[Chugalug] So what is the state of making your own circuit boards?

32cstyle . cstyle31 at gmail.com
Fri Mar 21 19:08:01 UTC 2014

The ExpressPCB and PCBExpress I didn't have good experience with. Well,
lets say that the design
portion was pretty good. Yet, when my design was done. It was going to cost
me over 120 bucks for
3 boards plus S&H.

I thought I would save the design as a .bmp. Then take that image to a
transparency that I would use
for etching.The programmers were too smart for that. The scaling was way
off. Even when I used photoshop
it was off. I spent a weekend learning the software to draw my schematic,
and layout the board. Just to find
out I couldn't use it.

Just know, if you go that route, you'll have to use their product from
begin to end.

On Fri, Mar 21, 2014 at 2:27 PM, Rod <rod-lists at epbfi.com> wrote:

> I'm looking into linux based Software Defined Radio and found this
> wonderful device.
> Transmit and recieves from 30mhz to 6ghz.
> https://github.com/mossmann/hackrf/tree/master/hardware/jawbreaker
> https://www.kickstarter.com/projects/mossmann/hackrf-an-
> open-source-sdr-platform
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