Found a sprouter NIB at a yard sale the other day. From the graphics on the box and the Joske’s price tag on it the clues point to 1981. The graphic shown is from a 1981 flyer that Google found and did OCRed. Continue reading
I’ve been quiet the last few weeks because I’ve been doing a lot of reading on amateur radio-related topics.
I had a Tech ticket back in 1993 but let it lapse. I took the exam again on the 1st and my new call showed up in the FCC database on the 12th.
I’ve always been more of a monitoring guy than talking guy but this time Continue reading
In response to Mr. Steger’s G+ post
Just watched it (Maher’s Religulous) on Netflix.
I’m no Maher fanboi, but the fruitlessness of the project is not a function of anything _Maher_ is doing.
The fruitlessness is a function of religion’s memetic auto-vaccination against critical thought and standards of evidence. It’s also a function of religion attracting, as do the lottery and smoking, a demographic not generally known for introspection, education, or an ability to reconsider opinions when presented with new information. Continue reading