One Year Old

Somewhere around a month (or two) ago Machine2Wireless quietly passed through its first year of existence. It was quiet because we were busy. It is sometimes useful to look back in time to take stock of what has transpired, especially if one hopes to learn and grow from past experience. […]

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The First All New Resonant Line in Thirty Years

NOTE: Submitted to CARTS 2014 Introduction The resonant line technique began at MIT Electrical Insulation Laboratories during WWII. The method satisfies a basic need to measure low losses in large reactive loads. The technique is to cancel the reactance of the load with a known (calculable) reactance, leaving the losses […]

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Bad news… Good news…

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Getting Big Ideas about ‘Small’ in NW AR

One of my customers is also a good friend. I emailed him from Fayetteville as soon as I got internet… Dear Walt- This is the first email sent from my new digs! The address is: Machine2Wireless, LLC 700 W. Research Center Blvd., Room 1260 Fayetteville, AR72701 Mark He replied… Welcome […]

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Go Razorbacks!

It has been almost a month since the last blog post here — and I know bad communication is not a good habit to have — but things have been awfully busy and awfully tentative. Tentative until now, that is… Mark, It was good to meet you yesterday and get your Genesis […]

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Self Confidence

For each and every one of us, the mental picture we have have of ourselves, our estimation of our worth in our own eyes, is vitally important. I have had problems with this in the past, either thinking too much or too little of myself. Reflecting back, it seemed to […]

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A 20 GHz Crossover

I’ve been working on a 20 GHz crossover network. It turned out pretty good in its first iteration, but still needs some “tweaking” …   One of the problems with out-of-the-box  thinking is… you sometimes find yourself  without the box. In this particular case the box I was without was […]

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Math-nerds, Machinists

See Saw Margery Daw I remember a time when everything seemed possible. I could perhaps have gone anywhere and been anything. This was almost scared out of me by truisms, such as nursery rhymes, that cautioned me to specialize in one thing – to pick a trade and get good at […]

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CAD Project for Single Layer Capacitors

What is a capacitor? [1] ca·pac·i·tor /kəˈpasitər/   Noun A device used to store an electric charge, consisting of one or more pairs of conductors separated by an insulator.   But… “one or more pairs of conductors separated by an insulator” can also be a transmission line. It turns out that […]

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Wireless + Caring = A Better World

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