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All 59 issues of the “KGB” since 1989…

Issue Index
Winter, 2016

THE LAST HARD COPY

  • Eulogy to Bill Kimmel
  • What Next at Kimmel Gerke Associates?
Winter, 2015
  • Focus on Prepping for EMI Testing
  • In-House EMC Training & Design Reviews
Winter, 2014
  • Focus on Cables & Connectors
  • Consider In-House EMC Training
Winter, 2013
  • Focus on Printed Circuit Board Reviews
  • New Systems Class: EMC Design in Military Systems
Winter, 2012 (PDF)
  • Focus on Power Disturbances
  • Book Review: Power Signatures, by Alex McEachron
Summer, 2011
(PDF)
  • Focus on RFI Troubleshooting
  • Book Review : ARRL Amateur Radio Handbook (2011)
Winter, 2010-11
(PDF)
  • Focus on Radiated Emissions
  • Book Review- Platform Interference in Wireless Systems, by Slattery & Skinner
Summer 2010(PDF)
  • Focus on Software as a Component
  • Book Review –Linchpin, by Seth Godin
Winter, 2009-10
(PDF)
  • Focus on Frequency
  • Book Review
    Electromagnetic Compatibility Engineering, Henry Ott
Summer, 2009
(PDF)
  • Focus on EMI in GPS Electronics
  • Book Review
    Signal Integrity Simplified, Dr Eric Bogatin
Winter, 2009
(PDF)
  • Focus on Vehicular EMI
  • Book Review
    R56 Standards and Guidelines for Communications Sites
Summer, 2008
(PDF)
  • Focus on Shielding
  • Book Reviews
    The Rise of the Creative Class
    The Flight of the Creative Class
    both by Richard Florida
Winter, 2008
(PDF)
  • Focus on EMP
  • Book Review
    RF Exposure and You (AARL), Ed Hare
Summer, 2007
(PDF)
  • Focus on Diagnosing EMI Problems
  • Book Review
    ARRL RFI Book (2nd Ed)
    AC Power Interface Handbook, Marv Loftness
    RSGB Guide to EMC, Robin Page-Jones
Winter, 2007
(PDF)
  • Focus on EMC Requirements
  • Book Review
    Noise Reduction Techniques in Electronic Systems, 2nd Edition,
    Henry Ott
Summer, 2006
(PDF)
  • Focus on Signal Filters for EMC
  • Book Review
    Electromagnetic Compatibility, 2nd Edition,
    Clayton Paul
Winter, 2006
(PDF)
  • Focus on ESD
  • Book Review
    EDN Designers Guide to EMC
    EMC in Medical Equipment
    EMC Suppression Handbook
    All written by Bill Kimmel and Daryl Gerke
Fall 2005
(PDF)
  • Focus on EMI in Critical Circuits for EMC
  • Book Review
    Electromagnetic Compatibility Handbook, Kenneth Kaiser
Fall 2004/ Winter 2005 (PDF)
  • Focus on EMI in Power Electronics
  • Book Review
    ESD Design & Analysis Handbook, James Vinson and Joseph Benier
Spring/Summer
2004
(PDF)
  • Focus on EMI and Signal Integrity
  • Book Review
    EMI Troubleshooting Techniques, Michel Mardiguian
  • Recommended EMC Books
Fall 2003/
Winter 2004

