Side-clamps are an excellent tool for any work bench. Instead of clamping from bottom to top with a C-clamp, a side clamp allows you to access the entire surface of the work piece. Combined with bench stops you can hold...
Tests can be stressful, to the point that the test-taker's performance suffers even after earnestly studying. Here are test strategies and tips to reduce the anxiety of taking multiple-choice tests.
Many hams enjoy conversing around the world while on the road. Here's a simple project to make a multi-band mobile antenna from an inexpensive 10 meter Hamstick that gives four bands to choose from.
Here's a seat-of-the-pants ham radio project to challenge your imagination and Rube Goldberg skills, a home-made set of Morse Code paddles. These are made from a hacksaw blade and whatever you can find in your junk box....
Receiving amateur radio digital mode signals doesn't get simpler than this. Listen in with your computer, the Internet, and free software. Software-Defined Radios across the globe wait to be decoded.
Software-Defined Radio receivers for amateur radio offer simple, flexible visualization of radio signals that conventional receivers cannot do, except at high cost. How do these radios work?
Using half of a plastic barrel, a large, solvent-proof, utility sink can be made for your workshop for just several dollars and a little ingenuity. Read on for all the details.
Here for your DIY pleasure are the plans for making rolling, closed compost maker from a 50 gallon plastic drum. It composts faster than a bin and keeps out the vermin. Total cost is about $25.
Before there was even talk of an Internet, there was the magic of shortwave radio, which allowed individuals with their own equipment to converse around the globe. Though the author's love for radio started when he was...