Monday, May 15, 2017

Virus - malware - ransom ware

Just don't read (open) emails that you do not know the sender. Don't click on links in emails. Don't open attachments. It is as simple as that...... Jack

Sunday, May 14, 2017

Airline Ticket Giveaway Scam

Dear Valued Customer,

We would like to know how your last flight with American Airlines? Start now

For a couple seconds of your time we are offering a $79 flight voucher claim now

If you received this email or see it on Facebook Like the one above.
DO NOT click on any links, open any attachments, call phone numbers listed, or follow any instructions in these fraudulent emails including opening any type of attachments. Instead, delete all emails and attachments.


Friday, May 12, 2017

CQ DX on the Ham Bands

I suppose CQ DX means different things to different people. To me it means don't call me if you are inside the USA. I guess for some like the Lid in Texas that calls me here in Indiana on 40 meters covering (QRMing) up the Ham in Europe. All you can do is move frequency and let'em call. I won't answer !! .... WB9OTX

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Tuesday, May 09, 2017

How Far Can You Talk

Novice Radio Station WN9GOA 

People that are not familiar with Amateur (Ham) Radio ask how far do you talk? Distance is not a factor but how rare the location is. If there is no one there for you to communicate with you don't communicate. Heard Island is approximately 12,500 miles from my location but there are only a group of Hams that travail there about every 10 years or so. This makes the location very rare, not the distance. Below is an above average day of contacts I made. There is nothing  rare as there are thousands of Hams at any of these locations, but the distances are great. Some are over 10,000 miles away. 
Australia, Japan, Czech Rep.,  F.R.of Germany, Slovenia, Ukraine,  Hungary,  and Poland

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Monday, May 08, 2017

Victory in Europe Day MAY 8

May 8th
Victory in Europe Day, generally known as V-E Day, VE Day or simply V Day, was the public holiday celebrated on 8 May 1945 to mark the formal acceptance by the Allies of World War II of Nazi Germany's unconditional surrender of its armed forces. It thus marked the end of World War II in Europe.

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Monday, May 01, 2017

May 5th Cinco de Mayo

It has become a  tradition with this Blog to post each year the tragic event of May 5th.
We should all remember Cinco de Mayo. Please click the below link to view the past posts.

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