(PDF)
  • Focus on 60 Hz EMF
  • Book Review
    High Speed Digital Systems Design – A Handbook of Interconnect Theory and Design Practices, Stephen Hall, Garrett Hall and James McCall
  • EMC Periodicals
Summer 2003
(PDF)
  • Focus on Cost of Non-Compliance (CONC)
  • Book Review
    AC Power Interference Handbook – 2nd Ed., Marv Lofness
Spring 2003
(PDF)
  • Focus on EMC Design Reviews
  • Book Review
    High Speed Signal Propagation – Advanced Black Magic, Howard Johnson and Martin Graham
Fall 2002
(PDF)
  • Focus on EMC in Space
  • Book Reviews
    MECL Designer’s Handbook, William Blood
    Harry Potter and the Sorcerer’s Stone, J. K. Rowling
Summer 2002
(PDF)
  • Focus on Avionics
  • Book Review
    Electromagnetics Explained, Ron Schmitt
Spring 2002
(PDF)
  • Focus on Military Electronics
  • Q&A Column
  • Book Review:
    The Art of Electronics, Horowitz and Hill
Winter 2002
(PDF)
  • Focus on EMC Software
  • Q&A Column
Winter 2001
(PDF)
  • Focus on Wireless EMI
  • Book Review:
    • Lightning, Martin Uman
Summer 2000
(PDF)
  • Focus on Microwave EMI
  • Book Review:
    • Printed Circuit Board Design Techniques for EMC Compliance, 2nd Ed., Mark Montrose
Winter 2000
(PDF)
  • Focus on Crosstalk
  • Book Review:
    • EMI Troubleshooting Techniques, Michel Mardiguian
Summer 1999
(PDF)
  • Focus on Grounding
  • Book Review:
    • Power Frequency Magnetic Fields and public Health, William Horton and Saul Goldberg
Spring 1999
(PDF)
  • Focus on Signal Integrity
  • Book Review:
    • Signal and Power Integrity in Power Systems, James Buchanan
Fall 1998
(PDF)
  • Focus on Transients
  • Book Reviews:
    • EMI Suppression Handbook, William Kimmel and Daryl Gerke
    • EMC and the Printed Circuit Board, Mark Montrose
Winter 1998
(PDF)
  • Focus on EMI Gaskets
  • Book Review: The EMC Desk Reference Encyclopedia, Don White
Summer 1997 (PDF)
  • Focus on Power Supply EMI
  • Book Review: Digital Design for Interference Specifications, David Terrell and R. Kenneth Keenan
Fall 1996
(PDF)
  • Focus on EMI and Integrated Circuits
  • Book Review: AC Power Interference Manual, Marv Loftness
Winter 1996
(PDF)
  • Focus on Industrial Electronics
  • Book: Electromagnetic Compatibility in Medical Equipment, by William Kimmel & Daryl Gerke
Summer 1996
(PDF)
  • Focus on Cable Connectors
  • RFI Failure Forcer
Summer 1995
(PDF)
  • Focus on the European Union (EU)
  • Book Review: Printed Circuit Board Design Techniques for EMC Compliance, Mark Montrose
Winter 1995
(PDF)
  • Focus on Pre-Compliance Testing
  • Book Review: The Circuit Designer’s Companion, Tim Williams
Fall 1994
(PDF)
  • Focus on Embedded Controllers
  • Book Reviews:
    • Protection of Electronic Circuits from Overvoltages, by Ronald Standler
    • Electrical Transients in Power Systems, by Allan Greenwood
    • Handbook or Power Signatures, by Alexander McEachern
Spring 1994
(PDF)
  • Focus on Printed Circuit Boards
  • Book Reviews:
    • Electromagnetic Compatability, by Jasper Goedbloed
    • MECL System Design Handbook, by Bill Blood
Fall 1993
(PDF)
  • Focus on Troubleshooting
  • Book Reviews:
    • High Speed Digital Design by Howard Johnson and Martin Graham
    • Controlling Radiated Emissions by Design by Michele Mardiguain
Summer 1993
(PDF)
  • Focus on Passive Components
  • Book Reviews:
    • Transmission Line Design Handbook, by Brian C. Wadell
    • IEEE Standard Collection: Eletromagnetic Compatability
Winter 1993
(PDF)
  • Focus on Lightning
  • Book Reviews:
    • High Frequency Measurements and Noise in Electronic Circuits, DC Smith
    • Introduction to Electromagnetic Compatability, Clayton Paul
  • ESD Articles…
Fall 1992
(PDF)
  • Focus on Conductive Coatings
  • Book Reviews:
    • Radio Frequency Interference: How to Find It and Fix It, published by the American Radio Relay League (ARRL)
    • UHF/Microwave Experimenters Manual, also published by the ARRL.
  • Magnetic Field Articles…
Summer 1992
(PDF)
  • Focus on Analog Circuits
  • Book Reviews:
    • Noise and Other Interfering Signals by Ralph Morrison
    • Power Line Filter Design for Switched Mode Power Supplies, Mark Nave
  • New Light Bulbs an RFI Source?
  • Article on Grounding…
Spring 1992
(PDF)
  • Focus on Grounding
  • Book Reviews:
    • High Speed Digital IC Technologies, by Marc Rocchi
    • GaAs FET Principles and Technology, by James DiLorenzo
  • 60 Hz Magnetic Fields Not a Danger to Health…
Winter 1992
(PDF)
  • Focus on Medical Devices
  • 60 Hz Magnetic Fields Not a Danger to Health…
Fall 1991
(PDF)
  • Focus on Architectural Shielding
  • Book Review: Architectural Electromagnetic Shielding Handbook, by Leland Hemming
  • Cable Shielding Info…
Summer 1991
(PDF)
  • Focus on Automotive/Vehicular Electronics
  • Book Reviews:
    • Troubleshooting Analog Circuits, by Bob Pease
    • Analog Circuit Design, edited by Jim Williams
  • Power Line Magnetic Fields…
  • Professional Credentials…
Spring 1991
(PDF)
  • Focus on Industrial Controls
  • IEC 555-2 spec on Power Line Harmonics…
  • Design Reviews…
Winter 1991
(PDF)
  • Focus on Design Reviews
  • Book Review: Capacitance, Inductance, and Crosstalk Analysis, by Charles S. Walker
  • Low Frequency Magnetic Fields
Fall 1990
(PDF)
  • Focus on High Performance Digital Design
  • Book Review: CMOS/TTL Digital Systems Design, by James Buchanan
  • Certified EMC Engineers
Summer 1990
(PDF)
  • Focus on Power Disturbances
  • European Community Update
  • Book Reviews
    • Electrostatic Discharge — Understand, Simulate and Fix ESD Problems, by Michael Mardiguian
    • ESD, by Warren Boxleitner
Spring 1990
(PDF)
  • Focus on Ferrites
  • News and Reviews
  • Book Review: Grounding and Shielding in Facilities, Ralph Morrison and Warren Lewis
  • Article on Power Disturbances
Winter 1990
(PDF)
  • Focus on Architecture
Fall 1989
(PDF)
  • A History of the EMC-Event
  • News and Views: Regulations and Compliance
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