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 1h12m. Bisher sind 131 Folge(n) erschienen. Jede Woche gibt es eine neue Folge dieses Podcasts


#462 – Boat Anchors

This week Dave and Chris discuss satellite communications, PCB milling, measuring RF, and uncertain datasheets. Please consider filling out our 2019 listener survey. We will do a drawing for DMMs, USB scopes and Amp Hour notebooks.



#461 – An Interview with Jonathan Georgino

Jonathan Georgino is creator of the Binho (pronounced BEAN-yo), a USB host adapter that simplifies the process of creating test stands for production. He talks to Chris about his history of hardware design and how it influenced his new product.



#460 – Rubber Ducking

This week Dave and Chris discuss low cost finds from China, learning embedded toolchains, the value of engineering notebooks, and how to get better at troubleshooting.



#459 – An Interview with Tom Lee

Tom Lee is a professor of electrical engineering at Stanford University and the head of the Stanford Microwave Integrated Circuits lab. He also is the author of Planar Microwave Engineering, a text about RFIC design.



#458 – An Interview with Ken Burns

Ken Burns of TinyCircuits talks to Chris about starting an electronics company that was really a manufacturing venture. Also working on electronics in the midwest, including a new sensor platform that just launched.


 2019-09-16  1h33m

#457 – Dotty Ernest Annty Frost

This week Chris and Dave discuss hiring tutors for faster learning, where WiFi was invented, low cost PCB services and how the US / China Tariffs are affecting every day electronics.


 2019-09-09  1h3m

#456.3 – Discussing Fomu with Tim Ansell and Sean Cross

In this final episode from CCCamp 2019, Chris discusses the Fomu with Tim Ansell, Sean Cross and Michael Ossmann.


 2019-09-04  1h10m

#456.2 – Crossover Camp with Hackaday and Unnamed Reverse Engineering Podcasts

This week, Chris records a podcast live at CCCamp with Alvaro Prieto (Unnamed Reverse Engineering Podcast), Mike Szczys (Hackaday Podcast), and Elliot Williams (Hackaday Podcast). They talk about their experience at camp.


 2019-09-01  41m

#456.1 – An Interview with Schneider and Rahix of the Card10 Badge Team (CCCamp 2019)

Chris and Alvaro (UNRE) talked with Schneider and Rahix of the Card10 badge team at CCCamp 2019


 2019-08-28  59m

#455 – Bill and Dave’s Excellent Equipment

This week Chris and Dave talk about various bits of test equipment, long lead time parts and the importance of user interface when interacting with critical devices.


 2019-08-19  1h11m