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Forum: RV Systems 10-05-2017, 11:11 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,542
Posted By ke0me
From what I have heard, don't bother to...

From what I have heard, don't bother to recertify, a new tank is about 30 dollars.
It would cost more than that to recertify.

Sorry I don't have any specifics, this was from a conversation one...
Forum: Good news! 08-23-2017, 09:26 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,217
Posted By ke0me
Grandpa brag

Attached pic is of our grandaughter, just finished summer musical "Fiddler on the Roof".

She is a Freshman in High School and has a beautiful voice (in my humble opinion). She played the middle...
Forum: Good news! 08-23-2017, 09:09 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 860
Posted By ke0me
Changes in Life

Sort of a good news/bad news post.

Bad News -
due to wife's ongoing hip issues (4 operations in 2 years on same hip) decided straying from home too far is no longer a good idea. So, full-timing...
Forum: Trip Report 08-23-2017, 08:40 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,920
Posted By ke0me
We went to Wheatland, WY to see the eclipse, just...

We went to Wheatland, WY to see the eclipse, just inside the totality zone, had 1 min and 3 sec of totality.
Left at 4 AM and the roads were already solid northbound, running below speed limit....
Forum: DX, Island Hopping, Special Events, Contests 03-05-2017, 11:50 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,599
Posted By ke0me
ARRL DX contest

Well, it's over, the last contest in our apartment with limited antenna options.

Needless to say, conditions ranged from very bad to horrible. The majority of the stations that I could hear above...
Forum: Good news! 03-05-2017, 11:38 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 1,643
Posted By ke0me
Packing up

After 10 months in an apartment, and 2 major hip operations on the wife, we are moving out.
We have bought a house.

The house is in our names only , but our daughter and her family are moving in...
Forum: Amateur Radio Classes and Testing Sessions 02-21-2017, 10:57 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,741
Posted By ke0me
When we lived in Kansas, they had drivers...

When we lived in Kansas, they had drivers licenses for 14 year olds, was supposed to be for home to school due to all the rural areas (90% of Kansas)

However, we saw way too many kids killed in...
Forum: The Road Ahead 02-21-2017, 10:50 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 17,090
Posted By ke0me
Out in my neck of the woods, looks like Grand...

Out in my neck of the woods, looks like Grand Teton National Park has possibilities, also several state parks in eastern Wyoming (Glendo, Guernsey) are almost dead on the path.

Will talk to wife,...
Forum: The Funnies 02-18-2017, 06:06 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 6,618
Posted By ke0me
That's always a good sign. My son had lasik...

That's always a good sign.

My son had lasik surgery when he was 20, he was incredibly near sighted. Things worked out fine, he doesn't use glasses today.
Just wish he didn't jump out of airplanes...
Forum: The Funnies 02-17-2017, 09:46 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 6,618
Posted By ke0me
Since engineers are famous for estimating, I...

Since engineers are famous for estimating, I would have said. " close enough to a pound". It's only 4% off.

Close enough for mixing kooolaid and iced tea.

However, if it involves a really...
Forum: The Road Ahead 02-13-2017, 10:51 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,044
Posted By ke0me
Alaska

Just really dreaming if there is any possibility of doing an Alaska RV trip in the next two years via the Alcan Hwy.

We aren't getting any younger, and this is one of the bucket list items.
...
Forum: Forum Help | Announcements | Suggestion Box 02-10-2017, 11:32 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 6,109
Posted By ke0me
Am I correct in assuming that these modes require...

Am I correct in assuming that these modes require internet connection to work?

If so, what happens during an emergency when the Internet is down?


Plus, if I have to perform a tedious...
Forum: The Funnies 02-10-2017, 11:27 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 6,618
Posted By ke0me
I'm going to take a wild guess and say they were...

I'm going to take a wild guess and say they were voiced by the same person.

However I have no idea who that would be.

Anyone else got something?
Forum: The Funnies 02-10-2017, 11:25 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,897
Posted By ke0me
And now we know "The rest of the story" ...

And now we know
"The rest of the story"

With a nod to Paul Harvey.
Forum: Junk Box 02-08-2017, 08:37 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 3,355
Posted By ke0me
OK by me We need more things to talk about.

OK by me

We need more things to talk about.
Forum: The Funnies 02-08-2017, 08:35 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 3,897
Posted By ke0me
--------Snide remark-------- There you go! ...

--------Snide remark--------

There you go!

I have no idea what is in common, give me a year or 2, where is Carl?
Forum: Antenna Solutions 01-28-2017, 10:10 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 4,535
Posted By ke0me
Nice pic How long was the exposure, looks...

Nice pic

How long was the exposure, looks like might be around 30 min
Forum: The Funnies 01-19-2017, 12:44 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 4,317
Posted By ke0me
Come out to Colorado, the news folks are no...

Come out to Colorado, the news folks are no longer reporting snowfall in inches but feet in the mountains.

Apparently that is good for folks who like to slide downhill on skinny boards at 70 mph...
Forum: Product Review (Amateur Radio) 01-07-2017, 08:33 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 6,994
Posted By ke0me
Say what- IC-7200 back in production

Just saw a couple posts that the radio is in production.

Checked Ham Radio Outlet, it was listed as available to purchase.

OK, I'm biased, I have a 7200. It just seems to offer a lot of great...
Forum: Tow Vehicles 01-03-2017, 10:33 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 7,182
Posted By ke0me
I have been threatened that I was in danger of...

I have been threatened that I was in danger of being exiled to the truck bed a few times, but I was always able to convince my wife not to carry out the exile order.

Also, (warning-commercial) the...
Forum: Black Box Forum 01-03-2017, 10:29 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 7,894
Posted By ke0me
Carl, Oops, caught me again, i guess it...

Carl,

Oops, caught me again, i guess it would be better to say it's is a steady carrier?

I was really surprised that it was an 830, the ham he got it from was notoriously cheap (way beyond...
Forum: Black Box Forum 01-02-2017, 09:11 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 7,894
Posted By ke0me
Oops, sorry about the double post previously. ...

Oops, sorry about the double post previously.

The "birdie" problem is fixed.

I was suspicious since it was a clean modulated tone.

Read the manual (Very carefully this time), yup, it has a...
Forum: Black Box Forum 01-01-2017, 07:58 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 7,894
Posted By ke0me
TS-830S update

I tested the receiver portion today, it works, mostly.

Really needs a cleaning from a quick look inside the cabinet. A few controls seemed scratchy. The receiver controls all seem to work,...
Forum: Black Box Forum 01-01-2017, 07:50 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 7,894
Posted By ke0me
TS-830S update

I tested the receiver portion today, it works, mostly.

Really needs a cleaning from a quick look inside the cabinet. A few controls seemed scratchy. The receiver controls all seem to work,...
Forum: Tow Vehicles 01-01-2017, 07:11 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 7,182
Posted By ke0me
I use a Truxcedo cover, lifetime warranty,...

I use a Truxcedo cover, lifetime warranty, rugged, takes minimal space when rolled up, not lockable.

I just put everything that I carried in the bed in snap lid plastic tubs and left them in the...
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