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These engineering, electronics, and technical websites provide a wealth of information.

 

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3G Newsroom
3gnewsroom.com
Latest information on 3G wireless technology.

555 Timer Circuits
555-timer-circuits.com
The 555 timer is a simple IC that can be used to make many different circuits. With this information you will learn how how the 555 works how to build some of the circuits presented.

Adrio Communications
adrio-communications.com
+44 (0) 1784 455511 / Staines, England Expertise in technology from engineer and author Ian Poole. Technical journalism, training and electronics engineering services.

Amateur Television Quarterly (ATVQ)
hampubs.com/atvq.htm
Quarterly publication about amateur television and SSTV with construction articles, local activity, ATV repeater information, building of antennas, RF filters, helium balloons and R/C models with ATV and more.

American Institute of Physics
aip.org
Journals, software, history of physics - very interesting.

American Museum of Radio
antiqueradio.com/Mar03_Granack_Museum.html
Where Discovery Sparks Imagination - located in Bellingham, Washington.

Antennas & Microwaves Resources
activefrance.com/Antennas/index.html
As a practicing Antenna engineer for some 14 years, this page probably comes under the heading “old habits die hard”. The contents are basically things that I have found interesting or useful over the years or that I am still tinkering with: Previous work; Test antennas; How to make a reference dipole (designs are best suited for the frequency range 800-3000 MHz); A few projects I have worked on; Planar Scanning (a practical look at the surface currents and voltages on some common antennas); Balanced measurements (calculating balanced impedances from single ended S-parameter measurements); Defining, evaluating and using coordinate transform matrices; VNA for WinSpice3

Antique Wireless Association
antiquewireless.org
This is a great historical resource! The Antique Wireless Association is an organization of some 4,000 members linked by a common interest in the history of electrical and electronic communications.

ASTM International Website
astm.org
American Society for Testing and Materials. ATCSCC

Bluetooth Designer
btdesigner.com
This is one of the most complete collections of BT info on the web.

Circuit Sage
circuitsage.com
Lots of good RF circuit design stuff here - including lots of software links!

Components Distributors
Links to Digi-Key, Allied, etc.

Computer History
computerhistory.org
Extensive collection of timelines and photos that trace the history of computers, processors, the Internet (beginning as Darpanet), memory storage and much more.

DesignNotes
designnotes.com
Circuit schematic/descriptions database, test equipment for sale, forum, & more...

DiscoverCircuits.com
discovercircuits.com
A collection of 8000+ electronic circuits or schematics.

EE Homepage.com
eehomepage.com
EE HomePage.com is targeted at electrical engineering professionals, educators and students. The site contains tools, reference materials and advice to assist EEs in improving their skill sets and managing and promoting their careers.

EE Central
eecentral.com
Categorized links of electronic component manufacturers and tools to help electrical engineers in their work.

EE Product Center
eeproductcenter.com
Editors report on the very latest IC and components to hit the streets, breaking product information first, helping you make design decisions faster.

EE Times Design Library
relativitycalculator.com
Contributors to the library are EEdesign, CommsDesign, Planet Analog, Embedded.com, EETimes UK and EETimes' In Focus section.

EEWeb
eeweb.com
EEWeb is a premier electrical engineering community that strives to offer its members the best online resources for hardware designers. EEWeb is independently owned and operated by co-founders Cody Miller and Joe Wolin. We have partnered with Digi-Key Corporation as an exclusive sponsor of EEWeb.

EFG's Physical Scienc & Engineering References
efg2.com/Lab/Library/ScienceAndEngineering/index.html#Engineering
Physical Sciences and Engineering collection of software and online demonstrations.

Electrical Engineering Sites
vvm.com/~coufal/eesites.html
Institutions, organizations & labs, engineering related Corporations, engineering universities, product sites, misc.

Electrician's Paradise
electriciansparadise.com
Dedicated to the spread of electrical knowledge and expertise, by David Herres, NH Master Electrician License #11335M

Electronics and Radio Today
electronics-radio.com
An e-zine resource for everyone interested in electronics and radio. The site gives a huge amount of information about electronics and radio topics and it is especially useful for anyone studying electronics. Included on the site are such topics and basic electronics and radio concepts, basic components, analogue circuits, logic circuits, radio, ham radio, constructional techniques and much more. By engineer/author Ian Poole.

ElectroTech
electro-tech-online.com
Electronics circuits, plans, diagrams, forums & more.

