Monthly Archives: January 2012

To Coin a Collection

We’re now four years past the end of the George Washington U.S. State commemorative quarters.  I still haven’t found a circulated 2008-P Idaho.  I’m trying hard not to buy a mint set just to get that one coin, it would … Continue reading

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Straight as an Arrow

It’s not an F-16, but it’s nice to be able to get airborne again once in awhile.

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Roll the Stone Away

Note:  This post’s draft was written on 02 May 2011, but I didn’t post it until 16 January 2012 * * * * * * * * * I listened to this song all the way to and from work today.  Why … Continue reading

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What do I Read After the News?

News browsing evolves over the years, at least for me. Since I moved back to the States a few years ago, FoxNews is pretty much standard fare at work and I can watch it at home. It beats that conglomeration … Continue reading

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Backyard Dipole

I managed to set this 10-m dipole antenna in my back yard a few weeks ago and made a handful of contacts with it working the band over the course of about an hour. I had some help creating the … Continue reading

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