I never saw the twin-tailed comet Neowise.I never let its dim rays flicker into my dim vision.I will now have to wait 6,700 years. I could never escape the light of the city.I could never escape the quarantine apartment.I could never escape the articles hinting where to look if I would only look at their […]
It is July 25, 2020. I have now been in Austin, TX for 20 years. I still question my decisions. It’s weird to remember back when I was this young, hopeful dude. Had a dotcom job waiting on me as I packed up 1/3 of my belongings in my ’94 Mitsubishi Mirage, waved to my […]
Tonight I submitted my Field Day 2020 dupe sheet and multiplier qualifications. My score is 212. It’s meager. I could’ve done better, but I learned things (see the link above for a recount of the difficulties I met during the event). Contacts (31 points) 5 digital, 2x multiplier = 10 21 phone, 1x multiplier = […]
Quinine is the secret to true blue happiness.
Does anybody else who’s into Amateur Radio find that when they talk about it other people’s eyes glaze over? Or is that just me? I like knowing about this thing, but apparently it’s too crusty for others to consider valid. I guess as long as it’s the hobby of Grandpa Kindly and Uncle Weirdo, contaminated […]