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How we survived the Ice Storm (part 3)

We’ve looked at how we prepared before the ice storm and how we lived during the ice storm, but now lets look at how our plans stood up to the disaster. Honestly, I think we did pretty good. We had plenty of the basics, food, fuel, heat, water and medication.

A corded telephone sitting on a shelf.We had good external communications. Our corded phone Continue reading How we survived the Ice Storm (part 3)

Researching ways to improve scientist’s access to data. Programming software to solve humanity’s problems. Disseminating emergency preparedness knowledge. Sharing knowledge about science. Practicing amateur radio. Serving humanity through volunteer efforts. Drives a robot to work.
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How we survived the Ice Storm (part 2)

Well, we survived.

Trees and roads covered in ice.It was not a pretty snow fall, it was a full on ice storm. Ten at night we had the power flicker and then fail. We stepped out and found Continue reading How we survived the Ice Storm (part 2)

Researching ways to improve scientist’s access to data. Programming software to solve humanity’s problems. Disseminating emergency preparedness knowledge. Sharing knowledge about science. Practicing amateur radio. Serving humanity through volunteer efforts. Drives a robot to work.
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W4IDO’s Portable Station

A large toolbox with an amateur radio (Kenwood TM-V7A) mounted inside.I was tasked with figuring out a better way to operate a portable Amateur Radio station for a local Club. The normal mission assignment for this station would be as a net control station or Continue reading W4IDO’s Portable Station

Researching ways to improve scientist’s access to data. Programming software to solve humanity’s problems. Disseminating emergency preparedness knowledge. Sharing knowledge about science. Practicing amateur radio. Serving humanity through volunteer efforts. Drives a robot to work.
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