I have electronic records for personal finances dating back to 1997. Much like this blog, it’s had several homes. It used to be in Quicken. Then I moved it to Gnucash. Now it’s in a plaintext format readable by ledger.
I Fixed My TV
I fixed our 8-year old TV. It turned on and it had sound but no picture. I replaced something called the T-Con board and it worked again! The part cost $85 USD and I was fortunate enough to find it locally. Otherwise it would have been a $1000 trip to Costco and tossing a 60-inch screen in the recycling bin. 😦
Why Stop There?
The Colorado Sun points out that not only does Colorado have the lowest vaccination rate in the nation, but our new Governor is opposed to fixing this problem.
What Stop Sign?
So for the longest time I thought that the Boulder BrandMeister repeater had a problem because I was seeing full-strength unmodulated-FM-carrier style interference on the output frequency of 445.050 MHz. But I did a little foxhunting 🦊 and determined the noise was coming from … inside my house. 🏠 Spooky! 👻
New Metal Roof
After more than a week of installation, our house finally has a new roof. It’s 24-gauge metal from Premium Panels and installed by Aspen Contracting. Here’s hoping it lasts a very long time.
The next and final step is to reinstall the solar panels.
Connect Systems CS800D Review
I recently purchased a Connect Systems CS800D mobile dual-band 2m/70cm FM/DMR radio and installed it in a 2011 Nissan Leaf. Here are my initial impressions and experience thus far.
It’s a bird… it’s a… moth.