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ice storm

This story just unfolded in the recent winter storm. One look at this antenna tower explains why there were no phones for four days. A relatively few people are prepared for that, no matter what the cause. This is the point of emergency radio –...

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special gift

. Here is a unique . gift idea: . A Website like this. . Mom, dad, grandma… . can have their very own web page. . The whole family could share one. . Your_Name_Here.com – could be a place where privately or publicly you can...

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anomoly

I can’t say I like the implications, but they bear no news for me even if my worst suspicions are correct. The folks who host my websites and e-mail collect statistics on usage. I check them at least once a month and track them to...

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my promotion to General

YeeHaw!!! I passed my FCC General Class License test Saturday!!! I can now add “learning to install, operate and maintain amateur radio” to my resume. I was neither confident nor optimistic going in. I was failing 3 of 5 practice tests online (300-question test pool...

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BaoFeng UV-5R ham radio

at Amazon for $30 – $45 is one of the great bargains in radio communications today. Older models are still available just over $30, while the new ones with nice, but non-critical upgrades are about $45. As an entry-level amateur radio, it is incredibly affordable...

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Ham radio classes – every Saturday in October

Bitterroot Amateur Radio Club is presenting classes in the Darby Library Saturday, October 5, 12, 19, 26 scheduled from 2:00 – 5:00 At the end of the class session, perhaps the following Saturday, there will be FCC license testing for Technician, General and Extra licenses....

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amateur radio in Darby today

Saturday, September 14th from 10:00-1:00 the Bitterroot Amateur Radio Club (BARC) will be hosting an Open House at the Darby Library. There will be experts in radio, several types of ham radios set up for demonstrations, information, and signups for local classes. If there is...

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ham radio open house in Darby

Saturday, September 14th from 10:00-1:00 the Bitterroot Amateur Radio Club (BARC) will be hosting an Open House at the Darby Library. There will be experts in radio, several types of ham radios set up for demonstrations, information, and signups for local classes. If there is...

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Linux users meet in Darby

Linux sharing group meets in Darby Library Friday, August 2nd from 10:00-noon Friday, August 9th from 10:00-noon Friday, August 16th from 10:00-noon Friday, August 23rd from 10:00-noon Friday, August 30th from 10:00-noon If nothing else, we can use the Darby Library’s great community room, hard-wired...

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webmaster

I continue my education on website publishing. I now operate a calendar at Ada Liberty .com. That site is evolving to be a local information resource for several activist organizations. It was begging for a coherent display of upcoming events. I looked at and tested...

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the eleventh day of Christmas

Technically, I doubled up on the tenth day, but, hey, I already wrote about that one, I hate to miss a day and, it’s my space. I can stretch things here if I feel like it. Missy wanted a place on the Internet to share...

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on the ninth day of Christmas

I created a website for Missy. With my own peculiar sense of humor, I called it: Missy’s Mashed Potatoes. It is just a weird name to get it started. I made it goofy enough she will be inspired to change it to something that really...

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