Category Archives: pititico

Good old cut n’ try empirical

I seem to have drifted away from paper and pencil and LTSpice design and back into the old style cut and try methods which I used in high school.  If one thing doesn’t work, try another.  I think sometimes it’s … Continue reading

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A listen on 40m with the 1-transistor Pititico

I’ve had a blast the past two days playing with this little rig that could.  Tonight I managed to pick a time when there was a pileup right on my crystal frequency of around 7.040 MHz.  The Georgia QSO Party … Continue reading

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RX actually does work (my bad); more transformer fun

Well, turns out the RX on the Pititico circuit did work.  I just didn’t realize it was working. But first off, I don’t think I have the same type of headphone Miguel was using.  The best I can tell, his … Continue reading

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