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Forum: Gadgets 06-18-2018, 07:14 PM
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Posted By Radio
Gadget: "3 way USB charger with a voltmeter"

Picked up one of these "3 way USB charger with a voltmeter"

https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B072KBJN9Z/ref=oh_aui_detailpage_o01_s00?ie=UTF8&psc=1

Charges/runs a bunch of stuff while mobile...
Forum: Not Good News 06-18-2018, 06:50 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 206
Posted By Radio
So between nursing duties, cooking meals, house...

So between nursing duties, cooking meals, house work and looking after the chickens, I did manage to finish the deck project.

I was really glad to get back to work this morning.
Forum: Not Good News 06-18-2018, 06:43 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 206
Posted By Radio
Thank you and welcome aboard! :welcome:

Thank you and welcome aboard!

:welcome:
Forum: Trip Report 06-11-2018, 08:56 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 165
Posted By Radio
Got any pictures?

Got any pictures?
Forum: CQ CQ CQ 06-11-2018, 08:55 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 118
Posted By Radio
Welcome aboard. :hisign: I haven't had any...

Welcome aboard. :hisign:

I haven't had any noise issues from the converter. Had one LED light that spewed some junk but it failed in short order. Are you running the rig off coach 12 VDC? I...
Forum: Not Good News 06-09-2018, 09:34 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 206
Posted By Radio
A very short camping trip.

I'm headed home from work on Friday afternoon. Took off an hour early because vacation starts officially on Monday but as far as I'm concerned it started when the door closed behind me just now and I...
Forum: Amateur Radio Classes and Testing Sessions 06-04-2018, 07:51 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 127
Posted By Radio
Good results indeed! :cheer: I'd like to...

Good results indeed! :cheer:

I'd like to meet a 12 year old who passes all 3 in one sitting.
Forum: CQ CQ CQ 05-30-2018, 06:21 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 189
Posted By Radio
Welcome aboard. We like new people. I wish I...

Welcome aboard.
We like new people.
I wish I could retire.
Forum: RV Systems 05-24-2018, 06:29 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 291
Posted By Radio
Finally found that pesky intermittent leak.

I have been searching, in vain, for several months for an intermittent leak along the rear wall of my 2009 Rockwood 8280SS 5th wheel. The water would pool on the floor of a small compartment under...
Forum: Under the Awning 05-18-2018, 07:20 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 489
Posted By Radio
Yeah the tooth turned out swell. Yesterday we did...

Yeah the tooth turned out swell. Yesterday we did the root canal. Today we pulled it. :hands:

Once they got in there it turns out the root was cracked. And there is nothing to be done for a...
Forum: Under the Awning 05-11-2018, 09:18 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 489
Posted By Radio
Where has Radio been?

Well, Radio has been a bit busy.

Let's see here... there's taking care of my Mom, who is 95. I don't have to introduce myself, I don't have to feed her or change her diaper. She lives in her own...
Forum: The Funnies 04-08-2018, 07:34 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 810
Posted By Radio
I think the wings are creating a vapor cloud...

I think the wings are creating a vapor cloud (which reflects the rainbow colors) as apposed to a rainbow in the distance because the rainbow appears to stop, very neatly, at the wings, If the rainbow...
Forum: The Funnies 04-07-2018, 08:17 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 810
Posted By Radio
The 747 Rainbow Challenge.

This is a 747 making it's own rainbow arch. It's an amazing photograph where a number of things have to be in the right place at the right time. A rainstorm must have left water vapor (mist) in the...
Forum: CQ CQ CQ 04-06-2018, 06:54 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 908
Posted By Radio
Congrats on the quick up grade and again welcome...

Congrats on the quick up grade and again welcome to the forum.

:cheer:
Forum: Rag Chew 03-17-2018, 05:40 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 984
Posted By Radio
No I'm not doing it all myself, but these...

No I'm not doing it all myself, but these knuckleheads have to be watched like a hawk or they'll cut corners. And some of it, yeah, I'm doing myself.

And since the camper is in the last picture,...
Forum: Rag Chew 03-17-2018, 05:37 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 984
Posted By Radio
Since the chicken coop went so well I thought I'd do the house.

Between this project and looking after my Mom, I haven't had much time to play on ORR.net.

Fortunately Janet and the team at Social Knowledge have the ship running smooth. In fact, we could...
Forum: Gadgets 03-17-2018, 05:16 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 953
Posted By Radio
After I looked at the software home page I went...

After I looked at the software home page I went to Youtube and watched a bunch of those. I love those things...
Forum: Gadgets 03-15-2018, 07:49 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 953
Posted By Radio
Anti-bridge smacking software

A bit pricey but the subscription is for life.

http://www.lowclearances.com/

Seems to be a glorified POI file that alerts you to low bridges. I might try to load it onto my Garmin.
...
Forum: The Road Ahead 03-15-2018, 07:05 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 772
Posted By Radio
I went to Canada several times a year back in the...

I went to Canada several times a year back in the 1980's. Carried an HT with me. Didn't need a reciprocal license back then.

It was fun to check into a repeater and hearing the US call some 500...
Forum: Rag Chew 03-01-2018, 06:07 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,879
Posted By Radio
I never did follow up on this. Everything...

I never did follow up on this.

Everything checked out fine and the Doc was proud of his handiwork. Next appointment in July. The chunky floaters, especially the one that looks like a doughnut, is...
Forum: CQ CQ CQ 03-01-2018, 05:59 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 687
Posted By Radio
:welcome: Welcome aboard! We actually like...

:welcome:

Welcome aboard! We actually like newbies here. Jump in and join the fun!
Forum: Junk Box 03-01-2018, 05:55 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 12,516
Posted By Radio
Get a map of the Appalachian Trail... the names...

Get a map of the Appalachian Trail... the names of some of the places and features can be interesting, from the tame stuff like Standing Indian and Cowpens, to the more outlandish stuff like Picken's...
Forum: The Funnies 03-01-2018, 05:50 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 790
Posted By Radio
What? None of you old geezers on here think she's...

What? None of you old geezers on here think she's cute?

Actually she's about "median ORR.net age" from the looks of the uniform and gear.
Forum: Polls 03-01-2018, 05:43 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 12,079
Posted By Radio
Some pics of that would be nice when you get a...

Some pics of that would be nice when you get a chance.
Forum: APRS and Emergency Service 03-01-2018, 05:38 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 5,003
Posted By Radio
Yes, I'd say they are definitely faith based. I...

Yes, I'd say they are definitely faith based. I have some friends that are very involved in the SA. And Welcome aboard. :headphones:
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