FamiLAB Radio and Electronics Builders

Introduction:

Needed tools for the r/e lab build meetings. A work in progress .....

Will need 'near' future group buys from MCM and other vendors.

Materials:

  1. [*] ARRL Handbook
  2. [p] Bread-board and jumper wires
  3. [p] Calculator
  4. [?] Capacitor/Inductance meter
  5. [*] Catalogs (vendor listing on wiki)
  6. [*] Dremel tool & stand
  7. [*] Electric drill
  8. [*] Frequency counter
  9. [_] Junk boxes
  10. [B] Laboratory notebooks — replace with blogs and wikis
  11. [*] Laboratory power supply
  12. [*] Microscope
  13. [p] Multimeter
  14. [p] Needle-nose pliers and side cutters
  15. [*] Oscilloscope
  16. [?] Pliers, connector
  17. [?] Power distribution (DC) boxes
  18. [*] RF frequency generator
  19. [?] Shortwave receiver
  20. [*] Small wrenches
  21. [B] Software – CW training, antenna design, digital modes
  22. [p] Solder wick & puller
  23. [p] Solder, rosin core
  24. [*] Temperture-controlled soldering iron (more?)
  25. [*] Threaded taps

Notes: B = building elsewhere;   * = Already have something;   p = personal toolbox;   ? = still needed;   _ = never ending process

References:

  1. alpha – Notes: build details
  2. Software Listing (see above)
  3. Several proposed projects. – (need more input)
  4. Making p.c. boards details. – (need more input)
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Revised: Wednesday, November 22, 2017 at 11:48:12 AM (EST)