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Report on assembling the Heathkit ET-3100 electronic design experimenter module and an overview of the Heathkit Electronic Fundamentals study courses.
AUDIO AMATEUR 1/1977 [Feb 1977] (v.8#1) pg. 26

Review of the PC-ECAP circuit simulation computer program includes advice on the benefits and limitations of using computers to design electronic circuits.
AUDIO AMATEUR 1/1991 [Feb 1991] (v.22#1) pg. 28

Setting up an electronics hobbyist's workshop. Tips on power supply, lighting, test bench, construction bench, etc.
AUDIO AMATEUR 2/1994 [Jun 1994] (v.25#2) pg. 31

Followers: Cathode, plate, and others. Overview of some of electronics' most useful circuits (tube or transistor) where output "follows" input, in phase. They are used to change impedances, isolate circuits, etc.
AUDIOXPRESS Sep 2002 (v.33#9) pg. 36

Tips on building a simple electronics kit.
BOYS' LIFE Jan 1996 (v.86#1) pg. 53

How to simulate electronic filters on your home computer and thus simplify the process of designing the correct filter for a specific application.
BYTE Feb 1978 (v.3#2) pg. 168

Linear circuit analysis. Write computer programs that simulate electrical circuits and then analyze their operation.
BYTE Oct 1978 (v.3#10) pg. 100
Correction BYTE Jan 1979 (v.4#1) pg. 53

Frequency analysis of data using a microcomputer. How a nonrigorous mathematical treatment of Fast Fourier Transforms may be applied to synthesize a variety of signal waveforms.
BYTE Dec 1979 (v.4#12) pg. 10

Using computers to automatically test electronic hardware. Describes the use of a TRS-80 computer to test the COMM-80 serial/parallel I/O interface (described in the May & June 1980 issues).
BYTE Dec 1980 (v.5#12) pg. 44

Simulation of simple digital logic through a computer-aided design system. Part 1. Comparable to professional systems in all aspects but speed. Written in BASIC for TRS-80.
BYTE Jan 1983 (v.8#1) pg. 396

Simulation of simple digital logic through a computer-aided design system. Part 2. Design of an advanced logic simulator.
BYTE Apr 1983 (v.8#4) pg. 398

Circuit construction techniques. Looks at solderless breadboards, wire wrap technique, 3M "Scotchflex" prototyping system, point-to-point soldering, and printed-circuit boards.
COMPUTERCRAFT Apr 1993 (v.3#4) pg. 40
Added Info COMPUTERCRAFT Jun 1993 (v.3#6) pg. 83 (Vector's "Slit-and-Wrap" system).

All about kits. Part 1. A comprehensive four-part series brings out almost everything you need to know about building electronic kits. Should you consider building a kit?
CQ. THE RADIO AMATEUR'S JOURNAL Jan 1979 (v.35#1) pg. 27

BASIC language computer programming package that will help you calculate voltages, currents, input resistances and the gain of transistor circuits.
CQ. THE RADIO AMATEUR'S JOURNAL Jan 1979 (v.35#1) pg. 103
Correction CQ. THE RADIO AMATEUR'S JOURNAL May 1979 (v.35#5) pg. 16

All about kits. Part 2. Tools and test equipment you need to build a kit.
CQ. THE RADIO AMATEUR'S JOURNAL Feb 1979 (v.35#2) pg. 52

All about kits. Part 3. Getting started building the kit.
CQ. THE RADIO AMATEUR'S JOURNAL Mar 1979 (v.35#3) pg. 74

All about kits. Part 4. What to do if it doesn't work. Tips on troubleshooting and getting help from the kit maker.
CQ. THE RADIO AMATEUR'S JOURNAL Apr 1979 (v.35#4) pg. 50

A review of Heathkit's series of electronic training courses.
CQ. THE RADIO AMATEUR'S JOURNAL May 1980 (v.36#5) pg. 59

The Pi-network. An explanation of everything you ever wanted to know about the pi-network.
CQ. THE RADIO AMATEUR'S JOURNAL Jul 1980 (v.36#7) pg. 40

