Tuesday, September 22, 2015

W4UOA Rack

Version 1.0 almost done.  Remote power switching and remote tune remain to be installed.

Monday, September 21, 2015

Skype is down....



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This might be a good site to check if you are experiencing unexplained problems.

Monday, September 21, 2015

I'll tell you more as I learn it....


Wednesday, September 16, 2015

Access Ports



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Saturday, September 12, 2015

Tool of the Day

All correct answers get an invitation to the fall antenna party...as do all submissions!  This is a win--win proposition!

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Fox-Delta Plot


In the beginning there is wire....



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In the beginning there is wire...



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Thursday, September 10, 2015

Bulkhead connectors in the Shack

Can now route four antennas to the rigs.  

Hope that's enough!

Friday, September 4, 2015

W4UoA Mobile



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WA5MLF is this true?



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Thursday, September 3, 2015

Wednesday, September 2, 2015

96 Fiber Cable

So...here's the story. The fiber optic cable in front of Boxwood
contaiins 96 discrete fibers. They are bundled into 8 sets of 12
fibers each. Each customer rides on his/her on beam of light. So,
with this cable, FTC can support 96 customers.

I don't know if this is the cable FTC is using, but it looks similar.

Manufactured by Corning



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Fiber Cable on CR 89

Can you count the number of individual strands?  Each house gets its own strand.


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Fiber at the Falls Road

Ready to connect to FTC network!


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Fiber on the Pole

The loop will give them slack to create my drop.


As you recall fiber to the house has already been pulled.


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John and Friends