Tag Archives: Zuhlsdorf’s Law

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 … 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 … 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 … 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 … 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 … 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 … 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 … 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… … Continue reading

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File not found…

Yep… says it all.

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Of Conjunctions, Cornetti, and Corollaries

Last night there was a beautiful conjunction of your planet’s moon with the gas giant Jupiter. My phone photos don’t do it justice. The stars are not conjoined for my internet connection however. This morning I am working my Internet … Continue reading

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It never rains, but it…

… pours. What a day I have had. First, I have felt dreadful all day long. I forced myself out (into the rain – and I don’t do rain well) to get something to eat. I ate about a third … Continue reading

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Digging at the guts

You might recall that the computer which powered the Z-Cam is down and out. I ordered an gizmo which allows you to connect a hard disk drive to a USB port.  This is a SATA/PATA/IDE Drive to USB 2.0 Adapter … Continue reading

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