Archive for date: April 9, 2009

MV sent across to VK6DI

April 9, 2009 | Amateur Radio | By: Mark VandeWettering

I’m getting good propagation this evening out to VK land. David, VK6DI runs a grabber, and I started noting that my WSPR beaconw as getting in, so I decided to start sending my “MV” identifier. It’s making it! David’s grabber will soon be shutting down for his move across Australia, so this may be among […]

Pile Driving Begins at Pixar

April 9, 2009 | General | By: Mark VandeWettering

MVI_7296 Originally uploaded by oaklandEarthGirl This is just an interesting little aside. Over the past couple of days, construction of the new building here at Pixar Animation Studios has begun in earnest, which means that we have pile drivers operating a couple hundred feet from my office. Strangely, my office appears to be very close […]

Happy Birthday Tom Lehrer!

April 9, 2009 | General | By: Mark VandeWettering

April 9th is Tom Lehrer’s birthday. httpv://www.youtube.com/watch?v=yhuMLpdnOjY