Jed Margolin’s Web Site




Who is Reza Zandian?




Virginia City Highlands, Nevada


My Neighborhood



The Path to Enlightenment also goes to the Propane Tank





Articles Related to Storey County, Nevada


Audio Archive of Storey County Board of Commissioners Meetings

(starting from January 2013)



Cordevista – Forgotten But Not Gone



BLM/Great Basin Winds – Forgotten and Gone



Margolin Talks to the Census Bureau About His Zip Code



Tom Taormina versus Storey County, Nevada



Sunny Hills Ranchos – Not Just for Breakfast Anymore





Articles - Atari Stuff


Unit Vector Math for 3D Graphics



The Relationship Between Unit Vector Math and Euler Angle Functions



Pay No Attention to those Folks Behind the Curtain
(Atari/Atari Games Vax Mail and Memos 1982-1992)



The Secret Life of Vector Generators



The Secret Life of XY Monitors



TomCat - Atari's Last XY Game



Miscellaneous Schematics for Hard Drivin'/Race Drivin': Motor Amp, ADSP Board, and DSK Board



Fixing the Race Drivin' Y2K Bug



Atari Telephone Directory 1983



Atari Approved Vendor List (AVL)





Other Articles


What I Have Learned About Propane Furnaces (The Hard Way)




The Mystery of the Flakey Furnace



The Road to the Transistor



Lissajous Figures



Gas Music From Jupiter



Marantz 2230 Schematics and Pictures



WUOM - Updated (Program Guide for December 1974)



Computer Security Rant



Proposal to Reduce Spam



The True Story of the Wildblue Satellite Speed Network



AT&T is Doing It Again



AT&T is Doing It Again, Again



Nissan of Reno



Bad Satellite Equipment Companies



Betrayal of Trust

How Costco Almost Lost Me as a Member






Bad Company - Luce Research



If you are looking For a Crap Web Hosting Service
I have found it for you: 1 and 1 Hosting



More Crap: HostMonster



Warning about MultiPower Inc, Home Depot,

and the Consumer Product Safety Commission



The Boeing Company - Arrogant, Paranoid, or What?





My Patents
(with some commentary)


U.S. Patent 8,838,289

System and method for safely flying unmanned aerial vehicles in civilian airspace



U.S. Patent 8,643,534

System For Sensing Aircraft and Other Objects



U.S. Patent 8,373,591

System For Sensing Aircraft and Other Objects



U.S. Patent 7,360,130  
Memory With Integrated Programmable Controller



U.S. Patent 6,377,436
Microwave Transmission Using A Laser-Generated Plasma Beam Waveguide



U. S. Patent 5,904,724 
 Method and Apparatus for Remotely Piloting an Aircraft



Data Compression for Digital Elevation Databases (3 patents)



U. S. Patent 5,566,073
Pilot Aid Using a Synthetic Environment



Video Memory Patents (3 patents)



U. S. Patent 5,978,488
Simulated AM Radio



Video Game Patents (5 patents)





My Patents (List)


Patent List with Abstracts




Patent Applications


U.S. Patent Application 20150348393: Flame Sensing System



U.S. Patent Application 20150097714:  ADS-B Radar



U.S. Patent Application 20080033604:  System and Method For Safely

Flying Unmanned Aerial Vehicles in Civilian Airspace



U.S. Provisional Application:  Sensing Aircraft and Other Objects



U.S. Provisional Application: Flame Sensing System



Other Patent Stuff


Atari's Patents



U.S. Patent and Trademark Office



USPTO Patent Database






The Real NASA


How NASA Treats Independent Inventors



NASA's Continuing Lack of Accounting Controls




Patent Office Story 
 How the U.S. Patent Office Jumped the Shark 



The Story Continues at CAFC 



U.S. Patent Office
Still Jumping the Shark




Not-Prior Not-Art -  A Patent Reality Check





How the United States Air Force Plays the Shell Game with the Freedom of Information Act and How They Treat Independent Inventors





Synthetic Vision - The Real Story






Spoofing the Tektronix Readout Pin


Standalone Controller for an IDE CD-ROM Drive  


NTSC Video using the 68HC908QY4

Satellite Receiver Info

Uniden Supra Mods, Parts, and Schematics

Satellite Links



Things To Do 


 Flying UAVs in Civil Airspace By Using Synthetic Vision



Memory With Integrated Programmable Controller



Non-Invasive Blood Glucose Monitor using Analysis of Exhaled Breath


Distributing Computing System (Trade CPU Cycles for Web Access)

Web Death Insurance

Digital Consumer Audio System (DCAS)


Health Insurance Issues      


Hospital Charges at Santa Clara Valley Medical Center



Hospital Charges in San Jose



Hospital Charges in San Jose - Updates (June 2005)  



Proposal for Fair Treatment for People without Health Insurance




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