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What The Heck!! Winter Storm Uri is what.

This was the view on Monday February 15th at about 9:30 AM from near the front of our property by my mother-in-laws house. The antenna you see is on top of Polly’s Peak near Bandera, Texas. The tower and the … Continue reading

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Buildin’ Antennas – Antennas for Amateur Satellites PART 1

Last year (2020) in June, I purchased an ICOM IC-9700 VHF\UHF radio after working at a big box home improvement store for a few months. Initially it wasn’t supposed to arrive until mid July but then I got notice that … Continue reading

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SpaceX Starship SN9 May Launch Today! (It did but ….)

UPDATE: SN9 did launch today. It made it all the way to the landing flip where one engine did not ignite properly. The rocket over rotated as it appears that the single engine could not correct the rotation. It crashed … Continue reading

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I wish all a Happy and Prosperous New Year

The title pretty much sums it up. No pictures. No lengthy ramble. Pray for a good Year of Our Lord 2021! BillB

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It’s a happy New Year’s Eve

The only thing that makes this a happy New Year’s Eve is that here in the Bandera area of Texas we have been getting rain all day long. It started late last night with a light show and some claps … Continue reading

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The Ghost of Turkey Past

I had a hiatus in posting for nearly a month. The first writer’s block was I was so angry with the turn of politics in our Nation that I couldn’t cogently write anything about what was going on because that … Continue reading

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MERRY CHRISTMAS!!

Merry Christmas to any who stop by. For me this is the first day of the Season of Christmas, so I will also wish to any and all 11 more days of Merry Christmas till we reach the day of … Continue reading

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The Real Date of The Christ’s Birth

A blog that I enjoy reading is the “Anglican Curmudgeon”. Allan S. Haley is a lawyer from California who practices both secular and canon law. He has published a number of articles on the connection of science and the Bible. … Continue reading

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The coming Nativity of Our Lord

The celebration of the Nativity of Our Lord is almost upon us. Last night was the Great Conjunction of 2020. A friend’s niece who lives in Virginia took the picture above. I don’t know if she added the lens flair … Continue reading

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SpaceX is moving on again

As I said on Monday, I was awaiting SpaceX’s Starlink-15 mission launch before posting about SpaceX. Well it happened last night, Tuesday 24 November. Another 66 Starlink satellites were placed into their initial orbit (the satellites start at about 225 … Continue reading

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