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Forum: Amateur Radio Classes and Testing Sessions 06-02-2018, 09:42 PM
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Posted By electricflyer
A successful Hamfest

Well, the Atlanta Radio Club and the Kennahoochee Radio Club 2018 hamfest is now in the books. It was held in the Cobb Civic Center this year do to the construction at Jim Miller Park where it was...
Forum: CQ CQ CQ 02-28-2018, 09:58 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 554
Posted By electricflyer
I also noticed you live just up the street from...

I also noticed you live just up the street from where DW and I got married 57 years ago. Too bad you don't still have a Forest River product, we like to go the to the FROG (Forest River Owners...
Forum: Junk Box 02-28-2018, 07:19 PM
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Views: 12,526
Posted By electricflyer
One I can always remember is Buck Snort, TN

One I can always remember is Buck Snort, TN
Forum: CQ CQ CQ 02-28-2018, 07:17 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 554
Posted By electricflyer
Welcome to the ORR forum. A very casual group of...

Welcome to the ORR forum. A very casual group of guys. I see you live in Council Bluffs. I grew up in SW Iowa and lived in CB for about 30 years before moving to Dayton,Ohio (18 years) and now in...
Forum: Amateur Radio Classes and Testing Sessions 01-20-2018, 07:20 PM
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Views: 821
Posted By electricflyer
Another License Class Done

Just finished another license class, this one was for upgrades to General. We had 7 get their upgrades, in addition we had some people taking exam for other licenses. There were 2 that passed their...
Forum: The Road Ahead 01-19-2018, 11:35 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 665
Posted By electricflyer
My son worked the International flight line at...

My son worked the International flight line at ATL Hartsfield when he worked for Delta. Now his manages the WIFI network at the airport, he had asked for a battery backup to the system but was...
Forum: Amateur Radio Classes and Testing Sessions 01-14-2018, 08:37 PM
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Views: 439
Posted By electricflyer
More new hams

We just finished a test session on Friday (Jan 12) at Mill Spring Academy. We had 5 students test and 2 that passed the Tech exam. This was the second time we have conducted a test session at this...
Forum: Other Hobbies 01-02-2018, 07:08 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 7,180
Posted By electricflyer
Did you hang a 100W bulb (non LED) in the coop. ...

Did you hang a 100W bulb (non LED) in the coop. We were down to 5 degees last night. They were still cold, just didn't complain. Not that many of them, you should have put them in your garage for...
Forum: Other Hobbies 01-02-2018, 05:51 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 7,180
Posted By electricflyer
Candeling is automated in the big egg plants,...

Candeling is automated in the big egg plants, occasionally you may get a double yoke also.
Forum: Amateur Radio Classes and Testing Sessions 12-19-2017, 08:17 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 586
Posted By electricflyer
Regional hospitals are required to have...

Regional hospitals are required to have HF/UHF/FHF radios and all other hospitals are required to have UHF/VHF radios. The one I volunteer at in Carroll County is not a regional hospital but it has...
Forum: Polls 12-18-2017, 10:15 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 12,085
Posted By electricflyer
Welcome to ORR Clifford. We have had a couple...

Welcome to ORR Clifford. We have had a couple new forum members in recent days. Pull up a seat and join in. I see you pulled one in from over 2 1/2 years ago, no matter it is timeless. I have a...
Forum: CQ CQ CQ 12-18-2017, 09:44 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 981
Posted By electricflyer
I'm glad you like winter because you certainly...

I'm glad you like winter because you certainly see a lot of it. It is beautiful to see a snow covered landscape but ugly when it starts to melt. I was born and raised on a farm in SW Iowa so I know...
Forum: Amateur Radio Classes and Testing Sessions 12-17-2017, 08:29 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 586
Posted By electricflyer
Another bunch of new hams

Well we just finished another Tech class this Saturday. We had 38 signed up for the class and 13 showed up. Of the 13 that tested 12 passed and one lady went on and passed the General. I was a...
Forum: Rag Chew 12-17-2017, 08:15 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,881
Posted By electricflyer
Update on the Kidney problem. The Dr didn't seem...

Update on the Kidney problem. The Dr didn't seem to be too concerned (yet). Another blood test was done, the result was low on vitamin "D" so have pills for that, I have had swollen legs since I...
Forum: CQ CQ CQ 12-17-2017, 08:06 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 981
Posted By electricflyer
Welcome to ORR Beau. Pull up a chair and enjoy. ...

Welcome to ORR Beau. Pull up a chair and enjoy. This is a friendly forum with a bunch of nice guys, haven't noticed any gals here yet. I'm Marv, KT4W and live about 25 miles west of downtown...
Forum: Rag Chew 11-29-2017, 06:53 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,881
Posted By electricflyer
I went to the link you provided but Wikipedia is...

I went to the link you provided but Wikipedia is hell bent on wanting money which I refuse to submit to so it looks like Wikipedia will have one less user.

The body doesn't fair well in old age. ...
Forum: Amateur Radio Classes and Testing Sessions 11-17-2017, 09:24 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 903
Posted By electricflyer
I just looked it up, they charge $8 to do what...

I just looked it up, they charge $8 to do what you can do yourself in about 2 minutes for free.
Forum: Amateur Radio Classes and Testing Sessions 11-17-2017, 07:04 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 903
Posted By electricflyer
Don't they charge to renew a license? Do it...

Don't they charge to renew a license? Do it yourself for free.
Forum: Amateur Radio Classes and Testing Sessions 11-16-2017, 07:57 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 903
Posted By electricflyer
Wade, you can renew anytime now, you are in the...

Wade, you can renew anytime now, you are in the 90 day advance window. Just go here and do it: http://wireless.fcc.gov/services/index.htm?job=cft&id=amateur&page=cft_renew_amateur
Forum: The Funnies 11-10-2017, 07:48 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 717
Posted By electricflyer
Thinking about small town life.

I've never lived in a really small town. I was born and raised on a farm in SW Iowa and moved to the big city when I was about 8 years old. The smallest one was about 70,000 people but back in Iowa...
Forum: Other Hobbies 11-07-2017, 06:04 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 7,180
Posted By electricflyer
Eggs will keep a long time, some over 90 days. ...

Eggs will keep a long time, some over 90 days. The only downside to eggs that have be kept in the Frig that long is they will evaporate through the shell and the air sac will be larger but still...
Forum: Amateur Radio Classes and Testing Sessions 11-07-2017, 05:16 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 903
Posted By electricflyer
Yes Wade you are due for renewal February 2018. ...

Yes Wade you are due for renewal February 2018. I don't think ARRL notifies anyone, or if they did the guy I noted ignored it. There is someone that will do the renewal for you but I think it costs...
Forum: Amateur Radio Classes and Testing Sessions 11-05-2017, 08:34 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 903
Posted By electricflyer
OOPS check your license

On another forum it was being discussed about becoming a ham and what was necessary to get a license. One of the posters said he liked the hobby and was happy to make Extra. He put his call on the...
Forum: Other Hobbies 11-05-2017, 01:24 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 7,180
Posted By electricflyer
What's the latest on egg production? Frig full...

What's the latest on egg production? Frig full yet? What is there for meals, fried eggs in the morning, egg sandwich for lunch, scrambled eggs for supper, deviled eggs for evening snack, boiled...
Forum: Other Hobbies 10-13-2017, 10:55 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 7,180
Posted By electricflyer
You of course now have a business license don't...

You of course now have a business license don't you. Could be a good tax write off. Would be pretty hard to make a profit with all the overhead you have. Lights, food, maintenance, bed straw,...
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