EngCom.net
engcom.net
Aggregation web site which links to selected Engineering News web pages from around the world. Engineering trivia (engcom.net/engineering/blogcategory/44/81) & a virtual slide rule (engcom.net/component/option,com_sliderule/Itemid,73).

Engineering Lab
engineeringlab.com
Large collection of engineering courses, prototyping kits, and services.

Engineering Statistics Online Handbook
itl.nist.gov/div898/handbook
From NIST.

Engology
engology.com
Engineering Technology
Directed towards teenagers, parents, journalists, and indeed, the general public. It gives a general idea of the challenging, exciting, and rewarding career one can expect as a Professional Engineer. Career-guidance teachers will also give you professional advice, if requested.

ESDA
esda.org
Electrostatic Discharge Association official website.

everything RF
everythingrf.com
Find RF & microwave components, equipment and services - 153,871 RF & microwave products from over 425 companies listed in 180 categories. Download hundreds of vendor white papers.

FCC Office of Engineering & Technology
fcc.gov/oet
Manages the RF spectrum and provides leadership to create new opportunities for competitive technologies and services for the American public.

FCC RF Safety Page
fcc.gov/oet/rfsafety
FAQs, cell phone SAR, safety bulletins, facts sheets, guidelines.

Federation of American Scientists (FAS)
fas.org
Focuses the resources of the scientific and technical community on some of our nation's most critical challenges.

Finishing.com
finishing.com
The home page of the finishing industry -- metal finishing, allied surface finishing, forum.

ee.cleversoul.com/fun/fonts.html
ee.cleversoul.com/fun/fonts.html
Includes LCD, LED, schematic symbols and more.

Fourier-Series.com
fourier-series.com
My goal is to make Fourier series and other difficult technical subjects come to life with interactive programs. By manipulating these programs, the equations in the textbooks become easier to understand. Also included are tutorials on Smith Chart, complex numbers, Fourier transforms, VSWR, and more.

Frank Potter's Science Gems
sciencegems.com
Great links to great science resources. For students, parents, teachers, scientists, engineers and mathematicians. More than 14,000 science resources sorted by category, subcategory, and grade level.

GreenWave Scientific
greenwavescientific.com
919-876-6220 / Raleigh, NC
Develops unique form, fit and function antennas for unique applications and requirements. Very simply, we design and manufacture antennas unlike any other antennas in the world. Custom designs available.

The Heathkit Virtual Museum
heathkit-museum.com
This commemorative virtual showcase takes you back to the Heathkit age which began in the late 1940's and lasted through the early 1990's. Revisit your favorite kits and experience once again that excitement of building your first kit -- and the hope that the equipment would work the first time you turned on the power.

High Technology Finland
hightechfinland.com
Yearly profiles a broad cross-section of the exciting work being done by Finnish companies and researchers.

How2Power.com
how2power.com
Easy-to-follow, menu-driven searches. Users can look for power design information as it relates to specific application areas, or narrow their searches by focusing on particular power supply functions, design disciplines, power converter topologies, component types, or environmental requirements. A popular topics search locates frequently sought-after design information on subjects such as energy efficiency, power factor correction, and LED lighting.

Hobby Projects
hobbyprojects.com

Science Lobby
sciencelobby.com
A resource for hobbyist, engineers, students, R&D persons & consultants, electronic projects, circuits, electronic tutorials, microcontrollers, diagrams, moving displays, transmitters, receivers, robotic arm, engineering projects, wide range of electronic materials and solutions.

Howard Chui
howardchui.com
GSM phone reviews - performance and features.

How Stuff Works
howstuffworks.com
From the people that bring you the books by the same title.

IC Master
icmaster.com
Online database with over 50 million orderable parts.

IEC
iec.org
International Engineering Consortium - a nonprofit organization dedicated to catalyzing technology and business progress worldwide in a range of high-technology industries and their university communities.

IET - Institution of Engineering and Technology
theiet.org
The Institution of Engineering and Technology is one of the world's leading professional societies for the engineering and technology community. The IET has more than 150,000 members in 127 countries and offices in Europe, North America and Asia-Pacific. The IET provides a global knowledge network to facilitate the exchange of ideas and promote the positive role of science, engineering and technology in the world.

IEEE
ieee.org
Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers.

IHS
global.ihs.com
Standards, regulations and technical specifications.

The International Bureau of Weights and Measures
bipm.org/en/bipm
BIPM was set up by the Metre Convention and has its headquarters near Paris, France. It is financed jointly by the Member States of the Convention and operates under the exclusive supervision of the CIPM. Its mandate is to provide the basis for a single, coherent system of measurements throughout the world, traceable to the International System of Units (SI).

