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Forum: Outdoor Sports January 13th, 2021, 07:21 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 552
Posted By Antarctica
This for $90 if you can find one or two... ...

This for $90 if you can find one or two...

https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00ER7GNRQ/ref=ppx_yo_dt_b_search_asin_title?ie=UTF8&psc=1
Forum: Preppers January 12th, 2021, 09:44 AM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,069
Posted By Antarctica
While I think the amateur mesh's downfall will be...

While I think the amateur mesh's downfall will be the fact that it is restricted to amateurs (i.e., not enough with interest to build a network of sufficient density), reading through the mesh net...
Forum: Preppers January 11th, 2021, 08:54 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,069
Posted By Antarctica
Sorry for the heap of posts... you guys have hit...

Sorry for the heap of posts... you guys have hit on a topic that I've had interest in since at least the mid 90's...

Here's the current ARDEN node map for Maryland...
Forum: Preppers January 11th, 2021, 08:45 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,069
Posted By Antarctica
There is tremendous value in being able to relay...

There is tremendous value in being able to relay data vs voice. Voice needs to be monitored all the time. If there were a TCP/IP radio network, MD shooters could set up a forum on it, and you could...
Forum: Preppers January 11th, 2021, 08:42 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,069
Posted By Antarctica
BTW - there is still a packet radio network up...

BTW - there is still a packet radio network up and running fairly well in West Virginia...

I bet there will be some folks digging out old modems!!
Forum: Preppers January 11th, 2021, 08:39 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,069
Posted By Antarctica
Because you need to get it up and running and...

Because you need to get it up and running and tested now, and you don't want to get the FCC on your ass before you're even started.


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If that weren't the case, setting up your own...
Forum: Preppers January 11th, 2021, 08:32 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,069
Posted By Antarctica
This, and mesh networks like these are what are...

This, and mesh networks like these are what are needed...

https://www.amazon.com/Mikrotik-RBLHGG-5acD-Ligh-Head-Antenna/dp/B0794V489Z/ref=psdc_3015438011_t4_B01LBQCF68

Microtik, ubiquiti,...
Forum: Preppers January 11th, 2021, 08:24 PM
Replies: 56
Views: 2,069
Posted By Antarctica
A number of months ago I posted in the amateur...

A number of months ago I posted in the amateur FAQ thread (central region forum) a bit about the Aredn system. This is a mesh network that has been developed mostly out west. It is TCP IP based and...
Forum: Central Maryland January 10th, 2021, 12:37 AM
Replies: 2,957
Views: 343,051
Posted By Antarctica
Welcome!!

Welcome!!
Forum: Admin News and Announcements January 10th, 2021, 12:35 AM
Replies: 201
Views: 13,864
Posted By Antarctica
Well said Norton. Thanks for focusing our...

Well said Norton. Thanks for focusing our thoughts and efforts. Stay strong all..
Forum: Eastern Shore January 6th, 2021, 10:09 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 19,430
Posted By Antarctica
He looks fairly big in that pic - did you weigh...

He looks fairly big in that pic - did you weigh him?
Forum: Central Maryland January 5th, 2021, 08:07 PM
Replies: 2,957
Views: 343,051
Posted By Antarctica
HDSDR is fantastic. Finding and tuning signals...

HDSDR is fantastic. Finding and tuning signals is night and day different then using the radio alone. i couldn't go back....
Forum: Preppers January 4th, 2021, 11:28 PM
Replies: 167
Views: 6,461
Posted By Antarctica
Not much more satisfying that building a little...

Not much more satisfying that building a little 2m yagi. They are simple and the performance increase is tremendous - especially if you can't mount it up at the top of the roof.

I foresee an...
Forum: Preppers January 1st, 2021, 06:32 PM
Replies: 264
Views: 11,754
Posted By Antarctica
Two inches of water (at least) BEFORE the jars go...

Two inches of water (at least) BEFORE the jars go in (presuming quarts). Basically, you want the water to come up to just under the lids (half inch or inch below is fine). You want the weight to...
Forum: Central Maryland December 30th, 2020, 09:22 PM
Replies: 2,957
Views: 343,051
Posted By Antarctica
I don't want to pee on your enthusiasm, but in a...

I don't want to pee on your enthusiasm, but in a nutshell, a handheld is a handheld. They have their place, but it is limited. If you've already got baofengs, I'd wager that $350 is much better...
Forum: Central Maryland December 29th, 2020, 10:09 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 962
Posted By Antarctica
No suggestions for used, and frankly, I doubt...

No suggestions for used, and frankly, I doubt there's much of a savings over new in these times.

Given that, I will give a thumbs up for South County Sportsmen in Waysons Corner. Jamaal (I think...
Forum: Outdoor Sports December 26th, 2020, 06:54 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,275
Posted By Antarctica
Picking working man's guns here, not the very...

Picking working man's guns here, not the very best...

