Coupling a Magnetron to Coaxial Cable

Before we begin I’ll start with the obvious warning: Working around microwave radiation is potentially hazardous and could result in electric shock, burns or death and may cause interference issues with nearby users of WiFi and other services on 2.4 GHz which could potentially be illegal in some jurisdictions. I’m sure I don’t have to […]

Upcoming Articles for 2018

Considering the mention of at least one new article per month during my last update, below is a list of article topics that I will attempt to cover during the next year. Ultimately there will be more than twelve as I already have enough projects going to provide a fair amount of content with topics […]

Using a 1:1 Isolation Transformer to Step Voltage Up or Down

(DANGER: Risk of serious injury or death, do not attempt unless you know what you are doing) With a 1:1 Isolating Transformer, the voltage on the primary winding is equal to that on the secondary winding. This is particularly useful for safety where an appliance may be used in a wet area or another hazardous […]

The Generational Gap and the problem with today’s society

^Your typical liberal university student^ Once upon a time you could safely discuss pretty much any topic you wanted without fear of being targeted by some psychotic activist group or potentially upsetting someone. Fast forward to 2016 where literally nobody can speak their mind without some precious little cumstain getting offended. So where have we […]