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Oscillating away in Colpitts country

According to Wikipedia, the Colpitts oscillator was developed by Edwin Colpitts in 1918.  I played around with this oscillator when I first started homebrewing around 2002 or so, and never could get it to oscillate for some reason!  Today, much … Continue reading

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Building the library

I’ve heard of the above two books for many years but for some reason never bought them until now.  They’re fairly pricey on Amazon and if “Solid State Design for the Radio Amateur” is any guide, the price may just … Continue reading

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