Tag Archives: Zuhlsdorf’s Law

Z’s Law strikes!

I’m experiencing Zuhlsdorf’s Law today.
I’m just back from Rome.  I fly out again tomorrow.  I have an enormous To Do list and a lot of it involves internet.
Today… total internet service outage where I am.   Internet, TV, phone.

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My View For Awhile: YHUGE DELAY Edition – UPDATED

I am in Denver. What a strange airport. I’ve only been through Denver 3 times (I think) and each time I like this airport less.

I think an undergrad designed it.  Who thought that the layout for check in relation to … Continue reading

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CQ CQ CQ – #HamRadio Saturday : Vatican

I haven’t posted about Ham Radio lately. I haven’t been active. I have no “shack” at the moment here in the Cupboard Under the Stairs. (No bird feeders, either… though I do have a stove, now. That’s something.) However, I … Continue reading

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Of this and that

I am packing for my flight to Italy tomorrow.  I’m pretty sure that my flights won’t be affected by nasty weather.
Speaking of nasty weather, this morning I had a call from my mother in Florida, right on the coast where the eye-wall … Continue reading

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CQ CQ CQ – #HamRadio Saturday – Misc

It has been a few weeks since I’ve posted under this rubric.
One of you readers sent me a laser measuring device, which should be helpful. Thanks! Also, I got some Anderson Powerpole stuff.  Thanks!
I have some serious to do lists … Continue reading

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CQ CQ CQ #HamRadio Saturday: Zuhlsdorf’s Law isn’t finished with me yet, CW, and Echolink

I told you last week about my ongoing travails with Zuhlsdorf’s Law.
It’s isn’t quite done with me yet, I’m afraid.
We had a big storm rip through here, a consequence of which was that a big pine tree I was going … Continue reading

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CQ CQ CQ #HamRadio Saturday: UPGRADE and the aftermath of Zuhlsdorf’s Law

Last week I posted about the long delay for my Amateur Extra license upgrade to be posted on the FCC site.  It FINALLY came through.  So, that’s take care of.
Last week I also posted on my struggles under the influence of … Continue reading

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CQ CQ CQ #HamRadio Saturday: Zuhlsdorf’s Law strikes again… and again.

Last week I wrote that I passed my Extra exam, to upgrade my license.   Really.  I did actually pass.
So, I patiently checked the FCC site every couple days to see if the upgrade was posted.  No joy.
Then I was sent … Continue reading

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Movie Recommendation and Books Received

I don’t like to expose much about plots of movies I see because I detest spoilers.
Yesterday (being Tuesday, my movie day, $5 all day and free popcorn), I saw The Martian (from the book HERE).  Gorgeous martian landscapes, apparently filmed … Continue reading

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Blog travails continue – 404 page

I don’t know whether this came from an attack or if something is a little wonky with the database, but a couple times now people have found when clicking on links to posts or comments that they are directed to … Continue reading

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URGENT: Problems posting comments

I have received a few emails from readers who have been getting a message about a “white list” when trying to comment here.
I will try to get to the bottom of this.
UPDATE:
A reader send a screen shot of what they … Continue reading

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My view for a while and Z’s Law

I am on my way to Rome today, thanks to all of you… quite a few of you!
Of course this is when Zuhlsdorf’s Law clicks in big time. Many of you will remember Zuhlsdorf’s Law. Many of you will … Continue reading

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Blog was down for a bit… an attack

This afternoon the blog was down for a short period.  I figured it was just the higher than usual traffic stressing out the poor server.
I am informed that it was an attack that caused the problem.
What’s the old phrase?
“If they … Continue reading

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Zuhlsdorf’s Law and the blog

If you are reading this today, we are both lucky. I actually got it posted and you brought up the page!
Today we have a great example of Zuhlsdorf’s Law in full force.
Zuhlsdorf’s Law
Murphy was an optimst. Therefore…
When you need your … Continue reading

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File not found…

Yep… says it all.

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