An explanation of what 3GPP is, how it works and the way it governs the standards for the mobile communications technologies from GSM, through GPRS & EDGE to UMTS, 4G LTE and then to 5G.
Summary of the different types of diodes used in electronics with links to further in-depth pages on individual diode types with circuit design details.
Essentials including circuit design details and equations for the Darlington Pair, Darlington transistor or super-alpha pair amplifier circuit.
An overview or tutorial of the basics of amplitude modulation, AM demodulation or detection methods used within radio receivers.
Notes and details about the dipole antenna length calculation & formula.
13 February 2016
History - It was on this day in 1910 that William Shockley, one of the inventors of the transistor and Nobel Prize-winning physicist was born
When Faraday was explaining a discovery to Gladstone who was Chancellor of the Exchequor for the British Government, Gladstone asked, "But after all what use is it?" Faraday responded saying, "Why sir, there is every probability you will be able to tax it."
Fact - One ounce of gold can be drawn into eight kilometres of wire.
Method to test a diode or transistor with an analogue multimeter.
Chart or table of the SI or System International units with the SI symbols used along with the quantities they measure or define.
The consequences of a malfunction in the operation of embedded systems can have drastic consequences especially when used in safety critical applications - it is essential that they operate correctly at all times.