IPC
ipc.org
Institute of Interconnecting and Packaging Electronic Circuits.

ISO
iso.org
International Organization for Standardization.

ITU
itu.int
International Telecommunication Union website.

Jim Tonne (WB6BLD)
tonnesoftware.com | tonnesoftware.com/appnotes.html
A technically-oriented site for engineers, technicians and radio amateurs.

MatWeb
matweb.com
An extensive searchable database of material data sheets.

Microwave Product Digest
mpdigest.com
201-569-5870 / Englewood Cliffs, NJ A new product magazine devoted to information on components, equipment and subsystems for the RF, microwave and wireless industries.

Microwaves101.com
microwaves101.com
Welcome to Microwaves101, your number-one source for microwave information since the previous unenlightened century. It's safe, effective, all natural, and it works! We're building a practical web resource covering the fundamental principles of microwave design, just for microwave engineers like you.

MIL-SPEC
dscc.dla.mil/Programs/MilSpec
Specifications, standards for military components.

Mr Test Equipment
mrtestequipment.com/datasheets.php
Free PDFdata sheets for electronic test equipment - technical documentation for Agilent, HP, Tektronix, Marconi, Acterna, Fluke, Rohde & Schwarz and LeCroy available. Specializes in sales of refurbished (reconditioned with full warranty) electronic test and measurement equipment like oscilloscopes, spectrum analyzers, network analyzers, signal generators, logic analyzers, etc.

Mobile Tech Today
mobile-tech-today.com
News & product reviews for mobile tech users.

NCEES
ncees.org
National Council of Examiners for Engineering and Surveying the PE licensing people.

National Physics Laboratory
npl.co.uk
The U.K.'s national measurement Laboratory.

National Science & Technology Education Partnership
nationalstep.org
Creating partnerships between the business and educational communities.

National Society of Professional Engineers
nspe.org
Creating partnerships between the business and educational communities.

NIST's Electronics and Electrical Engineering Lab
eeel.nist.gov
The EEEL provides the fundamental basis for all electrical measurements in the United States. In close consultation with industry, we tailor research and calibration programs to meet the most critical measurement needs for the manufacture and operation of electrical and electronic systems.

NIST's Microectronics Research Program
cstl.nist.gov/div837/Division/programs/microelect/microelect1.htm
Goal - To develop techniques and standards that address critical metrology needs of the U.S. semiconductor industry, including those defined by industry roadmaps such as the Semiconductor Industry Association (SIA).

Nobel Prize Website
nobelprize.org
Official site of the Nobel Foundation. Among other things, links to articles written by Nobel laureates are available.

NEMA
nema.org
National Electrical Manufacturers Association.

NIST
boulder.nist.gov
National Institute of Standards and Technology, Boulder, CO.

Pb-Free.com
pb-free.com
The data source for Pb-free electronics assembly.

Planet Analog
planetanalog.com
Analog/Mixed-signal resources.

PartMiner freetradezone
freetradezone.com
Mega parts locator search engine.

Patents
IBM, U.S., European patent research sites.

Phone Scoop
phonescoop.com
Very useful reports on cellphones, including technical specifications and photographs. Where applicable, a direct link into the FCC qualification database is provided.

Radio Electronics
radio-electronics.com
Ian Poole, founder of Adrio Communications (adrio-communications.com) and prolific author of many technical books and  articles, presents Radio-Electronics.com: The online resource centre for free radio and electronics tutorials, articles and data.

Radar World
radarworld.org
A website dedicated to the webmaster's father, Hans E. Hollmann, who is often referred to as "Father of Modern Radar and Microwave Technology." Lots of photos and text on early radar system development.

Relativity Calculator
relativitycalculator.com/index.shtml
No, this is not just another website with a Java calculator for figuring relativistic speeds, lengths, or masses. It is a fairly comprehensive collection of all matters related to relativity. Topics like "The FitzGerald-Lorentz Solution to the Michelson-Morley Null Result," "Stationary vs. Moving Clocks," and  "The Heart of Special Relativity: Lorentz Transformation Equations" are just a small sampling of what you will find there.

RF Design House
rfdh.com
This site is only in the Korean language.

RF Globalnet
rfglobalnet.com
Premier RF  & microwave engineering website. A VerticalNet company.

RFID Gazette
rfidgazette.org
818-716-2734 / Los Angeles, CA RFID news weblog updated daily.

