Monthly Archives: April 2014

Video of ATV Ride: Lower Elevations of the Uncompahgre Plateau

Here’s a video of a ride in the Dry Creek Canyon area of the Uncompahgre Plateau to the west of Montrose, Colorado. I posted a few days ago with photographs and a GPS map; you can see these by clicking … Continue reading

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History of Ham Radio: Chronology

At the last meeting of the Montrose Amateur Radio Club, I gave a presentation on the history of ham radio. The notes I used, which provide a chronology of radio-related events for more than a century, may be found by … Continue reading

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ATV Ride: Montrose, CO, Flat Top Free Riding Area

Thursday the Uncompahgre Valley Trail Riders Snowmobile and ATV Club held a club ride to the Flat Top free riding area north of Montrose, CO. My wife and I jumped on our Polaris RZR and joined them. Below are a … Continue reading

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ATV Ride: Lower Elevations of the Uncompahgre Plateau

Last Wednesday found me and friends going along for a ride with several members of the local ATV club (it was not an official club ride—just informal). The GPS track shows where we parked and then went over trails that … Continue reading

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See Me in a CyberLink PowerDirector Feature Story

A few weeks ago I was approached by the CyberLink marketing folks about how I use CyberLink PowerDirector, their video-editing software. I posted the questions and answers here. Here’s what it turned into: click here to see the CyberLink PowerDirector … Continue reading

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Single Sideband (SSB) Tuning Tips

Single Sideband (SSB) presents some unique challenges to the new amateur radio operator. You can read all you want in books, but it’s still hard. This video demonstrates how it’s done and what it should sound like.

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Imagery for Genealogy: From Camera to Ancestral Quest in Four Easy Steps

Do images frustrate you? Too many acronyms? Hard to find stuff once it’s on your hard drive? This video is an introduction to a class I teach about imagery for genealogy. It shows, very simply, the process from taking a … Continue reading

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