Archive for May 2005


EchoLink┬« software allows licensed Amateur Radio stations to communicate with one another over the Internet, using voice-over-IP (VoIP) technology. The program allows worldwide connections to be made between stations, or from computer to station, greatly enhancing Amateur Radio’s communications capabilities. There are more than 150,000 registered users in 152 nations worldwide! I installed the EchoLink […]


Tonight I attended a class to become a National Weather Service storm spotter under the SKYWARN program. The training was held at the Newport News Emergency Operations Center (EOC). Joe Safranek, K4JJS, helped coordinate with the NWS to get one of their meteorologist from the Wakefield, VA office to conduct the class. There were a […]

BRAC Results are in!

Fort Monroe has been selected to close. Nobody was really surprised by this. When I first arrived at Fort Monroe, a quick look around told me that the place was ripe to be closed. What disappoints me most is loosing the history. Why not turn Fort Monroe into the Army’s museum – the center for […]