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Suprisingly this works perfectly. Especially considering I have my cellphone always nearby.
Note that I removed the cover before drilling a hole through it.
Worse is the good life is almost over. Sometime next month I'll probably be employed, so I'll be no longer paid by the state to stay out of harms way. I'll have more money and no time to spend it.
What made this period special is I finaly found my gf. We've met throught the internet, so I guess this proves miracles do happen.
Enjoy the summer and may you all find love as well.
So tuesday I've spend the evening soldering this circuit on the pcb too. When done all I got was noise. So my oscillator floods the receiver with noise. So now I'm going to spend the rest of next week getting the noise out of the receiver. aarrgh!
Lesson learned: don't mix sensitive analog amplifiers and fast digital electronics without proper noise handling.
But I'm not defeated yet! I've shielded the receivers wires, added a quick-and-dirty LC-filter on Vcc and GND of the receiver, and I'm trying to add a bandpass filter before the AC-amplifiers.
I'll get this to work or die trying
(the last is a very possibility. My ancient osciloscoop has a metal frame and wasn't grounded. I tend to wear a ESD grounder. Touching the oscilloscoops frame while wearing this grounder tends to be, well, a shocking experience. Now I've grounded the scoop too. Matter of keeping this a bit safe. Until I discover another ungrounded electric device that is.)!
Ok, and partialy because I'm in a bad mood.
And just to make some people jealous, I've posted this link to one of the photo's made that night. (I'm the one on the left, without the breasts).
I guess this made this years S.A.D. not as terrible as other years.