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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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ammo inventory spreadsheet

I created a spreadsheet that has one page of ammo reloading components and another page of loaded ammo with the reloading components added in. I created it in Linux LibreOffice Calc, so the formatting of that file is the same as I use. I also...

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Banshee music player

While it may be so obvious to those in the know that they don’t think to write it down, I struggled mightily to synchronize my music selection on my two computers. I had some recoreded on the desktop and others on the laptop. I sure...

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CENSORED

Many of the best websites in the world are shut down today to protest U.S.Government plans to censor the Internet. At issue is free speech, which is inconvenient to totalitarian states and frustrating to government-granted media monopolies. I’m not that fancy, but put this information...

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