The Amp Hour
An off-the-cuff radio show and podcast for electronics enthusiasts and professionals. Note: this is the "show only" version of the feed. To see the show notes, check out the main podcast feed:

Chris apologizes for the poor audio quality on his end, it was a new setup (again) while the bench is being finished. What's your favorite movie about engineering? Piggybacking on an article by Bill Schewber article from EEtimes. Bjork pulls apart a TV and tells us about it. WTF. "You shouldn't let poets lie to [...]

Direct download: TheAmpHour-31-PublishPopularPartsPlease.mp3
Category:Radio Show -- posted at: 9:25pm CST

WOTW Kibi (a WOTW alum!) send in pictures of a past bench! And a past beefy power amplifier! Jeremy Blum (@sciguy14) submitted pictures of his work workbench on his personal site! Great toaster SMT reflow! Not submitted, but Steve Liebson did a video interview with Jim Williams and we get to see Jim's lab. Events [...]

Direct download: TheAmpHour-30-FundingFusionIsNotFutile.mp3
Category:Radio Show -- posted at: 9:08pm CST

This week on The Amp Hour, Dave and Mightyohm Jeff Keyzer join forces to talk about: Jeri was naughty and got thrown out of the Designcon conference! Workbench of the Week from SnakeBite & Jeff's buddy Tony The new one-stop EE shop, Jeff rants about Eagle and the lack of IPC footrints Forest Mims [...]
Direct download: TheAmpHour-29-DJandJazzyJeff.mp3
Category:Radio Show -- posted at: 8:43pm CST

The 555 contest continues onward! Everyone is getting excited! Dave's classic 1976 vintage Signetics 555 timer chip (which he destroyed! RIP). Can anyone beat it? WOTW William L-shaped bench photos Laurence White Photo tour of the workshop Mr. J from Boston Home workbench Radio gear Rants Dave doesn't like how all those cupcakes he's sending [...]
Direct download: TheAmpHour-28-BowieAndTheBrownNote.mp3
Category:Radio Show -- posted at: 6:19pm CST