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Re: Homemade PCBs!

Original poster: "Jim Mitchell" <Electrontube-at-sbcglobal-dot-net> 

Well its not freeware but you can "get it for free" if you know what I mean.

Regards - Jim Mitchell
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From: "Tesla list" <tesla-at-pupman-dot-com>
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Sent: Tuesday, April 27, 2004 11:05 PM
Subject: Re: Homemade PCBs!

 > Original poster: Ed Phillips <evp-at-pacbell-dot-net>
 > "Original poster: "Jim Mitchell" <Electrontube-at-sbcglobal-dot-net>
 > Oh my.  Why doesn't anyone know what gerber files are?!  You can use
 > eagle
 > to do them,  or I can make them for you.
 > Regards - Jim Mitchell"
 > Know what Gerber plotters are and assumed they work from data files of
 > some sort, but that's as close as I've come; I'm a radar systems /
 > microwave guy who doesn't make circuit boards (about two generations too
 > early), and I don't know how the files are generated.  To continue my
 > ignorance, what is "eagle" and is it freeware or one of those expensive
 > CAD programs?  Thanks for the offer but I'd rather "do it myself".
 > Ed