Evan Vander Stoep

Evan Vander Stoep

I'm Evan, a 17 year old with a technical interest in hardware/software. A lot of my expertise is in the field of maintaining/developing specialized complex radio voice/data communication systems. I write in depth technical explanations about my projects on my blog.

What I do

I have more than 7 year's experience building hardware/software. Below is a quick overview of my main technical skill sets and technologies I use. Want to find out more about my experience? Check out my online resume and project portfolio.

Electrical Engineering

Electronics is my focus. I started soldering my own circuits at just 9 years of age! Nowadays I enjoy prototyping custom PCBs (Printed Circuit Boards) and using ICs (Integrated Circuits) in my projects.

Radio Communications

Back in 2018 I started working with the Amateur Radio Relay Group.inc who runs a large/technical amateur radio repeater system here in Oregon. I'm now one of the lead technicians and an active board member.

Network Engineering

I have a lot of experience with Ubiquity networking equipment and Windows Server 2019 Edition. I run my own server from home to handle audio/video streaming, file storage .ect.

Embedded Systems

I have worked with embedded systems like Arduino and Raspberry Pi for years. I also have some experience with commercial PLCs (Programmable Logic Controllers).


I started YouTube back in 2013 and have gained a following of over 1000 subscribers. I create videos about my projects and explain in depth about how they function and the steps it took to create them.


Python is the main language I program in. I have lots of experience with creating bots for the Discord platform. I also have lots of interfacing with APIs and telemetry systems.

Web Development

I have experience creating in HTML5 and CSS. I have integrated PHP web dashboards into some of my projects. I am currently in the process of learning JavaScript. This website was also created by me.

CAD (Computer Aided Design)

I joined the 3D printing community around 2018 when I built my own home built 3D printer. I enjoy making models in my 3D design software Fusion360 however, I have a limited amount of experience with Fusion360 and am still learning.

Latest Blog Posts

Why the Elgato Stream Deck is so useful!

Why would a non-streamer like me use an Elgato Stream Deck? Here is some useful things I have been able to do and how I set up the Stream Deck to do these things.

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Interfacing to my Betabrite LED Sign

In February I bought a Betabrite LED Sign (AKA a ticker) for $50 off eBay without any of its accessories. I had wanted to get one for a few years after seeing similar models in store windows, at my local 911 dispatch center and at broadcast stations/studios...

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Telemetry Monitoring System

Over the past few months, I have realized how inconvenient it is to view the statistics of my server over time. When I'm at home, I was using HWinfo remote to monitor my servers. This was really inconvenient because I couldn't use this remotely on my phone...

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