This 500th episode….contained many of the same things we were talking about in our first few episodes! We review part shortages, OSHW licensing, chip printers, RF simulation, past guests, capacitors, FETs, learning, and much more! Also, we have a giveaway this week.
Nash Reilly is a digital designer at Sonos who has worked on products like the Port, the Amp, and the Move. He joins Chris to talk about emissions testing, project management, audio sound quality and much more.
This week Dave and Chris discuss satellite communications, PCB milling, measuring RF, and uncertain datasheets. Please consider filling out our 2019 listener survey. We will do a drawing for DMMs, USB scopes and Amp Hour notebooks.
Tom Lee is a professor of electrical engineering at Stanford University and the head of the Stanford Microwave Integrated Circuits lab. He also is the author of Planar Microwave Engineering, a text about RFIC design. He joins Chris to chat about scopes, Maxwell’s equations, and a lot more.
Pete Bevelacqua joins Chris to talk about antenna design and testing at companies like Apple, Boeing and Nest. Pete reviews what is required to take a design from an initial sketch all the way through FCC testing and deployment to the field.