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The chips are down for Moore’s law

09 February 2016: The semiconductor industry will soon abandon its pursuit of Moore’s law. Now things could get a lot more interesting. Next month, the worldwide semiconductor industry will formally acknowledge what has become increasingly obvious to everyone involved: Moore’s … Continue reading

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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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Amateur Radio at the Movies – The Anderson Tapes

Amateur Radio at the Movies Bob Cashdollar, NR8U The Anderson Tapes, 1971, Rated PG   1hr, 39 min. The Anderson Tapes is a cops and robbers movie with a paranoiac twist.  A con, Sean Connery, fresh out of prison, gets the … Continue reading

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RadioShack To Close 1,100 Stores | TechCrunch

via RadioShack To Close 1,100 Stores | TechCrunch. Today, while reporting its 2013 fourth quarter results RadioShack announced plans to close 1,100 of its 4,000 stores in a bid to stem losses. The parts drawer and the RC toys and the … 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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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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White Bronze Cemetery Monuments

White Bronze Cemetery Monuments (Photo from Waymarking.com) I found several interesting web pages detailing the history of White Bronze Cemetery Monuments, that are actually made from pure Zinc. They look like marble, with a greyish white color, with a hint … Continue reading

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