All about modulation.
ELECTRONICS ILLUSTRATED Mar 1963 (v.6#2) pg. 84

Electronic correlation (looking for a match) techniques are explained.
ELECTRONICS NOW Aug 1992 (v.63#8) pg. 72

Caution on using tuner cleaner (which can leave a conductive lubricant) on other electronic equipment.
ELECTRONICS NOW Feb 1994 (v.65#2) pg. 10
Added Info ELECTRONICS NOW May 1994 (v.65#5) pg. 12
Added Info ELECTRONICS NOW Jul 1994 (v.65#7) pg. 18

An introduction to the concept of using "vectors" in electronics.
ELECTRONICS NOW Sep 1996 (v.67#9) pg. 65

An explanation of quadrature waveforms (waveforms which are mechanically or electrically shifted by precisely 90 degrees from each other).
ELECTRONICS NOW Apr 1998 (v.69#4) pg. 65

Mobius circuit. Experiments which utilize current-mirror circuits.
ELECTRONICS NOW Nov 1998 (v.69#11) pg. 41
Added Info ELECTRONICS NOW Jan 1999 (v.70#1) pg. 23
Added Info ELECTRONICS NOW Feb 1999 (v.70#2) pg. 22
Correction ELECTRONICS NOW Jun 1999 (v.70#6) pg. 9

Time domain reflectometry. Description of a useful laboratory technique for measuring transmission-line characteristics by means of a step generator and an oscilloscope.
ELECTRONICS WORLD Sep 1966 (v.76#3) pg. 48

Link coupling nomogram.
ELECTRONICS WORLD Jan 1969 (v.81#1) pg. 40

Five experiments show how feedback works for you.
ELEMENTARY ELECTRONICS #763 Winter 1965 pg. 73

Basic course in electricity and electronics. Part 6. Understanding basic circuit actions.
ELEMENTARY ELECTRONICS Jan-Feb 1969 (v.7#3) pg. 91

Push-pull circuits, their theory and uses.
ELEMENTARY ELECTRONICS Jul-Aug 1969 (v.8#3) pg. 53

Experimenting with an electrolytic interrupter by using a liquid pulse generator. Such devices were forerunners of vacuum tubes.
ELEMENTARY ELECTRONICS Mar-Apr 1971 (v.11#1) pg. 47

Understand more about frequency.
ELEMENTARY ELECTRONICS May-Jun 1971 (v.11#2) pg. 35

A description of the term "Root-mean-square" (RMS) as it is used in electronics.
ELEMENTARY ELECTRONICS Jan-Feb 1973 (v.13#1) pg. 47

List of course material from major correspondence schools specializing in electronics career training, along with the tuition rates.
ELEMENTARY ELECTRONICS Sep-Oct 1975 (v.15#5) pg. 65

All new basic course in electricity and electronics. The roadmap of electronics. Fundamentals of wiring diagrams and schematic diagrams.
ELEMENTARY ELECTRONICS Sep-Oct 1975 (v.15#5) pg. 85

Computer program (written in BASIC) will compute capacitance and inductive reactance values in electronic circuit designs.
ELEMENTARY ELECTRONICS Jan-Feb 1978 (v.18#1) pg. 78

Universal computer program written in BASIC solves most of the typical calculations involving Ohm's Law, reactance and frequency.
ELEMENTARY ELECTRONICS Mar-Apr 1978 (v.18#2) pg. 60

Computer program written in TRS-80 Level 2 BASIC is used to help design audio circuits. It is handy when plotting amplifier input sensitivity and output power chart or curves, or when designing or calculating filters, the effects of capacitance versus resistance, plotting frequency cut-offs, ... etc.
ELEMENTARY ELECTRONICS Nov-Dec 1979 (v.19#6) pg. 52

A.C. Network Analysis program for your computer. Written in Microsoft BASIC. This program will calculate node voltages in AC (alternating current) networks.
HANDS-ON ELECTRONICS Oct 1987 (v.4#10) pg. 39
Added Info POPULAR ELECTRONICS [2] Apr 1989 (v.6#4) pg. 4

