My subscription to Life expired, but I still have a subscription to Mad.

Friday, December 31, 2010

Monday, December 27, 2010


Ten inches of snow accumulated overnight and this morning. A very light consistency that was easy to clean up after, but high winds made it more difficult than it had to be.

Total snowfall this season: 11 inches.

Friday, December 24, 2010

Surfin’: Where’s Channel 1?

This week, Surfin’ uncovers what really happened to broadcast television Channel 1.

Wednesday, December 22, 2010

Autumn 2010 Packet Status Register (PSR) is now available

Autumn 2010 Packet Status Register (PSR) is now available at

Table of Contents of the Autumn 2010, #113 issue of Packet Status Register (PSR)

* President's Corner

* DVB-S and DVB-T Using a USRP2

* Join TAPR on Facebook and Twitter

* Counting TNCs on the Wall

* 2010 DCC Notes

* Shorts

* Metis PCB Design Challenges

* TAPR Election Results

* Write Early and Write Often

* The Fine Print

By the way, the TAPR editorial staff is now accepting contributions for the next issue of PSR (January 15, 2011 is the deadline for submissions). Send your submissions to wa1lou at

Friday, December 17, 2010

Friday, December 10, 2010

Surfin’: Debunking Ham Radio’s Urban Legends

surfin517 This week, Surfin’ scopes out for the truth behind ham radio’s urban legends.

Monday, December 6, 2010


Snow fell overnight. There was less than 1 inch accumulation, but it was the first accumulation of the new winter season.

Friday, December 3, 2010

Surfin’: Contesting One Extreme to Another


This week, Surfin’ considers contesting from one end of the HF radio spectrum to the other.