Author Archives: Fred Harris

Refrigerator Cleaning

So, it was time to tackle the fridge. It had finally got to the point that it was really bugging me.  (That is generally what’s required to get me moving on any cleaning project!)  When I started, I was really … Continue reading

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Emergence

So, this is an old episode of RadioLab, but this past week I had my first opportunity to listen to it. Seriously. Take a moment and listen to the first vignette. If you are not hooked on this concept of … Continue reading

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An ARRL Volunteer Examiner

I upgraded my amateur radio license to Extra Class in the fall of 2012. The Morse code requirement was dropped a few years ago, making it much easier to obtain the highest class of license. The ironic thing about it is that … Continue reading

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Visual Basic for Applications (VBA) Gradebook for Excel

The Raymel Gradebook was designed for my wife. Over the course of its life, it has had many “Honey Do” attachments and xtras added to it. Its conception occurred when we could find no other gradebook that offered the power that she needed to keep grades for her community college chemistry classes. Continue reading

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A Total Eclipse of the Sun

  Set your calendar. August 21, 2017 is the next “Total” solar eclipse on American soil. I realize that it may be a little far in the future for some of you; however, things like this have a tendency to … Continue reading

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