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  1. Thread: unlocked phones

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    I read every post two or three times. Sometimes...

    I read every post two or three times. Sometimes there are still errors, sometimes I miss them, sometimes I just don't care to edit.

    When you're in bed with Uncle Sam, Uncle Sam owns you, no...
  2. Thread: unlocked phones

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    By the way, installing a cell repeater was hardly...

    By the way, installing a cell repeater was hardly an act of acrobatics for me. It was just a side bonus of regular antenna maintenance. Unfortunately I have to go back up there because when I did...
  3. Thread: PET 2001 Sound

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    That's surprisingly easy (65xx is that way :) ). ...

    That's surprisingly easy (65xx is that way :) ). But I wouldn't do it. SIDs are too rare to be using this way now, and software support is scarce.
  4. Thread: unlocked phones

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    Ma Bell went from being a government owned...

    Ma Bell went from being a government owned Monopoly, to a bunch of government enforced private monopolies. None of this is capitalism. At least not free-market capitalism. I guess you can have...
  5. Thread: PET 2001 Sound

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    I've seen 2001s with CRTCs.... But of course...

    I've seen 2001s with CRTCs.... But of course someone swapped parts.

    You know, I was up to me earballs in cheap computer speakers at one point. Just lately I've been finding a ton of uses for...
  6. Thread: PET 2001 Sound

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    I assume it requires CRTC. If your 2001 has...

    I assume it requires CRTC. If your 2001 has that, it'll work. If not, it sure won't do what it's supposed to do.
  7. Thread: unlocked phones

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    I had no problem with Ma Bell. Capitalist? Ma...

    I had no problem with Ma Bell. Capitalist? Ma Bell was "anti-capitalist", that's why she isn't. Where in the USA can you get POTS for $25? You can scarcely get POTS at all anymore. I never...
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    The input bearing on the gearbox (not the...

    The input bearing on the gearbox (not the flywheel pilot bearing) is likely kaput. I'm not too worried (I did drive it a few months like that, and I'd take it to work again if I had to). If it blows...
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    I took a car to two places recently to have work...

    I took a car to two places recently to have work done. Why?

    -I don't balance tyres, so I went to the local Discount Tyre. I've been there before to have tyres balanced or installed, and I know...
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    This may be worth a try...

    This may be worth a try http://www.ezcap.tv/accessories/hdmi-to-av-composite-converter

    It looks identical to a Chinese one that I have here which does not work (bought from Amazon, it never worked...
  11. Thread: unlocked phones

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    Yes, it is. You should see the maps: My house...

    Yes, it is. You should see the maps: My house is in a one square mile dead zone. This is a consequence of the cell companies directing their signals to the population centres around me.
    When I...
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    That's pretty awesome. :)

    That's pretty awesome. :)
  13. Thread: unlocked phones

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    I'm sorry to hear that. My link disappeared, so...

    I'm sorry to hear that. My link disappeared, so my post made less sense, but if you can't have it, you can't have it.

    https://www.weboost.com/
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    I've got one that looks... Exactly but not...

    I've got one that looks... Exactly but not exactly, how do I properly describe this? It's probably a knockoff. But the one I have is pure trash. It seems intended to prove that composite video is...
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    You can't buy these? (I don't know much about...

    You can't buy these? (I don't know much about your RF regs outside the amateur service).
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    So once they've written systems code, they have...

    So once they've written systems code, they have to stop?
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    Probably pretty well. A modem forgives a lot of...

    Probably pretty well. A modem forgives a lot of processing speed.

    I can certainly relate to making the most of C64 BASIC limitations. I've written numerous applications for it that which really...
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    Looking at some of my 10k+ lines programs, and...

    Looking at some of my 10k+ lines programs, and knowing that my previous post refers to my largest project ever, I'm guessing that my estimate isn't even remotely close. Of course, "lines" isn't...
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    High Speed Pascal ... more than 2000, maybe 3000...

    High Speed Pascal ... more than 2000, maybe 3000 ... maybe a week except that I spent a whole summer modifying it ... one. Well, stable, yes, but finished, no: far, far from it.

    The trouble is,...
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    I ran one (rather large one) from 2001~2008 and...

    I ran one (rather large one) from 2001~2008 and only had to deal with it twice. But I've heard (maybe this is wrong) that if you start up a new one without any history, it's all too easy to get...
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    Good luck running an email server in 2020. ...

    Good luck running an email server in 2020. You'll be blacklisted within hours of every time you spend 400 man hours getting off the black list.
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    Uncle Sam put everything online whether I liked...

    Uncle Sam put everything online whether I liked it or not. I think you can opt out of that now, but impress I move that's irrelevant for me.
  23. Thread: unlocked phones

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    I yoosta use FreedomPop which supported calling...

    I yoosta use FreedomPop which supported calling over WiFi. Since switching to H2O, which doesn't support it, I installed a (pricey) cellular repeater in my house, and went from almost never to...
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    Eneloop AAA and AA are awesome. Larger sizes,...

    Eneloop AAA and AA are awesome. Larger sizes, not as much.
  25. Thread: unlocked phones

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    What's not true? If you want a phone you can...

    What's not true? If you want a phone you can root, you must research this before buying it. I won't buy any phone that can't be rooted.

    But any phone that's easily rootable still needs to have...
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