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Google earth and hamradio

Posted: October 31st, 2008 under Hamradio, Software.

Google Earth is a great program in many ways, and it can also have many uses in hamradio. I have among other things, used it to find big hamstations, locate IOTA’s and also DXCC’s. I will present a few useful links here. To get Google Earth, download it here.       A few interesting and […]

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Google Earth for iPhone and iPod Touch

Posted: October 28th, 2008 under Software.

An exciting new application was released for the iPhone and the iPod Touch Sunday October 26. It’s Google Earth. If you haven’t given Google Earth a try, you’re missing out on a great program. In few words, Google Earth is a virtual globe program with very detailed views of the earth. The images are obtained […]

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3Y0X – Dxpedition video

Posted: October 27th, 2008 under DX, Dxpedition, Hamradio, Movie.

To follow up on my earlier post about dxpedition videos, here is another one. This time it’s the video from Peter 1 Island. The expedition was back in 2006, so not really hot news, but I’m trying to list all expedition videos I know about.  The DVD tells the whole 3YØX story, from beginning to […]

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TO5DX – St. Barthelemy worked for a new one

Posted: October 24th, 2008 under DX, Dxpedition, Hamradio, Soundclips.

Finally. St. Barthelemy is in the log. That makes 320 total. I have followed the activity during the week, but never had a chance to work them. The band and time just hasn’t been correct for me. However, on Thursday, I had time before work, and they finally popped up on 40M. They had a […]

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WordPress 2.6.3 released – vulnerability fix

Posted: October 24th, 2008 under Homepage, Software.

A new version was just released. It’s a minor update with a vulnerability fix in the Snoopy library. WordPress uses Snoopy to fetch the feeds shown in the Dashboard. It’s low risk, but I updated anyhow. In the link below, you can download 2 files and upload, so the update is a quick one.

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