The Amp Hour Electronics Podcast

Chris Gammell and Dave Jones' voices span the chasm of thousands of miles each and every week to speak to each other and industry experts about where the field of electronics is moving. Whether it be a late breaking story about a large semiconductor manufacturer, a new piece of must-have test equipment or just talking through recent issues with their circuit designs, Chris and Dave try to make electronics more accessible for the listeners. Most importantly, they try and make the field of electronics more fun. Guests range from advanced hobbyists working on exciting new projects up through C-level executives at a variety of relevant and innovative companies. Tune in to learn more about electronics and then join the conversation! Visit The Amp Hour website for our back catalog of 150+ episodes.

Eine durchschnittliche Folge dieses Podcasts dauert 1h13m. Bisher sind 117 Folge(n) erschienen. Jede Woche gibt es eine neue Folge dieses Podcasts


#450 – Stories from Teardown 2019

Chris talks to Jesse Vincent, Adrian Studer, Zach Archer, Piotr Esden-Tempski and Jeff Keyzer during a social event at Teardown 2019.



#449 – Pulled From A Working Environment

Dave and Chris discuss FPGAs, toolchains, workshops, cross vendor support, new dev boards and how to find a deal on used test equipment.



#448 – An Interview with Jean Rintoul

Jean Rintoul is the founder of Mindseye Biomedical and creator of the Spectra, an impedance tomography device. Jeans joins Chris to talk about medical imaging and impedance measurement techniques.



#447 – Voltnuts for Flashlights

Chris talks with an ailing Dave about how to specify battery packs, why electronics engineers should stay out of mechanical design and improving design by thinking about manufacturing early in the design cycle.


 2019-06-17  1h8m

#446 – An Interview with Pete Bevelacqua

Pete Bevelacqua joins Chris to talk about antenna design and testing at companies like Apple, Boeing and Nest. Pete reviews what is required to take a design from an initial sketch all the way through FCC testing and deployment to the field.


 2019-06-10  n/a

#445 – Ludicrously High Frequency Interference

Chris and Dave return to talk about part numbers in manufacturing, doing box builds for low run prototypes, how to pass FCC compliance and what happens when your frequencies go plaid.


 2019-06-03  1h14m

#444 – An Interview with Ben Eater

Ben Eater joins Chris to talk about building an 8 bit computer on breadboards and how low level construction is a great project for learning more about the field of electronics.


 2019-05-28  1h17m

#443 – An Interview with JP Norair

JP Norair joins Chris to talk about setting up networks using LoRa transceivers and his work on the DASH7 standard. Also making antennas, consulting for startups and how solar storage might be moving to your roof.


 2019-05-20  1h20m

#442 – An Interview with Travis Goodspeed

Travis Goodspeed joins Chris to talk about his past projects (GoodFET, GoodWatch, M380 tools, P25 Jammer, Facedancer, more) and how each new project spawns communities large and small.


 2019-05-13  1h12m

#441 – Motivational Speaker

Chris and Dave recap KiCon, talk about the future of KiCad, discuss standing up new brands and trademarks and remark on the state of robotics.


 2019-05-06  1h6m