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    Yesterday, 08:18 PM
    I remember when you could turn off FM Stereo when you were on the fringe and the stereo carrier would painfully go in and out. And now you don't...
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    Yesterday, 08:12 PM
    KC9UDX replied to a thread Quick mini rants. in Rants
    My neighbor was home, just like I was. We have "rural" Wisconsin addresses. Nowhere else in the country does anyone have addresses like these. ...
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    Yesterday, 05:24 PM
    Put a HOME key after the quotes just before the L in LOAD and you have your cleared screen. With my way, (posted above), I don't clear the screen,...
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    Yesterday, 10:18 AM
    Not at all! I never get tired of those kind of stories! Thank you! My real gripe with IBOC is that it wipes out a huge swath of space where...
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    Yesterday, 10:12 AM
    KC9UDX replied to a thread Quick mini rants. in Rants
    I'm getting ready to pull an oversized vehicle into the garage to do some work for someone. I spend some time angrily removing a stack of boxes...
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    Yesterday, 10:00 AM
    KC9UDX replied to a thread Quick mini rants. in Rants
    What's strange is that in Chrome, that image scales up and is readable, but not in NakedBrowser. I think it's being cached locally from when I...
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    Yesterday, 09:00 AM
    When an analog signal is difficult to copy, a digital signal tends to be totally scrambled. Our brains are the most incredible computers with the...
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    Yesterday, 08:52 AM
    KC9UDX replied to a thread Quick mini rants. in Rants
    Things employers don't like to see in their logs.
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    Yesterday, 06:09 AM
    Thanks. Last night my wife was comparing a friend of mine to the late Alex Jordan (of the House on the Rock fame). It made me think about how you...
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    December 15th, 2017, 08:29 PM
    I'm not being critical or complaining, but two things: if you're calling a particular station, you don't call CQ, you just call the other station by...
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    December 15th, 2017, 04:05 PM
    KC9UDX replied to a thread Quick mini rants. in Rants
    Don't search for VCF anywhere that your activity is being monitored.
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    December 15th, 2017, 11:03 AM
    KC9UDX replied to a thread This one p---ses me off. in Rants
    Almost, but just almost. I go to a lot of small antique shops. Whilst some things tendto be overpriced, Idon't see them *that* overpriced. And the...
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    December 15th, 2017, 10:56 AM
    Prior to that you didn't have an option and it was always on at boot for most systems. Why? Because most people wanted a numeric keypad, not an...
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    December 14th, 2017, 08:35 AM
    Do you need to rewind if your programs are consecutive on tape? In any case, he's already using a diskette. So the answer he's looking for is...
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    December 14th, 2017, 06:03 AM
    KC9UDX replied to a thread PC Barrel batteries in Later PCs
    Those original batteries lasted twenty or thirty years. I replace them with the same in most cases.
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    December 14th, 2017, 06:02 AM
    I have 3.9 in one. Insofar as I know that's the latest and greatest. And it's compatible with any software for 1.2 and up, maybe earlier for all I...
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    December 13th, 2017, 03:09 PM
    I'm glad you got your answer. I completely missed your post. Have you checked out the books from ARRL? They really are an excellent resource. ...
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    December 13th, 2017, 03:03 PM
    You could be right, but I think by using PFS3 the Kickstart version doesn't matter. The limit with PFS3 is 2 terabytes (per drive). I think the...
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    December 13th, 2017, 06:37 AM
    That should work.
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    December 13th, 2017, 04:20 AM
    I don't think there are jumpers for termination. There's a resistor pack to pull. It's SCSI II. 2Tb is the largest drive you can use, as far as...
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    December 12th, 2017, 02:52 PM
    KC9UDX replied to a thread ISO Commodore cables in Commodore
    My 1571 has an internal supply.? But, in any case I don't think so. The C128 supply, The upgrade C64 supply (that comes with the REU) and the...
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    December 11th, 2017, 09:31 PM
    Before you know it, we're going to have a VCF special event! :)
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    December 11th, 2017, 09:29 PM
    Thank you Len! I wish I had time to be active in the hobby. Tonight is my once a month on-air activity, our 2AM Net (2m AM). I plan to record a...
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    December 11th, 2017, 08:31 PM
    Recent changes to FCC regulations are greatly in your favour! Provided you can find an old call book with your call sign and name in it (should be...
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    December 11th, 2017, 02:44 PM
    This is very complicated! First, transceivers don't really have range; information described as the signal to noise ratio of radio waves do. The...
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    December 11th, 2017, 04:19 AM
    Partially. The main reason is that the output impedance of a typical tube amplifier in this configuration is very far from the ~50 ohm impedance of...
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    December 11th, 2017, 03:14 AM
    Thank you. I *think* the manual just steps through exactly what I did, albeit probably not in perfect chronological order. So unless you are...
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    December 10th, 2017, 04:51 PM
    Here you go. I doubt I really answered your questions, but at least you can see how it's done. I paid $100 for that TR-3, with an AC-3 and...
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    December 10th, 2017, 04:06 PM
    It used to be the norm. Everyone had separate transmitters and receivers and there was little point in trying to match the frequency between the...
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    December 10th, 2017, 01:35 PM
    Kind of meaningless because everyone has strong biases on this. But, to me, the more tubes the better, which is why I like the TR-3. I haven't seen...
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