X1M HAM radio

Can get this ham radio in China for two hundred dollars. Not bad deal and it has a good reputation. Will pick one up before I go home. That and a PL600 Tecsun.


XM1 Ham Radio

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My latest robot: Goosestepper Version 2

Here is my latest version of an automated ramp walker without the ramp. It uses a counterweight on the top to step forward and backward and a servo opens and closes the leg. A converted servo to 360 degrees rotation provides directional ability.


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Moonwalking with Einstein: The Art…

Just finished reading this great book by Joshua Foer about memory techniques and his competitive experience. Wow, it has got me doing stuff again.

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We Cannot Save Our Planet

Here is a pretty negative and decisive verdict on our ability to save planet Earth.

Shocker: Top Google Engineers Say Renewable Energy ‘Simply won’t work’

Only God can work it out.


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Jerusalem and the Lost Temple of the Jews

I had read this a few years ago but recently reread the abridged version available online and it is really mind boggling that the Jews may be worshipping on the very walls of the Roman Antonia fortress that housed soldiers instrumental in destroying the city and the Temple in 70ad. Wow.



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Cutsie and the Beast

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Acrylic painting of my friend Peanut in Shaoxing with my hat.

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My Friend Jim – RIP


Acrylic portrait I did of my friend Jim who passed away August 2015. Wonderful man.

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