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Daylight's Computer Tablet

I ordered a new tablet a few days ago, and it’s not an iPad. Surprised? Daylight Computer is a new manufacturer with hopes of shaking up the tablet market. I like their tagline, “The computer, de-invented”. They say the new DC-1 tablet is a “new kind of computer designed...

Hams Remember Big Band Leader "Tex" Beneke, K0HWY, SK

Gordon L. “Tex” Beneke was a big band singer and saxophonist back in the golden days of swing. Beneke took over the Glen Miller orchestra in 1946 after Miller’s death during World War II, and he continued to capitalize on the Miller sound throughout his career. He later broke with...

Happy Weekend

Sunny and 69F on the way to 85F today. Gonna be a warm one. The lawn got mowed yesterday. There’s always more yardwork to be done, but this holiday weekend is going to include more play and antenna work than shovels and weed killer… I was parked on 14060 yesterday...

Paddles to Plowshares

Cooler temperatures must have arrived overnight because with a few windows open in the shack it feels GREAT out here. I’d like to spend the entire day in front of the radio, a retirement perk if you will, but the lawn needs mowing and I want that work done while...

Inspiration

Expected thunderstorms this morning never arrived. I wasn’t looking forward to the storms so much as a cool down. Oh well. Ambled into the shack with the first cup of the day during the 1100 hour and worked four POTA activators toot sweet on 40 meter CW. That brings my...

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