Monthly Archives: August 2006

No Smoking

Didn’t notice, but a few days ago my No Smoking Counter (Thanks to JW for writing the PHP) passed the 2 YEARS mark. OK, I guess this is the time to confess to having about 10 cigars at Birthday parties, … Continue reading

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Warlingham Ridge

Today, James (M0BOV) and myself went up to a car park out side Purley in Warlingham. What a Day. Didn’t get many contacts, but Tried a few on a 2m Halo, then put up a Long-Wire. My Yaesu FT-897D was … Continue reading

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XPeriencing XP

So, I have finally upgrade my old laptop (can’t afford to upgrade the machine) to Windows XP from Windows ME. For those interested, it’s a Sony Vaio QR-10 sporting a Celeron 650 MHz, 64 (now 192) MB RAM, 10 GB … Continue reading

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Waiting for Post

In earlier posting I mentioned I ordered a Battery for my Yaesu FT-897 from an eBay store. The parcel still hadn’t arrived from 9th August so emailed HamStop.com to query this. Got a very quick reply, and was posted via … Continue reading

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What's pissing me off – Update

My latest annoyance is people not giving me long enough to answer the house phone. Over weekend the landline phone (which is in my sisters room) rang 4 times with people only giving about 4/5 rings. This is not long … Continue reading

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