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QRP: What’s the Fuss?

Recently I ran across an old article I wrote for BARC’s Bark (Boulder, Colorado, Amateur Radio Club) in November 1994. Some things have certainly changed since then, but much may still be of interest. BARC’s BARK Volume 19 Number 11 … Continue reading

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Yankee Boy Basin Wildflowers and Waterfalls

Here’s some summer flowers and waterfalls at Yankee Boy Basin, outside Ouray, Colorado. (1 min, 43 sec) The music is “Sleepy Jake” by Silent Partner, courtesy the YouTube audio library.

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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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Ham Radio General Class Lesson 8.3, Outdoor Safety

Here’s your video introduction to ARRL General Class License Manual for Ham Radio, Section 8.3, Outdoor Safety. These videos are meant as introductions to the material and are not a substitute for reading the book and answering the various sample … Continue reading

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SkyBeam Stood Me Up

As noted elsewhere, I’m having ongoing trouble with SkyBeam, my ISP. They’re delivering only about 2Mbps instead of the promised 5Mbps. After many long phone calls, they scheduled a service call this afternoon. I had to skip a scheduled luncheon … Continue reading

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