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About jimd

Christian, ESL teacher, retired computer programmer, former US Army soldier, former Peace Corps Volunteer. Like to paint, build and fly rc airplanes, play guitar, ride unicycle, juggle, and hang out with my university students. Am currently residing in a foreign country but I do love America.

We Are Bricks In A Living Church

We change from day to day in intensity and fervor. We change from month to month and year to year in understanding, comprehension and opinion. One day we are a brick in the outer wall of the church, high up … Continue reading

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Lighting EPP Wing with LED Lights

Put couple of LED one meter strings on my wing. Wow, very bright at night and dawn (totally ruins night sight). Much better than EL wire. My LED strings were 3 volt which posed a problem as I had to … Continue reading

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Arduino Controlled Morse Code Key and QRP Transmitter

This is kind of a mashup of different projects: an arduino to control a servo that controls a homemade Morse code key that controls a simple 4 to 7 component cw transmitter. I will just show some pictures of the … Continue reading

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Bible in Morse Code MP3 Files

I created an Instructable that shows you how to easily convert the Bible (or parts of it) into MP3 Morse Code files. The software is free and so is the copy(s) of the the Bible text files. The benefits of … Continue reading

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Morse Code Key (and Sounder) Made from Steak Knife and Multi-tester

This is a simple but functional key and code practice oscillator for learning Morse Code made from a steak-knife and multi-tester. Few components and only takes half hour to construct. And when you are finished practicing Morse code you can … Continue reading

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My Serenity Motor

  Ok, this is not an original motor design – it has many names, Robert Adams Motor, Bedini Motor, a version of a Mendocino Motor, levitating electromagnetic pulse motor, and there are probably more. But I like my name for … Continue reading

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Aircraft from Downtown Beijing Air Museum

I took these photos about 2010. Don’t know if they are still there or not. Don’t know any details about the aircraft. Just recognize the Chinese trainer. There is another large air museum north of Beijing that is hard to … Continue reading

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