In the World of the High Tech Redneck, the Graybeard is the old guy who earned his gray by making all the mistakes, and tries to keep the young 'uns from repeating them. Silicon Graybeard is my term for an old hardware engineer; a circuit designer. The focus of this blog is on doing things, from radio to home machine shops and making all kinds of things, along with comments from a retired radio engineer running from tech or science news to economics; from firearms to the world at large.
Put the better part of four years of your life into it, and never even get to see one, touch one, or sit inside one. But be a reporter for a tech magazine and you get to take the yoke during a test flight... Sounds like I made a wrong career choice somewhere along the line.