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Welcome to Dave Casler’s site and blog!
I like to share information and that's what this site is for. I love living in Southwestern Colorado in the San Juan Mountains, part of the Rocky Mountain range. I enjoy motorcycling, both street and dirt, so I keep GPS tracks of my travels to share along with photographs. Oh, the wildflowers aren't bad either!
How can I get my ham radio Technician license? Click here for the training material.
New! General Class videos too!
Where's a good place to ride? Click here for Road Index.
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Click here for Dave's commercial site, www.mtsneffelspress.com, where you can order Dave's fantasy books and other books by local authors. One very popular book I publish for the local railroad museum is about historic narrow gauge railroads in the San Juans.
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Monthly Archives: September 2011
Wednesday and Thursday of this week, I was up in the Ironton Park area, about 7 miles south of Ouray, where the color was at its peak and quite spectacular. Also, some great photos continuing south up to Red Mountain … Continue reading
This is a post written in response to a question from a friend about whether the hum on her line was her problem or the phone company’s problem. I’m providing lots of pictures for a step-by-step way of testing. Please … Continue reading
In an earlier post I discuss costs associated with becoming a Technician Class ham radio operator and getting the proper equipment to get on the air. This post describes the costs to upgrade to General (or Extra) Class and get … Continue reading
Gateway, CO, was my destination on Saturday, September 3rd, 2011. My Labor Day weekend street bike ride took me west from Ridgway, along the San Miguel Canyon, up to Norwood, to Naturita, and thence to Gateway. A rest stop in … Continue reading
Our subdivision’s covenants forbid landscaping—everything’s supposed to be a natural. But we both love flowers, so every year Loretta plants two large tubs and some flowerpots with petunias, alyssum, and lots of other things. By the beginning of September, they’re … Continue reading
I tested out my Wouxun KG-UV3D on APRS on Thursday, Sept 1st. The equipment went into my Blazer with a mag-mount antenna. As you can see from the following GPS track, the equipment performed well. This post describes my system, … Continue reading
Gary and I were at it again today, this time at Clear Lake in San Juan County.