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Generating More Than a Signal

07/13/2012

As the class progressed, my fellow students decided on various projects, but I was having a hard time coming up with something that I found interesting and was within my limited skill set. I built the ubiquitous crystal radio kit in the Boy Scouts and wanted to do something different. Over the first few weeks, Eric kept bringing up an article in the October 2010 issue of QST written by John Pivnichny, N2DCH: “A Signal Generator for the VHF Operator.”1 Finally, not having found another project and feeling up for a challenge on that particular day, I decided to try to build John’s signal generator.

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