These Precious Moments of Our Autumn Years, They Call . . .

Real Cobwebs on Real Telegraph apparatus at KY6R (insulators above) Its the week of Halloween, and today we went on our normal bike ride “to the bench and back”. Its about 16 miles round trip – but today was the nicest day of the year because we are having a classic Northern California “Indian Summer” day. We hit 80 degrees, but when we went…

Ahhhh – Autumn in Northern California

The fall colors are starting to be stunning at my house – very rich this year indeed – deep orange and red, but a splash of yellow as well . . . Caught using a flash – at sunset Nearby trees – I have read that the West has better fall colors than the north east – where they say ts been a dud…

Welcome October

Its October – and time for fun Halloween Decorations in your local grocery store and garden store. This fellow just learned what boofing is . . . This weekend we celebrated Oktoberfest with the Kalifornia Krauts . . . And my one Pumpkin Ale a year . . . .

Dios de los Muertos

Yesterday we had the best Halloween party at Credit Karma. I felt like a kid again – kudos to our wonderful Events Team – they knocked the ball out of the park!. What an amazing company to work for – I’ve been at CK for 8 months and just love it. The Inverted L with home brewed remote tuner at the base has a…

Urat and inverted l

I now have the antenna in this configuration (128 feet total length), and also have the u.RAT ready to be set into it’s waterproof box and wired up. The fancy schmancy u.RAT control consoleĀ  Because I have a shorter antenna with the far end up off the ground, 160 tunes well, but 80M now tunes at a 3:1, so I will probably have to…