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Surfin’: Stuff for Hamming (Not Stuffing for Turkeys)

11/12/2010

By Stan Horzepa, WA1LOU
Contributing Editor

This week, Surfin’ reveals the contents of a folder filled with stuff.

George Carlin once opined, “A house is just a place to keep your stuff while you go out and get more stuff.”

I have a folder on my computer’s hard disk where I put my stuff. The folder’s name is not “house,” but it serves the same purpose that Mr Carlin suggested. In fact, “suggestions” is the name of the folder and last time I looked, there were 638 files in that folder.

Those files represent stuff for this column that I collected while exploring the Internet, as well as stuff that readers have sent me telling me where to go to find another story for Surfin’.

Some of the stuff results in full-blown columns; however, some of the stuff does not merit full column treatment. Those I save with the intention of bundling them up and using them all in one column. You guessed it: this is that column.

Thank you Tom Medlin,W5KUB; Jari Perkiömäki, OH6BG, and Norman Wald, W9VQ for some of the above stuff.

Until next time, keep on surfin’!

Editor’s note: Stan Horzepa, WA1LOU, writes Surfin' four or five times a month. To contact Stan, send him e-mail or add comments to his blog, which has now been visited by a black bear four times and counting.



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