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by mojohn
Fri Jan 11, 2019 9:33 am
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: Where to begin with a HAM radio?
Replies: 203
Views: 19040

Re: Where to begin with a HAM radio?

Thanks for the head's up. I'm sharing with my ARES members.

John
KF5ZMD
by mojohn
Fri Dec 21, 2018 9:37 am
Forum: General Texas CHL Discussion
Topic: 1911 gunsmith Central TX?
Replies: 2
Views: 262

Re: 1911 gunsmith Central TX?

ghostrider wrote:
Thu Dec 20, 2018 6:12 pm
Hank Fleming in South Austin
:thumbs2:
by mojohn
Thu Dec 13, 2018 6:08 pm
Forum: "How To" Tips
Topic: HOW TO SET UP NFA TRUST
Replies: 8
Views: 485

Re: HOW TO SET UP NFA TRUST

:fire :fire :fire
by mojohn
Thu Dec 21, 2017 7:03 pm
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: Where to begin with a HAM radio?
Replies: 203
Views: 19040

Re: Where to begin with a HAM radio?

I've really enjoyed meeting with the Volunteer Examiners and testing here: http://austinhams.org/hamtests ARRL/AARC Session - 1st or 2nd Saturday at Bethany United Methodist Church Regularly scheduled amateur radio exam sessions at Bethany United Methodist Church, Disciple Bldg, Rm 203/204. 10010 An...
by mojohn
Thu Dec 21, 2017 6:01 pm
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: Where to begin with a HAM radio?
Replies: 203
Views: 19040

Re: Where to begin with a HAM radio?

73's, John here. KF5ZMD My successful methods to passing each test was to take the practice tests at http://aa9pw.com/radio/ until I felt confident I could pass in a classroom setting. It was several months. I believe highland lakes ARC hosts test sometimes? I'm on Lake Travis, looking forward to he...
by mojohn
Tue Oct 31, 2017 8:05 am
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: Shooting at Twin Peaks in Waco
Replies: 572
Views: 28797

Re: Shooting at Twin Peaks in Waco

The legal fiasco is still dragging on.... http://www.wacotrib.com/news/courts_and_trials/twin-peaks-jury-panel-sent-home-after-recusal-motion/article_7967e2bf-6050-561a-a810-9eee28a71a4c.html Wow. What a mess. I realize some of these guys aren't angels, but justice should move better than that. And...
by mojohn
Fri Oct 27, 2017 7:53 am
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: Shooting at Twin Peaks in Waco
Replies: 572
Views: 28797

Re: Shooting at Twin Peaks in Waco

McLennan County District Attorney Abel Reyna asked Thursday to be recused from the second trial scheduled in the Twin Peaks biker shootout
http://www.wacotrib.com/news/twin-peaks ... d9efc.html
by mojohn
Sat Sep 16, 2017 7:17 am
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: Where to begin with a HAM radio?
Replies: 203
Views: 19040

Re: Where to begin with a HAM radio?

2farnorth wrote:Congrats. Will be looking for you on the airwaves. Now that I have an old partially operational HF rig I'm finding 40 meters has become my favorite band.

Dave
N5PNZ

Thanks!
I'll probably get a HF rig at the Belton Hamfest in a few weeks.

73,
John
KF5ZMD
by mojohn
Thu Sep 14, 2017 8:40 am
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: Where to begin with a HAM radio?
Replies: 203
Views: 19040

Re: Where to begin with a HAM radio?

:hurry: Just upgraded to General License ...yay me!
John
KF5ZMD
by mojohn
Fri Jun 02, 2017 8:45 am
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: Where to begin with a HAM radio?
Replies: 203
Views: 19040

Re: Where to begin with a HAM radio?

You can study up for your test here:
http://aa9pw.com/radio/

John, KF5ZMD
by mojohn
Fri Dec 02, 2016 8:16 am
Forum: General Gun, Shooting & Equipment Discussion
Topic: Strange factory ammo failure - it could have been bad.
Replies: 17
Views: 1079

Re: Strange factory ammo failure - it could have been bad.

Charles L. Cotton wrote:I unloaded the gun for her and when I racked the slide, it extracted an unfired empty case. Gun powder poured out and with a few taps, the HP bullet came out as well.

That's the reason we all routinely practice "tap, rack and fire" drills, right?
by mojohn
Thu Nov 24, 2016 8:09 am
Forum: Off-Topic
Topic: Generator Only Runs at Half Choke
Replies: 24
Views: 1440

Re: Generator Only Runs at Half Choke

I always turn off the fuel supply and let 'er run out of gas. YMMV

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