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Bart Takes Selfie - Sort Of
Bart - N1UB sent in a picture of himself and the beach. Great pass time Bart, but you better put some boots on before landing back in Maine. Enjoy what time you have remaining on the beach.
The picture above shows Bart enjoying the warm beach conditions during the day, but the following picture is one that keeps him in conflict with which activity to participate.
You can't read it in the picture, but the plane is continuosly dragging an advertising sign behind it that says "60 oz pitcher of beer & a shot - $6 everyday at Timeout" Tough battle going on. Beach - bar - beach - bar - what a beach.
Sun-up as Bart experienced it this morning.
Bart and Angie have extended their vacation due to the late start blamed on the weather. We'll get more detail from Bart when he is pried form the beach and back in the cold Maine weather.
Bowling for Bulls Tour
Coming to a lane (possibley) near you, Bowling for Bulls. Check with "Sugarloaf Bob" or "Thorn" regarding their latest adventures at the alley and what there plans are for taking it on the road.
Bart was looking through some files on his computer and ran across this manual for the Baofeng UV-5R handheld tranceiver. He thought some of you might be interested . Have a look
This file may be located elswhere on this site, but worth republishing. Thanks Bart.
AR Newsline Report March 7, 2014
- 200 tiny 70 CM satellites to be orbited in one launch this month
- ARRL requests member comments on digital High Frequency operations
- IARU announces the theme for Amateur Radio Day 2014
- FCC issues some stiff fines for broadcast o commercial with EAS tones
- Oregon ARES group donates a ham station to a mobile response clinic
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Brian In Istanbul
Just talked with Brian - KB1IXI via echo-link on the 147.180 W1BHR sytem. He and his family are having a great time with good weather. His wife and daughter were out but Izzy needed a break after walking half way around Istanbul.
Brian and his wife will be arriving home sometime Sunday and will most likely be heard on the Bull Net Monday. Just as a heads-up to Ray - N1VVM, Brian is a little distressed to hear you are leaving the dogs out to squelch any efforts Brian might have to park his temporary housing unit in the Yard. Brian had planned to attend the Lewiston hamfest and his plans included free or near free lot rental from Ray. He seemed quite disappoint and honestly a little pissed off. Anyway, I suspect that will be straightened out when Ray and Brian are able to talk on Monday.
Brian wanted to be remember to all and he is looking forward to getting home and back on the air. He knows he's losing ground daily on the check mark collection. He even asked if I woud share those checkmarks he lost to me during his trip. Fat chance!!
Safe travels Brian.
Later in the day, Bart made it into the 147.18 repeater here in Farmington via echo-link. Russ, KA1FKC, tipped me off about Bart being on the 18 machine. Bart wasn't able to stay on frequency long because he had just had lunch and needed a nap before Happy Hour. Rough life in the sun and fun land of FL.
Enjoy the vacation Bart. Have safe travels.
Weather Delays Arrival
Received word from Bart, N1UB, that he and Angie were delayed in starting their vacation in FL. It took them until Wednesday to arrive due to weather conditions.
Bart will be trying to hook into ech-link sometime in the near future. One repeater he mentioned is the 147.180 repeater in Farmington Maine. If you can work that system, keep an ear out for him.
Bart also sent a PDF manual for the Baofeng UV 5R. Click here to view.
Iz Heard on Repreater
Brian - KB1IXI was heard on the 18 repeater in Farmington yesterday. I missed talking with him and sent an email to that affect. Here is his response that came through around mid-night.
Yes tried connecting few times.
Terry & I, Jim & Kristen are heading to Istsnbul today, and I'll be heading to USA on Sunday afternoon.
Been few rainy days, but at least 50's & 60's-And No Snow !
Did have Very short QSO with a KB1???. Had bad internet connection at the time. Also being 7 hrs ahead kind of screws you up !
Newest Bull Net Member
Say hello to Joe - AB1RA when you hear him on. Joe is the newest Bull Net member. Welcome aboard Joe.
For Contributing to Clarence - AA1PN and family check in the Archives. Thanks
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