Electronics

Microwave Oven Debugging

Research Links Notes on the Troubleshooting and Repair of Microwave Ovens || +------------------------+ ||( 3.3 VAC, 10 A, typical | TP Relay or || +------------+------+FA F| Magnetron _ I I __ Triac || | +-|----|-+ o--- _---/ --+---/ -- ----/ ----+ || +------||----+ | |_ _| | | )||( HV Read more…

By Fudgy McFarlen, ago
Electronics

Smith Chart Q FootBalls

If you plot a curve of constant ratio of Impedance / Resistance you will see that they plot out football shaped areas on the Smith Chart. See below: If you are attempting to design the widest band match possible then do not violate the initial footbal in which your load Read more…

By Fudgy McFarlen, ago

BroadCom Integrated Circuits

Broadcom is not very good at putting out data sheets on their parts.   My first line of interest is their point to point radio IC solutions. Research Links Point to Point RF/Microwave Backhaul solutions Baseband processing to bits BroadCom product line overview PDFp   Backhaul / Point to Point Radio Read more…

By Fudgy McFarlen, ago