Monthly Archives: January 2012

Kindle NCX file demystified

Kindle! Everyone wants their book on Kindle. And, everyone wants it to look gorgeous. As covered in previous posts (here for cover images, getting Kindlegen to recognize the cover image, and an introduction to the all-important OPF file), the key … Continue reading

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Opening a Command Window Directly

As I’ve been exploring how to use Kindlegen to prepare my new fantasy novel, The Unexpected Traveler, for upload to Kindle, I made a couple posts (see here, here, and here) about the Kindlegen experience. Reader Ellie O. sent me … Continue reading

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Is Skybeam Incompetent?

I continue to have trouble with Skybeam, my Internet Service Provider. I called again today and was given the same status that I’ve been given for a month: it’s been assigned to someone who is actively working it. Really? As … Continue reading

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Ham Radio Training Videos are Finished!

After three months, all the ham radio training videos are in place! What a marathon! But it’s done, and you can benefit from the results by clicking here.

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Preparing to take your ham radio examination

Here’s the capstone video in the Technician class license video introduction series. In this video I tell you how to prepare for your examination. It includes specific logistics items such as the identification you need to bring, how to pay, … Continue reading

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Lesson 9.3, Mechanical Safety

Here’s your video introduction to an incredibly important topic, Lesson 9.3, Mechanical Safety. Pay heed to the material in the video and in the book! You may return to the list of lessons by clicking here. BTW, the backdrop is … Continue reading

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Lesson 9.2, RF Exposure

Here’s your video introduction to important safety information in Lesson 9.2, RF Exposure, in the ARRL Ham Radio License Manual for the Technician class license. You may return to the list of lessons by clicking here. BTW the backdrop picture … Continue reading

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Lesson 9.1, Electrical Safety

Here’s your video introduction to a very important lesson in the ARRL Ham Radio License Manual for the Technician class license. It’s Lesson 9.1, on Electrical Safety. Pay heed to the material in the book! Your life may depend on … Continue reading

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Lesson 8.6, Prohibited Transmissions

Here’s your video introduction to Lesson 8.6, Prohibited Transmissions, in the ARRL Ham Radio License Manual for the Technician class license. After you’ve finished, you can click here to return to the list of lessons. BTW, the backdrop is a … Continue reading

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Lesson 8.5, Remote and Automatic Operation

Here’s your video introduction to Lesson 8.5, Remote and Automatic Operation, in the ARRL Ham Radio License Manual for the Technician class license. After finishing, click here to return to the list of lessons. BTW, the backdrop is a picture … Continue reading

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