14 February, 2014
As requested by @libbymiller, here is my Python script that plays the best radio station in the world: Radio 4 without the Archers. It works out the time until the next Archers episode, then plays the Radio 4 stream, slowed … Continue reading
18 November, 2012
Now that the disassembly of my Seiko 7S26 movement has truly reached a point of no return, it’s time to flip the movement over and start disassembling the automatic winding unit and the oscillator unit.
10 November, 2012
This is Part 3 of my attempt to follow Nick Hacko’s Seiko 7S26 DIY project. In this post I will complete the disassembly of the time display unit. Now that the disassembly is actually starting to reveal the innards of … Continue reading
3 November, 2012
This is the second part in a series of posts documenting my attempt to disassemble the Seiko 7S26 watch movement based on Nick Hacko’s tutorial. In Part 1 I got as far as removing the movement from its case and … Continue reading
28 October, 2012
Nicholas Hacko, an Australia-based master watchmaker, is in the progress of publishing a fantastic tutorial on the inexpensive, ubiquitous Seiko 7S26 automatic watch movement. The tutorial is a guided stripdown and rebuild of the movement with the goal of learning … Continue reading
4 November, 2011
My mobile rig, a Kenwood TM-D710E, needed a GPS receiver for APRS use. The GPS-710 wasn’t readily available and, besides, is quite expensive. I therefore decided to build my own.
1 November, 2011
With nights drawing in, many people particularly in the northern parts of the world are being affected by seasonal affective disorder. A Finnish company called Valkee claims to cure the winter blues with its bright light headset. According to the … Continue reading
8 April, 2010
Here are a few pictures of my sous-vide PID controller project. Inspiration came from the Seattle Food Geek. Being an engineer, I wanted to create a standalone system so I added sockets for the heater elements, pump and thermometer probe. … Continue reading