E-Z math (for electronics). Understanding sinewaves, the basic alternating current waveform.
HANDS-ON ELECTRONICS Jun 1988 (v.5#6) pg. 73

E-Z math (for electronics). Network analysis and Thevenin's theorem.
HANDS-ON ELECTRONICS Oct 1988 (v.5#10) pg. 73

Direct-Current Network Analysis program solves for the node voltages in DC circuits using a technique called nodal analysis. Written in BASIC.
HANDS-ON ELECTRONICS Nov 1988 (v.5#11) pg. 64

E-Z math (for electronics). Network analysis: Superposition theorem.
HANDS-ON ELECTRONICS Nov 1988 (v.5#11) pg. 74

E-Z math (for electronics). Norton's theorem and current sources.
HANDS-ON ELECTRONICS Dec 1988 (v.5#12) pg. 74

BASIC program generates easy-to-follow wire-connection lists which will facilitate wiring up major electronic projects without any errors.

BASIC computer program for the PET computer will draw (design) the schematic for a power supply from 1.2 volts to 25 volts and load currents up to 5 amperes. The computer (or you) can specify the transformer.

Program for transistor amplifier calculations in electronic circuit design. Written in BASIC.
MODERN ELECTRONICS [1] Feb 1978 (v.1#1) pg. 83

Ohm's law the easy way. A 36-line BASIC program relates voltage, current, resistance, and power. Given any two of these, it computes the others automatically.
MODERN ELECTRONICS [2] Jun 1985 (v.1#9) pg. 40

How to dissipate damaging heat in electronic circuits.
MODERN ELECTRONICS [2] Dec 1985 (v.2#6) pg. 34

How to assemble miniature electronic circuits. Tips and techniques.
MODERN ELECTRONICS [2] Mar 1986 (v.3#3) pg. 60

Understanding electronic feedback. Includes feedback demonstration circuits, operational amplifiers, phase-locked loops, and servomechanisms.
MODERN ELECTRONICS [2] Jun 1986 (v.3#6) pg. 73

Current mirror circuits. What they are and how they work.
MODERN ELECTRONICS [2] Apr 1987 (v.4#4) pg. 77

Computer-aided troubleshooting. Using a personal computer to assist in and speed up troubleshooting of electronic circuits. Includes a BASIC program for common-emitter amplifier biasing networks.
MODERN ELECTRONICS [2] Feb 1988 (v.5#2) pg. 30
Added Info MODERN ELECTRONICS [2] May 1988 (v.5#5) pg. 94

Experimenting with liquid nitrogen. How solid-state components, LEDs, diodes, transistors, radioactivity, etc. are affected by extreme cold.
MODERN ELECTRONICS [2] Apr 1988 (v.5#4) pg. 62

Getting started in virtual instruments. Introduction to developments which transform a personal computer into a wide variety of electronic test instruments. Instructions for using a PC as a virtual storage oscilloscope.
MODERN ELECTRONICS [2] Apr 1989 (v.6#4) pg. 54

Schematics from your PC. Hardware and software considerations to have your personal computer draw electronic schematics.
MODERN ELECTRONICS [2] Dec 1990 (v.7#12) pg. 16

Schematics from your PC. Part 2. A close look at popular schematic capture programs.
MODERN ELECTRONICS [2] Jan 1991 (v.8#1) pg. 36
Added Info MODERN ELECTRONICS [2] Feb 1991 (v.8#2) pg. 10

Patch box has all types of connectors and built-in volume control.
POPULAR ELECTRONICS [1] Mar 1964 (v.20#3) pg. 68

In electronics design and troubleshooting, it might be more important to understand what the system does than to understand the circuits which make up the system.
POPULAR ELECTRONICS [1] Sep 1971 (v.35#3) pg. 52

Understanding receiver noise and sensitivity specifications.
POPULAR ELECTRONICS [1] Nov 1971 (v.35#5) pg. 33

The Electronics Bookshelf. Part 1. Books on communications. Personal evaluations and recommendations for buying electronic books by Carl C. Drumeller.
POPULAR ELECTRONICS [1] Nov 1971 (v.35#5) pg. 44

