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I can hear California now! (Ham Radio Upgrades)

IMG_2273Readers from a year ago may remember that I temporarily hung my first HF antenna from the eave of my house. In this installment, I take my setup to the next level… (Don’t worry, it’s not technical…)

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March Updates & Upgrades

IMG_2556Sorry for the delay, as you’ll find in the coming post(s), I’ve been busy!

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Another “Fix It” Weekend!

IMG_2544The kids’ visit was cancelled unexpectedly, so I took the opportunity to get some stuff done!

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My Quest for Ham… Part 2

IMG_2197It’s the “big one,” the Cascadia Subduction Zone has finally unleashed its fury with a 9.0 quake! Not really, but I got to see what it might be like if it had…

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My Quest for Ham… Part 1

IMG_4114In today’s post I’m not talking about recipes or pork, but Amateur Radio. Many refer to anyone operating these radios as “Hams.” My story starts with a tree that knocks some sense into me…

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Asus Transformer Tablet TF300

IMG_2429After putting off getting a smartphone for a couple years now, I’ve be a bit behind the curve on the mobile scene. I decided to take the plunge and get myself an Android tablet to meet my daily needs.

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New Year Geocache

Nothing kicks off the new year like a geocache, especially one with an unexpected surprise…

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Sony SMP-N100 Review

IMG_1703My most selfish desires for Christmas this year came true. I’ve been yearning for a set-top box for months now, but I was never able to justify the expense. As I was researching the cornucopia of options, someone was listening

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Change, it’s inevitable… almost.

Why are so many hesitant to change? Heck some fight every change like they’re battling a wildfire… Here’s some recent examples from my life…

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Getting Lost… In Minecraft

imageOk, been sick for a few days. After catching up on dishes and groceries, I figured I’d let you in on some of my therapy. (Sans a pitcher of orange juice) I felt worse if I exerted myself, and my mind was incapable of higher-level thinking, so how does one find high-quality entertainment that doesn’t require either ability? Enter Minecraft….

 

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