Contact Points

So let’s start out with a little edit of my previous post. Seems I spoke a moment too soon — this morning around lunch, I punched Refresh on my FCC license search tab and kaboom my callsign has been published! Finally! Ladies and Gentlemen, in the ham bands I am now known as: KG5RHR. Hello! […]

Futile Callsign Checking

Getting impatient. Seems the FCC is taking their sweet time granting me my ham license. I took and passed my Technician exam almost 2 weeks ago, and the examiner said I could have it as early as the following Thursday. The docs I’ve read said if it’s been over two weeks, feel free to call […]

Uphill

My life has always been a constant struggle to reconcile that I want desperately to communicate through high art and find my own space on this earth with the finest people on it, versus the mandate that I must wake up at 6:30am and perform the artless needful in order to sponsor my dreams. I […]

Trend Resistor

I used to laugh at people who brought laptops to cafes, because cafes are where you go to read papers and socialize and play board games, right? And then I starting bringing a laptop to cafes. I used to laugh at people who carried a tablet computer with a detached keyboard to cafes, because if […]