Monthly Archives: April 2012

GoPro HD Hero2 Test – the “camel”!

My wife says this makes me look like a camel! A video just for fun!

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GoPro HD Hero2 First Video: Diversions along Lower Powerline Road

Woohoo! My birthday present is a GoPro HD Hero2 helmet-mounted camera. Needless to say, it was mounted on my helmet even before I left Highland Cycles of Montrose, CO. What you see here is the first (successful) video, taken last … Continue reading

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Peach Valley Open and Offers Great Riding

Just a quick note that Peach Valley, outside Olathe, CO, is very much open for business. I was up there Saturday and had a blast! And…I have a new GoPro Hero2 camera, so look for videos to come!

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First JT-65 QSO!

JT-65 is a digital communications mode that I’ve heard about. It sounded horribly complex, with many variables that all must be just right. Well, that’s true. Today I received a newsletter from West Mountain Radio with yet another article about … Continue reading

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Ham Radio General Class Lesson 1.3

Here’s your video introduction to the material in Lesson 1.3, “The Upgrade Trail.” After viewing the video, you may return to the list of videos for the General Class training project by clicking here.

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Ham Radio General Class Lesson 1.2

Here’s your video introduction to Lesson 1.2 (even though the video says Lesson 1.1), “How to Use this Book,” from the ARRL General Class License Manual. The URL shown in the lesson will provide you with further background information if … Continue reading

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Ham Radio General Class Lesson 1.1

After you’ve finished, click here to return to the General Class training page. Please add a comment if you have any questions.

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Jumpline: I love you!

Last night and today I’ve been creating the new website for the Montrose (Colorado) Amateur Radio Club. Frustratingly, I couldn’t configure it to upload images easily. So, I filed a support ticket with Jumpline, Inc., my web hosting provider. I … Continue reading

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Powerline Roads, Glenn’s Road are mostly open

Over the past couple days, I checked out some of my favorite roads, very near to where I live. Glenn’s Road is open to the point where you can see a great view of Montrose to the north. Upper Powerline … Continue reading

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