My Technical Dictionary
Some things I have done and organizations I have been
Updated January, 2010
is for Antenna
B is for battery charger.
AA6PZ Power Charger, a combination
external power supply and battery
charger for hand held radios. The article can downloaded from http://www.arrl.org/
the Radio Amateur's Handbook
C is for Centerboard, a very
important part of a sail boat
Design and Conctruction Of Centerboards
and Rudders, http://www.boat-links.com/foils.html
Design and Construction of Centerboards and Rudders, Part II
, will have
computer simulations of the designs described in Part I.
is for DAC, Digital to Analog Converter
is for embedded systems
F is for Filters
An embedded system is anything with a
built-in computer that we don't normally think of as a computer.
Examples include microwave ovens and hybrid automobiles, http://www.embedded.com/esc/sv/video/teardown/
I didn't actually take apart the Prius, but I watched it being
done. Seriously, I designed my first embedded system before the
first IBM PC was on the market.
is for GNU
H is for HTML
computer code used to write web-sites, including this one and also www.CathyZander.com
is for IEEE, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers
J is for jitter
is for keyboard
is for languages
is for Mystery Antenna,
Can you identify it?
N is for network analyzer,
O is for Oscilloscope
is for power meter, PERL
is for QSL, QRZ
R is for Radio
is for signal generator, software spectrum analyzer
is for transmission lines
is for Unix / Linux
is for Video, VCO
is for wireless
X marks the spot
is for your engineering solution.
is for Zander