Category Archives: Hobby

Learning Electronics

About a year ago, I decided to dive back into electronics. Back when I was in college, I was originally enrolled in a degree program for Electrical Engineering. I started doing contract programming, making more money than many of my … Continue reading

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It’s a Cold Cold … Solder Joint

For the past couple of weeks, I’ve been leisurely debugging the puzzle box printed circuit board that I’ve designed. First I discovered that I’d used the wrong pins to communicate with the GPS chip, which required cutting a couple of … Continue reading

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Electronics Projects and Humility

For many months now I’ve been working on a project, a reverse geo-caching puzzle box. It’s meant to be a gift for a friend’s autistic child. Rather than purchase a pre-made PCB, which would have been sensible, I decided I … Continue reading

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