Monthly Archives: December 2010

Sailor Babo’s Christmas Adventure

What a better place to spend Christmas And meet an old friend But he is concerned that she might catch a chill Advertisements

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Millimeter Waves and the Body Scanner

Well,  we just got back from Las Vegas last night.  Had a great time, Yeah!. In Concourse C checkpoint,  EVERYONE, except airline employees,  had to either go through the body scanner or submit to an enhanced pat down.  New toy, … Continue reading

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Just What is the Speed Limit in Arizona Anyway?

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A Desert Flower on Christmas Eve

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Don’t Drink the Water

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Minor Ice Storm

Well,  it was predicted to be worse.  Just a few scatter power outages.  We have had worse in the past.  Very pretty nevertheless. This apple will not keep the doctor away: Still I thought I had two sheds.  One seems … Continue reading

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For my friends up North

Possible Northern Lights as far south as Ottawa: A solar event occurred on Dec 14th that may produce auroral displays  greater than our auroral forecast index 4, sometime after midnight (0836 Greenwich time) on the 16th of Dec. This means … Continue reading

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Just a Cold Lonely Day at the Track

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How to Build Your Own Sputnik Transmitter

As I posted earlier,  someone has wandered on my blog in trying to find out “how to build your own sputnik transmitter”.  Well  first thing is to define Sputnik Transmitter. The original transmitted on 20.005 and 40.002 MHz.  The problem … Continue reading

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Interesting Search Terms

Snowy day and just poking about on the nets.  Thought I would look at my Word Press stats.    One was strange: Yep “how to build your own sputnik transmitter”  I probably disappointed him.    Maybe I should build one.

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