Author Archives: Jeff

More Power!

So my 100W linear amplifier arrived today. Made by Elecraft, the same people who made my KX3 radio. Going to use if for Salmon Run this weekend. Chris (N7CPM) and I have a strategy for Salmon Run. Find the county with … Continue reading

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The Worst-Designed Thing You’ve Never Noticed

Robin and were having a relaxed Sunday morning and we started watching a TED Talk on the TV. It was about design and flags. It was a great 18 minute presentation. When the presenter Roman Mars started talking about City Flags, … Continue reading

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Boulder Lake

Boulder Lake sits at 4,900′ below Hurricane Peak in the North Cascades. Situated NE of Darrington, WA. When I was first invited to this hike I had a hard time finding information about it. Searching online kept bringing me to … Continue reading

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The New iPhones are coming in September

I’ve been watching The Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt on Netflix and just saw this scene. Will you be ready for September and the iPhone 6S or 7?

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Hackers Remotely Kill a Jeep on the Highway—With Driver in It | WIRED

I was driving 70 mph on the edge of downtown St. Louis when the exploit began to take hold. Source: Hackers Remotely Kill a Jeep on the Highway—With Me in It | WIRED I’m already getting emails and facebook post … Continue reading

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There is Smoke in the Bedroom

This is one of those times that being an early adopter comes back and bites you. So this just happened… Nest Protect (smoke alarm) went off in the bedroom. Whole house starts telling me that there is “smoke in the … Continue reading

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Robin on the Big Screen with Leonard Maltin!

Months ago Robin went to the Grand Cinema in Tacoma to see a movie with her sister and her niece. They were interviewing patrons in the lobby and talked to Natalie with Robin and her sister in the background. We … Continue reading

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NYSE Explains Why It Went Down Wednesday | TIME

This article points out a couple of things to me. 1) The scope of Change Management at the NYSE has to be astoundingly huge. 2) A single failed change can cost you a lot in reputation and money. Either way it … Continue reading

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Get Ready for Season Two of Natalie

They are currently filming season two of Rugged Justice which stars our favorite niece Natalie! WASHINGTON — Local game wardens will be meting out more “Rugged Justice.”On July 6, Deputy Chief Mike Cenci said the Washington Department of Fish and Wildlife … Continue reading

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Thank You Anonymous Admirer

I know there are some people who roll their eyes when they see my Jeep. They are the minority though. Most people smile, point , laugh, and take photos. Lot’s of photos. If you ever see my Jeep on any of … Continue reading

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