A deer gun:

Classic - Rem 700 or Ruger 77
Latest - Tikka T3
Partial to 30-06 in either

An upland gun
Classic or latest: Browning...
Forum: Central Maryland December 22nd, 2020, 01:11 PM
Replies: 2,957
Views: 343,051
Posted By Antarctica
Would love to see a pic if you ever get the...

Would love to see a pic if you ever get the chance...
Forum: Central Maryland December 22nd, 2020, 12:09 PM
Replies: 2,957
Views: 343,051
Posted By Antarctica
For those of you looking for equipment, Anne...

For those of you looking for equipment, Anne Arundel Radio Club currently has quite a bit for sale. Not expensive to join.

Way back in this thread, the subject of used equipment came up. Unless...
Forum: Preppers December 20th, 2020, 06:26 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 1,898
Posted By Antarctica
Well done! That's a hell of a homecoming! ...

Well done! That's a hell of a homecoming!

I've got an older neighbor lady that lives down the drive from us. Been helping her out for years now. She is such a cool lady. 82 and still lives...
Forum: Central Maryland December 17th, 2020, 12:03 PM
Replies: 2,957
Views: 343,051
Posted By Antarctica
^^I doubt they are using amateur bands - probably...

^^I doubt they are using amateur bands - probably commercial VHF/UHF freqs that they have licensed. None of which precludes them being programmed and listened to on any other receiver...

Or maybe...
Forum: Wanted to Buy December 11th, 2020, 06:23 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,056
Posted By Antarctica
Just fired up the YZ and ran it around the yard. ...

Just fired up the YZ and ran it around the yard. My how times have changed. I'm 225 and it scares the shit out of me when it hits power band in 1st gear. It's hard for me to imagine putting a 15...
Forum: Wanted to Buy December 10th, 2020, 09:34 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,056
Posted By Antarctica
Those are beautiful...

Those are beautiful...
Forum: Wanted to Buy December 10th, 2020, 09:05 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 2,056
Posted By Antarctica
I've got this for sale... 81 YZ 100. Runs...

I've got this for sale...

81 YZ 100. Runs like a scalded dog (or will - I haven't fired it up in a year or so)

PM me if interested.

Been hoping to find the right home for it (older person...
Forum: Central Maryland December 9th, 2020, 07:17 PM
Replies: 2,957
Views: 343,051
Posted By Antarctica
There's waaayyy better toys than what that guys...

There's waaayyy better toys than what that guys got....
Forum: Optics December 9th, 2020, 11:02 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,262
Posted By Antarctica
whatever you do - scope or bino's, mount them on...

whatever you do - scope or bino's, mount them on a tripod with a fluid pan head. Night and day performance difference. I use cheap amazon tripods with manfrotto heads and put 201 plates on...
Forum: Optics December 9th, 2020, 11:00 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,262
Posted By Antarctica
It depends. The reference to rokslide will push...

It depends. The reference to rokslide will push you to very high end scopes, but from what I've read of your needs its for shooting only. The high end scopes will add the dimension of extremely...
Forum: Preppers December 3rd, 2020, 07:01 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 896
Posted By Antarctica
These have been fine for me. Not sure why anyone...

These have been fine for me. Not sure why anyone would need anything more...

https://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B0759LHB92/ref=ppx_yo_dt_b_search_asin_title?ie=UTF8&psc=1

Buy two.
Forum: Southern Maryland November 26th, 2020, 06:46 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 712
Posted By Antarctica
There's a place in Lothian - I can't remember the...

There's a place in Lothian - I can't remember the name but they advertise in the DNR hunting regs publication... Never used them - I do my own.

**************Updated -

Harwood Butcher Shop
Forum: Preppers November 24th, 2020, 07:45 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 2,551
Posted By Antarctica
I've got one that's been running on my front...

I've got one that's been running on my front porch for about 5 years. Two others outside too.
Forum: Outdoor Sports November 21st, 2020, 09:27 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,766
Posted By Antarctica
It looks like ass now, but the greatest power of...

It looks like ass now, but the greatest power of nature is that of renewal. In 5 years time it will be the equivalent of the burn area. Open space is not all bad.
Forum: Preppers November 19th, 2020, 04:18 PM
Replies: 264
Views: 11,754
Posted By Antarctica
^^^Awesome. What kind of 'maters?

^^^Awesome. What kind of 'maters?
Forum: Preppers November 11th, 2020, 05:07 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 3,243
Posted By Antarctica
Paper is always my number 1 in any situation that...

Paper is always my number 1 in any situation that matters.

GPS is merely a convenience..
Forum: Central Maryland November 10th, 2020, 11:14 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,732
Posted By Antarctica
Pretty sure my 81 yz100 is up to the task. Its...

Pretty sure my 81 yz100 is up to the task. Its for sale.
Forum: Outdoor Sports November 10th, 2020, 11:10 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 449
Posted By Antarctica
Completely concur. If I shot something actually...

Completely concur. If I shot something actually worth mounting (like the many deer I saw regularly as a kid in fairfax county), I'd pay to have someone do it right. That said, I've seen some...
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