Amazing! There's a hand #soldering world championship!
I just noticed that Elektor have a new booked 'KiCad Like a Pro'. Could be interesting, but it's a bit expensive, especially with £7 shipping.
I’ve added some quick and dirty limit switches and a z-probe to my 2417 CNC, and also updated the GRBL version to the latest!
I’ve learned a lot about how it works and think I might almost be ready to use it in anger. Of course I still have a more beefy spindle to install and some new connectors to crimp...
https://github.com/mvp/uhubctl # Linux users with an compatible USB hub can use uhubctl to turn on/off that USB fan, light, vacuum cleaner.
Just got back from my first visit to the local radio club. Great fun and a very welcoming bunch!
A transmit converter (and amplifier) for 630 and 2200 meters:
I really enjoy this blog. It's always super detailed!
Really nice writeup on reversing Leica firmware: https://alexhude.github.io/2019/01/24/hacking-leica-m240.html
A visit to the Chernobyl reactor control room: https://imgur.com/a/naiMOS0
The RSGB has published #amateurradio band plans for 2019, at https://rsgb.org/main/operating/band-plans/display/
It's a shame the interactive versions still require flash, but there are plenty of other formats.
New blog post! Remote code execution in apt/apt-get https://justi.cz/security/2019/01/22/apt-rce.html
Interesting idea: Using a bike rim as a mag loop antenna https://www.dk9jc.de/blog/equipment/171-mag-loop-magnetic-loop-diy-with-trashed-26-inch-bicycle-rim