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7/16/2014

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Max The Magnificent
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Re: Field-day radio
Max The Magnificent   7/17/2014 11:01:19 AM
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@eetcowie: Seems like I remember some MAD magazine thing...


I keep on forgetting all about MAD magazine until someone mentions it, and then I remember how much I liked it when I was young.

I haven't read one for years now, but I recall being somewhat dissapointed the last time I saw one. Is it really not as funny as it used to be (like SNL doesn;t seem to be the same as in the early days), or is that just me growing old?

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Field-day radio
eetcowie   7/17/2014 10:27:24 AM
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Seems like I remember some MAD magazine thing that went something like (say the following out loud) --

"My next-dooor neihbore gots himseelf one uh dem HAM-sandweech radioh's, he says. But it gots too much juice. It wuz turnin' on lights all over dah place that iz turned off! I tol him dat ifn' he didn't quit burnin' my cellar bulbs, heed haf to pay my 'Lectric bill!" 

elizabethsimon
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Re: What about?
elizabethsimon   7/16/2014 7:35:26 PM
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Well, it wouldn't be as much fun for some of us if we did it the same next year. I think that the fuel cell is adequate to power everything so we might just get a second hydrogen tank for it. Actually there's talk of finding a different location next year just to make it more of a challenge. We just need to start planning more than a couple months in advance...

 

Max The Magnificent
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Max The Magnificent   7/16/2014 3:24:14 PM
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Very interesting -- thanks for sharing -- it seems like a wonderful weekend -- one question -- with regard to the guy who brought the solar panels -- what are you going to do next year? Take them off his roof? LOL



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