October sunsets

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Words are not enough to describe this sunset splendor.

Alabama sunsets in October can be breathtaking. Cool air, high thin clouds . . .
Many of my favorite sunset photos are from October, and not just from Alabama. I really want to do some time-lapse video of these, but for now I am content to just sit and watch them in real time. Wow .!.
This one was just last Sunday, Oct 19 2014. Maybe you enjoyed it too.

/;^)

2014 June VHF QSO Party

This appears to be shaping up with fairly good conditions on 6 meters, but then I am still kinda new on 6. There have been plenty of times before that I didn’t hear much. For sure I am hearing a lot more now than can hear me, but I only have 100 watts, and a home brew Squalo. I have made about 40 contacts on 6 m so far. Maybe I can get a good pic of the antennas later.

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Trying to be heard in Colorado.

I use the very helpful DXmap real-time updates from Continue reading

Teach your children well

So, Christmas 2013 has come and gone; but Shelby managed to learn a few things that may help her into the future.

1. Selecting and cutting a Christmas tree for her room.

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Eastern Red Cedar for Christmas

2. Eating jellied cranberries, a whole slice at a time.

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Cranberry is a great Christmas color.

3.How to change tires on her Saturn.

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For when you are miles from anywhere, alone.

Next up – 2014 . . .
/;^)

Listening to Jupiter ?

I think that this is the JOVE antenna array at PARI.
I hope to know more soon.

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Shortwave radio antenna array at PARI.

/;^)