Klamath Falls, OR
(541) 887-0042 jon@flyboyjon.com

CW Oscillator

The shack/radio bench is rapidly evolving. I have been working on several radio projects, most of which have been relatively small. The most recent project is a CW (Morse Code) practice oscillator. It allows me to practice sending code while I learn. I had built a transistor based oscillator which…

I’m a multi-bench kind of guy

While I was in A&P school almost everything I posted was, of course, aviation related. Since I graduated a lot of my time has been spent working with wood. One of the biggest projects, literally, was a new woodworking bench using traditional joinery and oak draw-bore pegs to tightly secure…

Good gravy! I gots’ stuff to get done!

I have a pile of tools in the shop that need reconditioning and or restoration. Yesterday I spent a couple of hours on an old “Handyman” yankee drill/driver. It was covered in crud and the inner compartment was filled with drywall dust caked with oil. The action was grabby and…

Some Missing Data

Over the last few days I have been moving this site, and others, to a new hosting provider. Somehow something went awry and I lost media files, mostly pictures. I still have the originals, I think, so over time I will copy them back into posts to fix what is…