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Forum: The Funnies 04-08-2018, 06:28 PM
Replies: 2
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Posted By NN5I
This is a striking and beautiful image, but I...

This is a striking and beautiful image, but I don't think we're seeing a rainbow produced by an airplane.

The rainbow, if that's what it is, appears to be in the cloud ahead of the airplane. ...
Forum: The Road Ahead 03-29-2018, 01:51 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 355
Posted By NN5I
The ARRL led me directly to the following, which...

The ARRL led me directly to the following, which I didn't find particularly difficult to understand.

There is no need for paperwork or other formalities when exchanging visits between Canada and...
Forum: CQ CQ CQ 03-20-2018, 09:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 439
Posted By NN5I
Nice to have you here! Sounds like you're in for...

Nice to have you here! Sounds like you're in for some fun.
Forum: Operating Modes - CW, SSB, AM, FM, APRS 03-19-2018, 10:36 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 552
Posted By NN5I
No answer, but when I look on aprs.fi you are...

No answer, but when I look on aprs.fi you are showing up. Here's a screen shot.
Forum: Gadgets 03-16-2018, 02:17 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 370
Posted By NN5I
Maybe it'll keep you from this....

Maybe it'll keep you from this. (https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=USu8vT_tfdw)
Forum: Operating Modes - CW, SSB, AM, FM, APRS 03-03-2018, 08:07 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 552
Posted By NN5I
When you say you "received the beacon", do you...

When you say you "received the beacon", do you mean you were able to see a plot on a map display, or do you just mean you heard the "brrrrp" through the speaker?

I ask this because I suspect you...
Forum: Operating Modes - CW, SSB, AM, FM, APRS 03-01-2018, 05:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 552
Posted By NN5I
Hello, I'm Carl. For APRS tracking, you...

Hello, I'm Carl.

For APRS tracking, you need: (1) a 2m FM radio that can transmit on 144.39 MHz. I assume a Retevis (never heard of it) can do that.; (2) a GPS receiver that can output your...
Forum: The Road Ahead 01-16-2018, 11:00 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 431
Posted By NN5I
Anyone in the Southern Snow Belt?

Hey, you guys in GA, AL, MS, LA, TX, TN etc. Any of you seeing snow and ice in the last couple days? Lots of attention in the news. Hope you're all OK. HW WX OM?
Forum: Rag Chew 01-04-2018, 12:22 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,325
Posted By NN5I
Glad to know it's taken care of!

Glad to know it's taken care of!
Forum: Other Hobbies 01-03-2018, 06:20 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 5,453
Posted By NN5I
Lemme know how it works for you. ...

Lemme know how it works for you.




Yeah, they raise'em in the cold frozen Northern Wastelands, in desolation surrounded by snowstorms and Yankees (which is half a word). Fifteen degrees ain't...
Forum: Good news! 12-25-2017, 11:23 AM
Replies: 1
Views: 900
Posted By NN5I
Merry Christmas

Afrikaans GeseŽnde Kersfees
Akan Afishapa
Albanian GŽzuar Krishtlindjen
Alsatian E gŁeti WÔn‚chte
Amharic መልካም ገና!
Apache Gozhqq Keshmish
Arabic عيد ميلاد مجيد...
Forum: Polls 12-18-2017, 04:14 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 11,054
Posted By NN5I
Welcome, Beau. I've got an old friend (first...

Welcome, Beau. I've got an old friend (first crush from when I was a freshman at Yokohama American High School, 64 years ago) who lives near you (about 65 miles, almost due north). She & her hubby...
Forum: Eyeball QSO 12-09-2017, 12:29 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 565
Posted By NN5I
Have I seen that HT before?

Have I seen that HT before?
Forum: Eyeball QSO 12-08-2017, 10:23 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 565
Posted By NN5I
Scary!

Scary!
Forum: Operating Modes - CW, SSB, AM, FM, APRS 12-07-2017, 03:17 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 571
Posted By NN5I
Had I any clue, I'd explain it myself. Alas, I...

Had I any clue, I'd explain it myself. Alas, I know nothing about that stuff.

Me, I'd try Googling it, perhaps with search strings like:

(ALLSTAR | ECHOLINK | IRLP) NODE

and so forth. But...
Forum: Operating Modes - CW, SSB, AM, FM, APRS 12-06-2017, 02:21 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 571
Posted By NN5I
Sounds like fun, driving along and picking...

Sounds like fun, driving along and picking picking your nodes ...
Forum: Gadgets 12-05-2017, 10:29 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,622
Posted By NN5I
Privacy -- in an RV park? Far out, man. In...

Privacy -- in an RV park? Far out, man.

In RV parks, actually, privacy is so fleeting and so precious that everyone respects it more than in almost any stick-house neighborhood. If I'm in the ...
Forum: The Funnies 12-03-2017, 07:01 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 540
Posted By NN5I
Another interesting thing or two: I know...

Another interesting thing or two:

I know almost nothing about horses and mules, but I've been Googling. The portside mule (I'll use nautical terminology because it's something I do know) is...
Forum: The Funnies 12-02-2017, 11:32 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 540
Posted By NN5I
And if it were the original rear there would be...

And if it were the original rear there would be taillights etc., or something to mask the holes where they had been.

I am suspicious of a PhotoShop job anyhow. I don't see any reins for driving...
Forum: The Funnies 12-01-2017, 05:24 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 540
Posted By NN5I
I see nothing that looks like taillights or...

I see nothing that looks like taillights or stoplights, so I think the direction of travel has not been reversed.
Forum: The Funnies 12-01-2017, 05:21 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 540
Posted By NN5I
Personally I prefer the pollution from internal...

Personally I prefer the pollution from internal combustion engines over the pollution from mules. When I was a teenager we owned (for a while) a mule named Roxie that my Dad used for plowing. ...
Forum: Rag Chew 11-29-2017, 07:12 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,325
Posted By NN5I
They won't throw you out. I get enough use...

They won't throw you out.

I get enough use out of Wikipedia to make it worth a few totally voluntary bucks yearly. I really like it that there aren't any dadgum ads on Wikipedia. So I happily...
Forum: Rag Chew 11-29-2017, 07:04 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,325
Posted By NN5I
Yah, me too. The strange thing is, they say I...

Yah, me too. The strange thing is, they say I have decreased kidney function, but it seems to me that my kidneys function a heckuva lot more often than they used to. ;)
Forum: Rag Chew 11-29-2017, 06:33 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,325
Posted By NN5I
Eeeyow. I have had a little of that in the past....

Eeeyow. I have had a little of that in the past. Seems to have subsided now that I'm ancient (I have been on Earth more than half the years since Lincoln was assassinated).
Forum: Antenna Solutions 11-28-2017, 10:03 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 13,267
Posted By NN5I
I said that first, earlier in this thread. ...

I said that first, earlier in this thread.

One thing that's certainly true is that N3LYT's mount is a nicely conceived, well executed design that I admire, well worth copying.
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