Welcome

My name is Ahmad Tabbouch. My friends know me as the untangler of cords, but I'm also a fulltime installation contractor on the NBN HFC Platform.

I am the proprietor of UltraKeet Pty Ltd, which I currently use to fulfil my contractual obligations (as well as offering a free, tongue-in-cheek project site)

Below is my business card, which is made from FR4 Printed Circuit Board:

And here is my workspace during one of my neater weeks:

I have a reasonably good handle on most things related to Electronics & Software, including an uncanny ability to set the clocks on most consumer-grade appliances:

(...But sometimes it's just easier to plug them in at Midnight)

Here are a few of the commercial PCBs that I've had the pleasure of designing, and writing the software/firmware for:


DMX Auto-Addressing control card


Mesh-Networkable intelligent lighting controller


'StripTease' interactive LED strip driver

...And here are a couple of my hobby-grade PCBs for good measure:


ODU simulator PCB for NBN/Ericsson Fixed-Wireless


Static-RAM tester for train station ticket machines

I enjoy working with devices that store and dump huge amounts of energy:


'PopStart' spark gap for my Pulsed-Arc Welder project

...Unfortunately construction occasionally results in minor injury


Totally worth it.

. . .


I have a fairly benign sense of humour, which I typically only share with the closest of friends:


The worst kind of pareidolia

Occasionally, it ends up on a product:


Warning on the NBN WNTD WiFi Gateway

...And on prototypes for well-known defence contractors:


[Classified project related to sonar]

. . .


This is what I look like, according to an adult with reasonably good artistic skills:


And this is where I live, according to a child with fantastic artistic skills:

...I tend to suffer from headaches

I occasionally have a hard time finishing things that I

[ This is part of an ongoing joke... You had to be there ]

Feel free to get in-touch: - Ahmad [at] Tabbouch.com.au - No speculative work or touching please.