Still Alive

Here’s a quick update from my phone just to let you know that I’m still here. I’ve been unusually busy trying to fix one last bug in the CC-40 that has been extremely challenging. Between that and taking care of Noah, there’s been little to write about here. With any luck, the beta test will… Read More Still Alive

Shack Mk. II

Here’s a cheap & cheerful (or in the American vernacular, crappy) panorama that I just did with the open source Hugin software package. Yes, there are some obviously bad stitches, but it gives you an idea of what my newly updated shack looks like. I added the KADA 852D+ rework station, upgraded the shack PC,… Read More Shack Mk. II

Bittersweet

Friday, 1 October will mark a very significant change for our family. That will be my last day of employment at Tektronix (actually now Danaher). I’ve submitted my resignation so that we can do what’s necessary for us to avoid having to send Noah to daycare. Due to some other, less drastic shuffling of schedules,… Read More Bittersweet

A Brief Update

Family commitments and issues have kept me from doing much radio related stuff lately, which is why I haven’t blogged much recently. When I have had some spare time, I’ve been using it to complete the documentation for my FDIM 2010 QRP Challenge entry, which I finally finished and submitted last night. After attending a… Read More A Brief Update

On Politics

A quick note on a change to the site. If you’ve been paying attention to the events of the last year in American politics, you have probably noticed that there has been a highly contentious atmosphere. I’m someone who follows news, politics, and current events quite closely, and I have strong opinions about nearly every… Read More On Politics