The Electronics Bookshelf. Part 2. General theory and hobby books.
POPULAR ELECTRONICS [1] Dec 1971 (v.35#6) pg. 48

A guide to home study education in electronics.
POPULAR ELECTRONICS [1] Sep 1972 (v.2#3) pg. 48

A discussion of how two different constant sources will operate when connected in series.
POPULAR ELECTRONICS [1] Jun 1973 (v.3#6) pg. 88

Tips on building electronic kits.
POPULAR ELECTRONICS [1] Aug 1974 (v.6#2) pg. 84

Learning electronic theory with hand calculators. Part 1. Basic equations and Ohm's law.
POPULAR ELECTRONICS [1] Jul 1976 (v.10#1) pg. 43
Correction POPULAR ELECTRONICS [1] Sep 1976 (v.10#3) pg. 6
Correction POPULAR ELECTRONICS [1] Oct 1976 (v.10#4) pg. 8

Learning electronic theory with hand calculators. Part 2. Reactance, time constants and AC calculations.
POPULAR ELECTRONICS [1] Aug 1976 (v.10#2) pg. 58

Learning electronic theory with hand calculators. Part 3. RC coupling, basic amplifier calculations and RLC relationships.
POPULAR ELECTRONICS [1] Sep 1976 (v.10#3) pg. 70

BASIC programs for electronics calculations (Ohm's law, resonance (tuned circuits), and inductive formulas) using a TRS-80 Level-1 machine with 4K of RAM.
POPULAR ELECTRONICS [1] Aug 1979 (v.16#2) pg. 47
Correction POPULAR ELECTRONICS [1] Jan 1980 (v.17#1) pg. 6

Learn more to earn more. What is available in book clubs and schools to learn electronics.
POPULAR ELECTRONICS [1] Oct 1981 (v.19#10) pg. 73

How to protect profitable electronic project ideas. Part 1. Examples of dealing with both large and small firms in the areas of new electronic ideas.
POPULAR ELECTRONICS [1] Mar 1982 (v.20#3) pg. 103

How to protect profitable electronic project ideas. Part 2. Notebooks, lawyers and patent applications.
POPULAR ELECTRONICS [1] Apr 1982 (v.20#4) pg. 100

Circuit analysis with your TRS-80 computer. Five BASIC programs simplify electronic design work. (1) AC formulas. (2) Impedance matching. (3) Capacitance. (4) Common emitter amplifiers. (5) Voltage-regulators.
POPULAR ELECTRONICS [1] Oct 1982 (v.20#10) pg. 76

555-timer circuit calculation program, written in BASIC, makes two types of computations. (1) Calculate circuit data from the component values. (2) Calculate component values from circuit data.
POPULAR ELECTRONICS [2] Mar 1989 (v.6#3) pg. 67

E-Z math (for electronics). Branch-current circuit analysis.
POPULAR ELECTRONICS [2] May 1989 (v.6#5) pg. 80

E-Z math (for electronics). Loops, nodes and determinants.
POPULAR ELECTRONICS [2] Jul 1989 (v.6#7) pg. 74

CMPX-CAL. This BASIC language computer program assists in AC-circuit analysis by making complex number calculations.
POPULAR ELECTRONICS [2] May 1993 (v.10#5) pg. 45
Added Info POPULAR ELECTRONICS [2] Dec 1993 (v.10#12) pg. 3

Documentation for electronic projects. Hints on keeping your notes in order to facilitate troubleshooing completed projects.
POPULAR ELECTRONICS [2] May 1994 (v.11#5) pg. 37

Beyond Ohm's law. An introduction to Kirchoff's laws, the superposition theorem, and Thevenin's and Norton's equivalents. These are alternative techniques for analyzing complex circuits.
POPULAR ELECTRONICS [2] May 1994 (v.11#5) pg. 66

Electronics kit building. A primer on tools, soldering, and sources to get started.
POPULAR ELECTRONICS [2] Jul 1994 (v.11#7) pg. 43

An introduction to electronic schematic symbols.
POPULAR ELECTRONICS [2] Nov 1994 (v.11#11) pg. 46

