolderSmoke Podcast #151



SolderSmoke Podcast #151 is available.

http://soldersmoke.com/soldersmoke151.mp3

April 1, 2013

Topics:
-- Spring not yet sprung
-- Dominican nostalgia wave hits SolderSmoke HQ
-- Rebuild of my first transmitter
-- Dusting off the Barebones Superhet
-- SolderSmoke Book Corner:
      Ben Franklin by Walter Issacson
      How Arthur C. Clarke handled his Mailbag
      "The New Cool"  Dean Kamen's house/shack
      Transistor Radios by Ronald Quan
-- New SolderSmoke Advertising Campaign
-- QRP vs. QRO:
      Put 40 milliwatt "Shark Fin" QRSS rig on the air
      Being lured into QRO amp construction projects
-- Reverse Beacon Network
-- Looking for my Elmer (or his son)
-- MAILBAG



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3 comments:

  1. Not only did they put your commercial on WWV and WWVH, but also on WWVB! That is right, SolderSmoke has gone IRIG-H! I don't know how they manged to klooge it, but wristwatches that rely on that signal are now showing "Solder Smoke".

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  2. Hey I really am hearing commercials on WWV! Check out this mp3: click here.

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  3. There's an audio interview with Ron Quan here:
    http://www.theamphour.com/the-amp-hour-133-tenacious-transistor-teacher/

    He talks about his book from about 64 minutes in.

    Alan
    G0RWB

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