Archive for date: February 18, 2008

Ditch the diet soda if you’re trying to lose weight

February 18, 2008 | General | By: Mark VandeWettering

Ditch the diet soda if you’re trying to lose weight In a study to be published today, American researchers found that rats fed yogurt sweetened with zero-calorie saccharin later consumed more calories and gained more weight and body fat than rats fed yogurt sweetened with sugar. Yep, I know, this story has nothing to do […]

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VP6DX Ducie Island 2008

February 18, 2008 | General | By: Mark VandeWettering

On Saturday afternoon, I was tuning around with my FT-817, and heard VP6DX calling CQ on 20m SSB. He was working split, transmitting on 14.190 and listening on 14.245 (from memory, have the split frequency wrong). It turns out that he’s part of a DXpedition: a trip by a radio amateur to go to a […]

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