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Jon Stow
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Tax practitioner solving your difficult tax problems, business connector, freelance writer, blogger, aspiring photographer, radio amateur G4MCU
Tax practitioner solving your difficult tax problems, business connector, freelance writer, blogger, aspiring photographer, radio amateur G4MCU

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New antennas and activity - my station update:

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The automatic CQ feature that gets you into trouble.
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In Google+ using Firefox any posts I visit repeatedly refresh such that I cannot watch any video posted and it is difficult even clicking through to a link. Aside from using another browser, how do I fix this? Firefox is all up to date.

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Seth's Blog: The candy diet
Seth's Blog: The candy diet
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A false statement “Morse Code is now an obsolete language…”
Glass chandelier at the Corning Museum of Glass blinks poem in Morse Code.
Exhibit label reads “Morse Code is now an obsolete language…”
Trying to find out if the words are the artists or a curators. In either case, it is incorrect.
I am a member of several morse code clubs myself.
LIDS, Straight Key Century Club, North American QRP CW Club, The International Society for the Preservation of Morse Code -Fists
Just to name a few off the top.
Morse may not be the majority of this country’s go-to communications mode, but it’s hardly obsolete.
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A great hobby. Participation, and being a creator, not just a user of technology.
The Radio Society of Great Britain's new awesome promotional video about #HamRadio  
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Depression is an Offline Event

In the last several weeks, two people that I've known from online have taken their lives. In both cases, there were tweets or Facebook posts or Google+ updates that hinted that things might be falling apart. But we rarely notice such posts. We rarely hear them loudly, because they aren't Siri jokes or cats dressed like astronauts.

Depression is tricky. People seeking to connect and get solace online, it's not really going to help. You can't count on your Twitter following to pull you out of a depression. You can't feel floored when your online friends don't hear you loud and clear. Remember that everyone is living out their own biography, and they might not be as aware of what's been going on with you.

Seek help offline. Visit a priest or a rabbi or whatever religious person makes sense. Visit a shrink. Talk to your doctor. Often times, depression is a medical problem that is exacerbated by experiences happening in your environment.

You're not alone, but the online world makes it really hard to see your pain. Things move too fast, are too shiny, and we are all hurrying around. The online world can make you feel more alone when you're feeling sad.

Get help early. Don't feel like you are a failure because you need some help. The strongest people in the world get help often, in many forms. You are worth it. Please, seek help offline and then come back and chat with us, too. Okay?
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