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Software Defined Radio Tuning HF

Well DOD is going to be as jealous as hell. I have made a long wire antenna and now can use the Ham IT UP… 80 more words

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Laser engraving on Leather - Yes!

Laser engraving in Leather

For a long time I have been playing with the thought of using a laser to add a touch to my leather projects. 53 more words

Software Defined Radio

I have got a new fun little toy for the computer. A NooElec NESDR Mini +0.5PPM TXCO USB TRL-SDR Receiver which receives from ~50 Mhz to ~2Ghz  and a NooElec Ham IT Up v1.2 Upconverter which allows tuning down to ~9Khz. 252 more words

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Lessons from 2014's Teachapalooza IV

#EdShift did a first-rate job capturing the 10 big lessons from TEACHAPALOOZA V.

Among the most spirited discussions arose about this:

“Grades aren’t important.” Well, they are and they aren’t.

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Cool Tools Holiday Episode: Tools, Tech, and Apps for 2015 [Podcast]

Craig Fisher and I wrap up 2015 with a show that features some of the tech, apps, and tunes they will be checking out in 2015.

Lars Schmidt

Browser Extensions as Legal Research Tools: My October Writers in Residence Post

Where does the time go?!?  It seems I have some catching up to do to catch you up on my Ms. JD Writers in Residence posts.  194 more words

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Hour of Code wrap-up

Hour of Code was smashing success in my library! Every student in grades K-6 participated and 95% of them are anxious to do it again. 350 more words