Monthly Archives: November 2013

CyberLink PowerDirector 12 Review by Videomaker

I use CyberLink PowerDirector as my video editing tool for the ham radio videos and the motorcycling/4WD videos—and with every video I’m trying to raise the production values. Version 12 adds more capability, and this time I opted to also … Continue reading

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Woohoo! I got my 50,000 words done for NaNoWriMo!

Woohoo! I did it! I know this is way out of the ordinary for this website, but as one of my hobbies is writing sci-fi/fantasy novels, I couldn’t help but enter the NaNoWriMo writing contest. It works this way: There’s … Continue reading

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FiFi SDR—Presentation I Gave at Montrose Amateur Radio Club Meeting

Have you heard of the FiFi SDR? It was featured in the September, 2013, issue of QST. I ordered one, put it together, played with it, and gave this presentation at the last MARC meeting. I re-narrated the charts into … Continue reading

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Escalante Canyon: Late Fall Ride

Escalante Canyon is named after a famous participant in the Dominguez-Escalante expedition which took place about 1750. The idea was to find a route from New Mexico to California. They never made it that far, but they did get through … Continue reading

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Ten-Tec 538 Jupiter: Conversations with Paul, GM4ULS

Paul, GM4ULS, and I exchanged several emails in August, 2013, about the Ten-Tec Jupiter, which Ten-Tec lists as their Model 538 HF transceiver. This great rig has been in their lineup for over a decade and was discontinued only recently. … Continue reading

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