Monthly Archives: December 2014

Moab and Arches National Park in Winter

Red rock country, right? Temps in the low 100°F’s, right? Four wheeling and hit those trails, right? Well, maybe not in winter. Loretta and I took our Christmas retreat this year in Moab—and got right properly snowed on. Add snow … Continue reading

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1944 IBM Ad: Hearkening Back to a Different Era

My wife found this in an old art magazine, dating back to October, 1944. One would wonder what IBM was doing advertising to artists, but during World War II, with rationing in effect, no one could buy just any old … Continue reading

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General Class Lesson 1.2 Video Updated

YouTube somehow truncated the original General Lesson 1.2 video, so I re-posted the complete video and put a notice on the bad one that points viewers to the complete version. Thanks to reader Bob Esplin for bringing the issue to … Continue reading

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Amateur Extra Class Lesson 6.4, Power Supplies

Here’s your video introduction to Section 6.4, Power Supplies, in the ARRL Extra Class License Manual for Ham Radio. After you’ve viewed the video, read the section in the book, and feel comfortable with the relevant test questions, click here … Continue reading

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