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by gnuuser
22 Mar 2023, 02:02
Forum: General News
Topic: Airforce vs ham radio, paranoia of spy balloons
Replies: 3
Views: 3349

Re: Airforce vs ham radio, paranoia of spy balloons

Would be amusing to release an arseload of mylar helium balloons with tinfoil tied to them.
It would make radar go nuts.
by gnuuser
27 Feb 2023, 15:03
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: 2020 Kabuki
Replies: 36
Views: 18519

Re: 2020 Kabuki

Why is it the the hunger games scenario keeps coming to mind?

Radical I know but think about it.
The rich in power, taking everything thing they can and being entertained by the misery and death of others just trying to survive.
by gnuuser
26 Feb 2023, 17:36
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: 2020 Kabuki
Replies: 36
Views: 18519

Re: 2020 Kabuki

:twisted: I am tempted to post my above post on many social sites just to see how many of the puppets delete it or ban me! :twisted:
by gnuuser
22 Feb 2023, 15:44
Forum: General News
Topic: Airforce vs ham radio, paranoia of spy balloons
Replies: 3
Views: 3349

Airforce vs ham radio, paranoia of spy balloons

It's understandable that there is a lot of paranoia in our military worlds, but it can be taken to extremes. Balloon based telemetry has been used by amateur radio, weather services, education, the military, and environmental services for a long time. As far as amateur radio is concerned our frequen...
by gnuuser
12 Feb 2023, 16:57
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: 2020 Kabuki
Replies: 36
Views: 18519

Re: 2020 Kabuki

And consider gun control! It's NEVER been about common sense safety laws regardless of what our politurds claim. It's about tyranny Those in power want more and the only way the can do it is to REMOVE the people's capabilities to be able to remove them from power. Think about it if they succeed, onl...
by gnuuser
17 Jan 2023, 01:38
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: Who would have thought.
Replies: 1
Views: 1601

Re: Who would have thought.

Finished the job this morning ( almost 3 days ahead of schedule), replaced all the breakers, and printed up the megger report, submitted photos,
Everything is up to code. And insurance company is very happy.
Customer very happy.
by gnuuser
14 Jan 2023, 02:59
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: Who would have thought.
Replies: 1
Views: 1601

Who would have thought.

Sheesh ! Been retired now for going on 6 years. Decided to help a friend who purchased on old house. I went through and removed all the unsafe wiring and I am bringing the system up to code. She was telling one of her charges( she's a nurse at a local hospital) and he turned out to be an old friend ...
by gnuuser
08 Jan 2023, 21:35
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: What are you reading right now?
Replies: 26
Views: 14929

Re: What are you reading right now?

A vintage arrl antenna manual and various vintage radio magazines.
by gnuuser
05 Jan 2023, 07:01
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: Perfect kill shot ( hunting)
Replies: 4
Views: 2371

Re: Perfect kill shot ( hunting)

Summer sausage kit with spice and curing salt pack. 10 lbs of ground venison, 2 pounds of sweet sausage, 2 pounds of lean ground beef, 3 cups water, and 3/4 cup of olive oil. Tightly stuffed in 4 collagen sleeves with about 3 lbs left over for sausage patties. Damn good with a cold beer. ( even good...
by gnuuser
05 Jan 2023, 02:04
Forum: Other Languages
Topic: Who will help with the choice of pressure washer steamer
Replies: 1
Views: 2876

Re: Who will help with the choice of pressure washer steamer

What you are describing is called a steam jenny Aside from pressure pump it has a high speed boiler assembly generally fueled by kerosene and forced air. They were very effective at degreasing because of both high heat and high pressure. There were certain wax based undercoating that would be stripp...
by gnuuser
31 Dec 2022, 00:15
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: What are you reading right now?
Replies: 26
Views: 14929

Re: What are you reading right now?

Dragon spawn! Part of the lupine series.
by gnuuser
27 Dec 2022, 22:07
Forum: The Lounge
Topic: Bored today
Replies: 4
Views: 2427

Re: Bored today

Some radio interfaces for different radios use the computers sound card and line in or mic jack along with software
While the computer does the translation work, the radio transceiver actually sends the signal.

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