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Peter Marks
Works at Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Lives in Sydney
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Helping a soon to be new ham in Bowral
Recently I had a very pleasant train trip to Bowral to assist and old friend, and soon to be amateur radio operator, William. I was able to make the full return journey using my Opal card at no cost, which was an unexpected bonus. William lives on a nice si...
Recently I had a very pleasant train trip to Bowral to assist and old friend, and soon to be amateur radio operator, William. I was able to make the full return journey using my Opal card at no cost, which was an unexpected b...
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Low price 40m CW transceiver "frog sounds"
There's a very low cost CW transceiver for 40m available out of China on ebay dubbed "frog sounds". For just $19 including free postage you get a decent kit with circuit diagram. I put mine together in about two hours and it worked first go. The circuit is ...
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Just one more sleep until the red checked curtain opens! A bottle of wine and a wood fired pizza right here in Killarney Heights - living the dream.
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Picked up a foam filled case from Jaycar for $40. It's a little small but will do the trick quite nicely. There is a much larger one that would probably fit the transmitter as well but this will be fine.
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This morning after some prompting from Terry, I got the live video camera and transmitter installed again. I used copper printed circuit board to mount the camera and cable tied the transmitter to one side. Here's terry at ...
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Liking Google Photos
Google has done such a great job with Google photos that it puts Apple's equivalent to shame. Apple has had face identification for some time but the genius here is that it doesn't wait for you to name people, it just groups by face. Now, for some reason th...
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ARNSW Home Brew Group meeting
Another interesting meeting today with lots of "show and tell" and a talk on filters. Here's some photos. Bob had a high quality component analyser with probes that work with surface mount components. The room was enthralled as always. A prototype weather s...
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The finance team at your local blog was shocked to learn that our local "shoe" shop is having a "sale". As their advertising so clearly explains - "climb every mountain", "ford every stream". Don't quote marks next, shouldn...
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Went for a fly this morning with my neighbour. Quite a good view from up high. Looking South. The river on the left would be Middle Harbour. Sydney City, and Chatswood on the right.
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  • Australian Broadcasting Corporation
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Melbourne - Hong Kong