RFMW Design
rfmwdesign.com
RFMW Design is a resource for the RF & Microwave Community providing Design Articles & Tutorials for RF/RFIC Circuit Design and Wireless Technologies. Lots of links and data on antennas, RFIC, VCOs, ZigBee, WiMax, Bluetooth, and more.

RF System Design
rfsystemdesign.com
Free software tools, forum and other resources.

RF World
rfworld.com
RF World is a resource site for electrical engineers. We are developing it as an engineering community site. RF related companies can have a page with their company info, publish press releases, and be linked through the components directory. Individuals can read the latest news, publish technical articles, start discussions, and view upcoming events.

RoHS News
elecdesign.com/rohs
Electronic Design's resource for keeping abreast of the RoHS Directive

Sam Barros' Power Labs
powerlabs.org
A great high voltage gadgetry and experimentation site.

Science Daily
sciencedaily.com
"Your link to the latest research news".

Surface Mount Technology Association
smta.org

SMTnet
smtnet.com
Industry portal site bringing together providers and users of the products, services, and information related to electronics manufacturing.

Society of Broadcast Engineers
sbe.org
Like it says.

Society of Women Engineers (SWE)
swe.org
Premier women's engineering organization.

Spread Spectrum
sss-mag.com
Everything spread spectrum.

Technical Museum Links
Links to worldwide museums housing a variety of technical items of interest including amateur radio, computer history, electrical scientific apparatus, espionage, science, and more.

Techography
techography.com
Articles and information on technology.

TechOnLine
techonline.com
Electrical engineering education and information.

TechStreet
techstreet.com
500,000 book titles; 10,000 publishers; 91,000 downloadable documents.

TechWeb
techweb.com
A uniquely valuable resource for IT professionals, offering the best of both worlds: A distinctive combination of top-notch original content and one-stop, contextual access to the resources of CMP's network of industry-leading technology publications.

Temperatures.com
temperatures.com
About Temperature Sensors is a unique, free internet information/education Web site aimed directly at Engineers, Scientists, Technicians and Students to help them learn about temperature sensors and how to effectively use them.

The EE Compenduim
ee.cleversoul.com
The EE Compendium is a resource for the working electronics engineer, with book and tool recommendations, microcontroller information, electronic projects, free source code, industry links, and much more.

The Engineer's Club
engineers.com
A "PLACE" for engineers and technical professionals around the world to find resources and links to other helpful sites.

TNT (TechNote Time) Electrical Trades Gift Store
etgiftstore.com
352-522-0415 / Dunnellon, FL
Th premier Ohm's law and novelty gift store for electricians, the power lineman, electrical engineers, electrical contractors, apprentices/students and ham radio operators! - Hundreds of electrical themed gifts!

Transistor Museum
semiconductormuseum.com/Museum_Index.htm
Dedicated to preserving the history of the greatest invention of the 20th Century.

TV History - the first 75 Years
tvhistory.tv
Divided into eras and contains many photos of TV sets, past and present, with patents, magazines and timelines.

University of California @ Irvine Libraries
lib.uci.edu
Huge collection of online data on everything imaginable.

UMTS World
umtsworld.com
News, info and facts.

University of Washington's Circuits Archive
ee.washington.edu/circuit_archive
This is a site devoted to expanding the availability of circuit designs to engineering students, and even engineering professionals.

University of San Diego EEE 171
sandiego.edu/~ekim/e171f00/index.html
Applied Engineering Electromagnetics,
EEE 194
sandiego.edu/~ekim/e194rfs01/index.html
RF & Microwave Engineering - lots of good course notes by professor Ernie Kim.

Virtual Library
vlib-ee.org
Electrical and electronics engineering.

W-LAN (IEEE)
standards.ieee.org/getieee802
802.11 standard provided by the IEEE.

Wireless Net DesignLine
wirelessnetdesignline.com
Source for how-to information created for the engineering community by engineers. "Everything you need to know about wireless networking design." Libraries, blogs, product info and more for Bluetooth, WLAN, ZigBee, UWB, ISM.

World Science Website
world-science.net
This site is chock-full of good science news that covers astronomy, archaeology, medicine, physics, biology...

Yahoo! Electrical Engineering
yahoo.com/Science/Engineering/Electrical_Engineering
Yahoo!'s collection of sites.

Zigbee Alliance
zigbee.org
An association of companies working together to enable reliable, cost-effective, low-power, wirelessly networked, monitoring and control products based on an open global standard.

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