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D.W. Drang
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Hammy Stuff
Procrastination -- it's been a month since I posted, and I haven't even been out of town! -- results in multiple posts, some of them short, being consolidated. Part of the procrastination is due to disgust with The National Scene, ifyouknowwhatImeanandIthin...
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It's a little embarrassing, the sense of accomplishment I get from successfully hooking up a +BTECH - BaoFeng UV5R and an old cellphone via the BTech APRS K1 cable and getting APRSDroid to run.

Now to change the programmed channels for the UV5R and the UV25X2...
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9/11
Just ask yourself, What Would Rick Rescorla Do? There many heroes on that terrible day. And while at some point it is futile and foolish to try and argue which was the "bigger" hero, I would submit that there are few heroes in American history -- and certai...
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Readers Notes -- Geography is Destiny
In comments to my previous notes I mentioned that reader Arthur's comments provided me with a segue to my next post. Which this is. I believe I saw Tim Marshall's book Prisoners of Geography: Ten Maps That Explain Everything About the World (Amazon link) li...
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Reading Notes, Revolutionary Edition
 So, if you read my blog you probably read Tamara's blog and saw this post : Which is why I wonder about people who call for a "second revolution". We beat the odds in '76, but just because you got lucky drawing to an inside straight once doesn't make it th...
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Oral Rehydration -- a PSA
Hopefully, news you can't, and never will need, to use. So while we were at the emergency communications team meeting the other night discussing Go Kits and Bug Out Bags, one of the members offered some real world observations about first aid kits, to wit, ...
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I did not know that.
SO, reading this article -- MRE Shelf Life and Stockpiling MREs - AllOutdoor.com , I wound up at this page: USDA -- Food Product Dating . Where I learned that the "pull dates" on food items have nothing to do with food safety or health. (With one exception,...
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RIP -- and R-E-S-P-E-C-T
Not the usual...
RIP -- and R-E-S-P-E-C-T
RIP -- and R-E-S-P-E-C-T
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Cue the hysteria!
OK, I'm actually a few days late with the "Cue the hysteria!" title, still... You may be aware that the US Government has lifted the restriction on the sharing online of files with instructions to 3D print firearms components. This, of course, is merely the...
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