Thermal calculations. Learn how to do the math that will keep your electronic project from overheating.
POPULAR ELECTRONICS [2] Dec 1994 (v.11#12) pg. 55

Simultaneous-equation program is written in BASIC. Use to perform nodal analysis on electronic circuits.
POPULAR ELECTRONICS [2] Mar 1995 (v.12#3) pg. 46

Electronics on a budget. Simple techniques to make your hobby dollars go farther.
POPULAR ELECTRONICS [2] Sep 1995 (v.12#9) pg. 49

Analyzing AC circuits. This tutorial shows how to solve alternating current electrical circuits using complex numbers.
POPULAR ELECTRONICS [2] Dec 1995 (v.12#12) pg. 55

Using block diagrams to design and troubleshoot electronic circuits.
POPULAR ELECTRONICS [2] Dec 1996 (v.13#12) pg. 54

The programmable calculator can find many interesting applications in electronics. Some tips.
RADIO-ELECTRONICS Sep 1979 (v.50#9) pg. 76

Tips for analyzing simple circuits.
RADIO-ELECTRONICS Mar 1981 (v.52#3) pg. 70

Getting youngsters started in electronics. Part 1. Several simple projects made from wood and wire.
RADIO-ELECTRONICS Jun 1982 (v.53#6) pg. 74

Getting youngsters started in electronics. Part 2.
RADIO-ELECTRONICS Jul 1982 (v.53#7) pg. 84

How to design high frequency analog circuits.
RADIO-ELECTRONICS Sep 1983 (v.54#9) pg. 67

Computer-aided circuit board design. Design printed-circuit board layouts using your Apple II.
RADIO-ELECTRONICS Sep 1984 (v.55#9) pg. 10 (ComputerDigest)

Kit building made easy. Some tips.
RADIO-ELECTRONICS Jan 1985 (v.56#1) pg. 91

Resonate circuit design. A generic BASIC program for technicians and experimenters who work with RF circuits or RF filters. Will calculate the frequency, capacitance and inductance values for a resonate circuit and then go on to calculate the design of an air-wound coil.
RADIO-ELECTRONICS Apr 1985 (v.56#4) pg. 12 (ComputerDigest)
Correction RADIO-ELECTRONICS Jul 1985 (v.56#7) pg. 5 (ComputerDigest)

BASIC computer program aids in designing single transistor switching circuits.
RADIO-ELECTRONICS Aug 1986 (v.57#8) pg. 15 (ComputerDigest)

From brainstorm to bread board. How good paperwork (documentation) can simplify the process of designing electronic circuits.
RADIO-ELECTRONICS Sep 1986 (v.57#9) pg. 61

Computer-assisted regulator design. Computer program, written in BASIC, selects power supply components to provide well-regulated voltages.
RADIO-ELECTRONICS Feb 1987 (v.58#2) pg. 110

All about certification for electronics technicians.
RADIO-ELECTRONICS Aug 1987 (v.58#8) pg. 52

Design procedure for a simple transistor amplifier to solve an audio-gain problem. Includes a BASIC computer program for calculating component values.
RADIO-ELECTRONICS Aug 1987 (v.58#8) pg. 55
Correction RADIO-ELECTRONICS Dec 1987 (v.58#12) pg. 26

Advice on building a library of electronic data books.
RADIO-ELECTRONICS Jan 1989 (v.60#1) pg. 34

Waveform processing with your PC. Simple BASIC programs to analyze standard electronic waveforms (sine waves, square waves, sawtooth waves, etc.).
RADIO-ELECTRONICS May 1990 (v.61#5) pg. 81

How to design solid state circuits.
RADIO-TV EXPERIMENTER Aug-Sep 1969 (v.27#1) pg. 55

A discussion of voltage follower circuits, including cathode follower, emitter follower, and source follower.
SCIENCE & ELECTRONICS [1] Jun-Jul 1970 (v.28#3) pg. 33

Special section: getting started building electronic projects.
SCIENCE & MECHANICS May 1968 (v.39#5) pg. 55