Baofeng Radio TNC Packet Radio cable

  I hade to make the Baofeng radio to TNC /Sound Card cable because the Baofeng is designed to key up the radio when the Grounds of the Speaker and microphone are shorted. This presented a problem when using a USB sound card for a interface. the universal ground what shorting the two leads. so we need to make a ground loop isolator and set the radio to VOX. not…

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OTC Lidocaine topical medication

  This is news to me, I did not know you could still buy it over the counter. I will be carrying some when every i’m out doors in my First Aid kit. +++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ Disclamer: I am not healthcare practitioner or provider. To the extent that any information is provided through this video, it is for general informational purposes only and is not intended to constitute or substitute for medical…

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Homebrew Temporary lightning arrestor

    In the past I have just used spark plugs too. How it works: Once the air has ionized, it becomes a conductor. And the dielectric breakdown of the air makes it a conductor and will pass the static charge/lightning strike to ground. Its kind of a one shot deal and it’s better than nothing. Its mostly for the static build up on the wire in the storm. Sharpened…

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How to Solder copper wire to aluminum foil.

How to Solder copper wire to aluminum foil. I will be making some disposable variable capacitors later today for some magnetic loop antennas. This is also a useful technique to solder copper braid to an antenna. I think you can use any oil. the important thing to remember is keeping Oxygen form the foil. You don’t want it to oxidize before you get the solder down.

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Crock-Pot Fermenting Yogurt From Probiotic Capsules

Crock-Pot Fermenting Yogurt From Probiotic Capsules   Back when I was having my teeth done. The dentist had me on clindamycin. I made sure to take probiotics during for 2 months after treatment. So my gut would be colonized with the right kind of bacteria to knock down the chance of me getting C-Diff. Now I store probiotics with all my meds both live cultures and the other kind. I…

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