Mystery Valley

Here it is in August, and it feels like the year has been a dumpster-full-of-doo-doo on fire, about to be hit by murder hornets riding an asteroid. So I started looking at my vacation photos from last October and so much awesome scenery in the Southwestern US get solace in the crazy times since. One …

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Morse Runner

General advice to get started on single call mode in Morse Runner (Ken Tucker, WF6F, Jim Carson, WT8P): Accuracy is more important than speed.  Wait until the sending station is done transmitting before you respond.  If you respond over him, immediately hit the escape key to stop. Scoring increases as you go along (see below). …

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College Visits 2015/7

The Seattle area is large enough that there are regular college fairs where throngs of potential students and parents wander aisles of a cacophonous hall of the Washington State Convention Center, seeking out schools they’ve possibly heard of and picking up brochures from (usually local) alumni volunteers.  While the volunteers are able to answer  generic …

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