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It has been too long…

Sadly, it has been just over three years since I posted anything new on this blog. Most of my life has changed since then, but I still find the urge to write stuff about my adventures. Two years ago I retired from the day job, and started indulging in a few special interest groups on Facebook – but now I am trying to reel myself back in a bit. My micro-blogging turned into nano-blogging via FB. I was interested in posting my photos there as sort-of a ‘test market’, before posting to a big site that offers printing services. You can see a sample of my photography via https://www.facebook.com/SomenetImagery/ – click on Photos and browse thru the various Albums.

My interest in radio and antenna design is not gone, just on a back burner recently. I’m spending too much time with FB, and hope this post can help bring me back to WordPress. Subscribe, or check back soon. Thanks  /;^)

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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 . . .
/;^)

Ham Radio Day 2013

A little bit earlier this year (Mar.16), and the weather should be great .!.

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HR Day at GigaParts in Huntsville AL

This is a fun event, and a great opportunity for folks to learn more about this hobby. Doesn’t matter if you are newly-licensed, un-licensed, or an Old-Timer like me . . . something for everyone. Vendors, product demos, show&tell – I really appreciate GigaParts for hosting such an event. I plan to be there again to demonstrate my Subaru-deployable EmComm station. Last year I had HF and VHF radio, with simple quick antenna setups. This year I’m hoping to demo a portable VHF Winlink2000 email gateway. I’ll offer assistance and tips on how to configure your RMS-Express clients to use this service.
Sounds like a party .!. (here are a couple of pics from last year…)

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Subaru Field Station WB5RMG @ GigaParts 2012

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Subaru Field Station WB5RMG w/ HF & VHF & APRS & PSK31 /;^)