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 2020 Hoosier AM Swapmeet
RSVP Online for September 19

Date: September 19, 2020Time: 8AM – 3PMLocation: 7382 W 500 S, Morgantown, IN 46160Talk-In: 146.52 FM SimplexDoor Prize Awarded @2PM: Excellent Johnson Viking Ranger II w/PTT!STURGIS STYLE. THERE ARE NO INDOOR VENDOR OPTIONS. BRING TARPS, ETC IF IT LOOKS LIKE RAIN!The swapmeet will be at the QTH of NB9M, about 45 minutes southwest of Indianapolis in the country.You c...  READ MORE

UncleBrad
02/15/2020
Hamfests & Swapmeets
Sun unleashes its biggest flare since 2017
NASA says our home star could finally be 'waking up'

New sunspots on the surface of the Sun and the biggest solar flares since 2017 could be a sign that our star is waking up from a long slumber, according to NASA.The NASA Solar Dynamics Observatory (SDO) spotted the 'strongest flare since October 2017' on May 29, suggesting it may be entering a new solar cycle.A solar flare is a burst of radiation coming from sunspots - relatively cool...  READ MORE

UncleBrad
06/01/2020
In Other News
Death Ray from Space a Reality?
X-37B Launched May 17, 2020

Since 2010, the United States military has been operating a pair of small reusable spaceplanes that conduct secretive long-duration flights in low Earth orbit. Now officially operating under the auspices of the newly formed Space Force, the X-37Bs allow the military to conduct in-house research on new hardware and technology with limited involvement from outside agencies. The spaceplane still need...  READ MORE

UncleBrad
05/28/2020
In Other News
Lost Satellite Found By Ham

There are more than 2,000 active satellites orbiting Earth. At the end of their useful lives, many will simply burn up as they reenter the atmosphere. But some will continue circling as "zombie" satellites — neither alive nor quite dead."Most zombie satellites are satellites that are no longer under human control, or have failed to some degree," says Scott Tilley.Tilley, ...  READ MORE

UncleBrad
04/24/2020
Recognizing Radio Amateurs
More Online Covidiocy
Buy a 12VDC fan for your face mask!

Fortunately, no bidders......  READ MORE

UncleBrad
04/10/2020
Activities
Trade Toilet Paper for HF Amp (?!?)
Ad found on QTH.COM

[Don't try to lowball this ham: he knows what he has!]From KO4BG: I have 4 Full Rolls and about 1/2 Roll of Charmin Toilet Tissue want to Trade for HF Amp. No Scammers Need to Reply!...  READ MORE

UncleBrad
03/27/2020
In Other News
Russia to deploy a new Over-The-Horizon radar

The Russian military will deploy a new over-the-horizon (OTH) radar in Kaliningrad, according to state media.Last Thursday, a source in the Russian defense industry told state-owned media outlet TASS Russian News Agency that the military is to deploy a Konteiner OTH radar in the country’s exclave on the Baltic Sea, Kaliningrad.According to the source, “Several potential sites are ...  READ MORE

UncleBrad
03/25/2020
In Other News
1970s Pulsar Watch is Back

Smartwatches are finally hot thanks to the Apple Watch and its life-saving health features. Some watchmakers are begrudgingly adding some hybrid smart functionality while some still cling steadfastly to classic analog and digital timepieces. Against this backdrop, the Hamilton PSR is both a breath of fresh air and an oddity. In giving homage to its visual namesake, it offers a watch that does one ...  READ MORE

UncleBrad
03/25/2020
In Other News
VHS Vault Nostalgia Trip
More than 20,000 recordings archived.

The Internet Archive, perhaps best known for the extremely handy Wayback Machine you can use to find older versions of webpages, also has free movies, books, software, and music. Yet a little known part of the organization’s media trove includes uploaded recordings from VHS tapes, as I learned today thanks to this Vice article. They live on The VHS Vault, and as of t...  READ MORE

UncleBrad
03/02/2020
In Other News
The Smart Potato
Making A Scathing Point About Useless Smart Gadgets

I almost walked right by it. But then I realized the object the young man was holding up, apparently thrilling the small crowd gathered around his tiny CES 2020 booth, was a potato.The vegetable in question looked like an ordinary, chunky Idaho spud, although protruding out of one side was some kind of antenna, a black plastic appendage bent upward. Close to the potato's surface, the...  READ MORE

UncleBrad
01/13/2020
Activities
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