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E.F. Johnson Messenger 123A CB radio

Dating from around 1975, this is a 23 channel radio, made in the United States, for the Citizens Band. I bought it from the local Goodwill store, during their monthly half price Saturday sale, and only paid $2.00 for it. … Continue reading

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The International Radiotelephony Spelling Alphabet

NATO phonetic alphabet From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/NATO_phonetic_alphabet Not to be confused with International Phonetic Alphabet. FAA radiotelephony alphabet and Morse code chart The NATO phonetic alphabet, more accurately known as the International Radiotelephony Spelling Alphabet and also called … Continue reading

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Downloading the Internet

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Which blog to read?

Welcome to the Colin’s Place Family of WordPress blogs I have different blogs, because I like to blog about my various interests. With the New Year approaching, it would seem like a good time to reflect on what I am … Continue reading

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Then and Now, Wingate, IN

Because I had seen, an old postcard, on my county’s library website, showing the old Gymnasium in Wingate, Indiana. I figured it would make a good “then and now” waymark. http://history.cdpl.lib.in.us/images/pc061-3.jpg The old picture is from a postcard, that was mailed … Continue reading

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Then and Now, Morocco, IN

Yesterday, Saturday November 24th, 2012 we went to look around my wife’s old home town of Morocco, and Kentland, both in Newton County, in Indiana. I got to take some nice pictures, and co-ordinates to Waymark some of the town’s … Continue reading

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Who is KC9PDY?

My name is Colin Parker, my FCC call sign is KC9PDY. In 1975, I started work at a Radio and TV store, in Bournemouth, in the UK. I was training to be a TV Engineer (repair man). As part of … Continue reading

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