The following are all my ‘Links of the Week’ for 2005.
|25 Dec 2005||The G-QRP Club was formed in 1974 and caters to those interestd in low power communications.
Based in the UK, they have some great links and great tech info.
|18 Dec 2005||The NAQCC (North American QRP CW Club) promotes both QRP (low power) operations as well as the use of CW (morse code).|
|11 Dec 2005||QRP Canada is dedicated to the hobby of very low power Amateur Radio communications.|
|27 Nov 2005||It’s been a month now since he left us, but I still really miss my Sylvie Dots.|
|20 Nov 2005||A week or so ago, I linked to my ZipIt WebServer. Well that pocket-sized webserver now has 128MB of removable storage! Here are two different ways to mount an MMC card into a ZipIt!|
|13 Nov 2005||Still on the ZipIt theme, here’s a step-by-step guide of how to add a Backlight into a Zipit!|
|06 Nov 2005||Is that a webserver in your pocket, or are you just glad to see me? I’ve configured my ZipIt into a little pocket-sized Web Server!|
|30 Oct 2005||The Zipit is a small wireless instant messenger device originally marketed for kids and teens. More importantly though, it’s an embeded linux device with good battery life, Flash ROM, WiFi networking, and a strong linux Yahoo Group working to make this a useful $100 linux computer.|
|27 Oct 2005||Sylvie Dots. He was a great cat.|
|23 Oct 2005||Yum yum yum! It’s an history of Army Combat Rations, from the late 1700s up to the middle of the 20th century.|
|16 Oct 2005||Broken Windows is an article over on Daring Fireball that examines some of the reasons the Macintosh OS X operating system is more secure than the Windows platforms.|
|09 Oct 2005||Repair4PDA.org is a growing repository of links to information and DIY tips and tricks for various PDAs and handheld computers.|
|02 Oct 2005||
Australia’s premier Rav4 Network – Parts, Services, Reviews, and Forums.
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|11 Sep 2005||ChimChim’s Rav4 Page has some great pics, mods, and howto info for the Toyota Rav4.|
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|28 Aug 2005||
Greetings Troubleshooter, and welcome to Alpha Complex. Remember to Stay Alert, Trust No-one, and Keep Your Laser Handy.
|21 Aug 2005||Visit Kimlee’s Healing Arts and Embrace your Divine Energy. Kim is a Healer, a good friend of mine, and a fellow artist.|
|14 Aug 2005||The Mows – Get Your Purr On!
What’s up with The Mows? They’re adorable cartoon kitties named Indy, Tigey, and Nonie.
|07 Aug 2005||It’s a blast from the past! CONELRAD – All things atomic / the golden age of homeland security.|
|01 Aug 2005||This collection of cartoon / drawings could be called… Cute & Creepy? Sweet & Scary? Fun & Freaky?
You probably need a slight twist in your sense of humor, to enjoy Bunny Suicides!
|24 Jul 2005||One of my favorite places on Earth is Algonquin Provincial Park, in Ontario, Canada.
Almost 8000 square kilometers of wilderness, thousands of lakes, 2000 kilometers of canoe routes; it’s heaven.
|17 Jul 2005||One more watch-related link… Per’s Horology Site has workshop information, pictures, and information for beginners.|
|10 Jul 2005||Alan’s Vintage Watches has lots of pictures and information on watches, as well as some neat stuff like X-ray images and time-lapse images of luminous watches.|
|03 Jul 2005||Michele Cuoccio’s Russian Watches Website is another fantastic reference site for information about Russian watches.|
|26 Jun 2005||It’s like an online museum of Russian and Soviet timepieces: Mark Gordon’s Russian Watches Collection.|
|19 Jun 2005||Hey, it’s time for another watch-related website! Time Zone has forums, articles, reviews, and even an on-line Watch School!|
|12 Jun 2005||With lots of articles, some reviews, and a great compilation of movements, Christophs Watch World is another great horological reference site!|
|05 Jun 2005||When the various plans to try to Take Over The World all fail and lead to anger and frustration, it’s perhaps time to think about how to Destroy The Earth.|
|29 May 2005||The Grand Prix du Canada is coming on June 12th in Montreal. Find out all the details about it at the Formula 1 website.|
|23 May 2005||For some active fora on the subject of watches, look no further than WatchUSeek. They also have lots of interesting Articles on a wide variety of horological topics.|
|15 May 2005||If you’re looking for information on vintage watches, here’s a good place to start: The Watch Guy|
|08 May 2005||Here’s a fun and informational web page which describes the intricate secrets of how computers work: Your Computer is Made Out of Magic|
|03 Apr 2005||Again with the vintage computing, The Web 8201 Project is dedicated to support of the NEC PC-8201A and PC-8300 laptops – sister machines to the Tandy Models 100 and 102, and the other Kyocera KC85 clones.|
|21 Mar 2005||Here’s an interesting blog: Music Thing where their slogan is, “You can’t buy talent, but you can try.”
They review or link to interesting and unusual music things — such as synths, midi instruments, et cetera.
|13 Mar 2005||Back to computing again this week, with a visit to CPU-World, an on-line museum of processors and related ICs.|
|07 Mar 2005||This week’s link is Le Tigre, who describe themselves as a ‘feminist punk electronic’ band.
Check out their latest album, This Island, on ITMS.
|20 Feb 2005||Viva Vintage Computing: Club 100 has been supporting owners of the portable Tandy Models 100, 102, and 200 since 1983! They have lots of information and reference material, as well as a good library of software for the venerable “Model-T”.|
|13 Feb 2005||More vintage computers this week: 8bit Micro.com is dedicated to old systems with 8-big microprocessors, such as the venerable TRS-80. There is a bit of info there on my first ‘laptop’ system, the Tandy Model 102 – also the first laptop ever to fly on the space shuttle.|
|06 Feb 2005||Interested in vintage computers? Have a look at – especially their Museum section. They even have a page about the first computer I ever owned – the DEC Rainbow 100|
|23 Jan 2005||Keeping with the musical theme, this week’s link is Clatter – a rock power duo from Missouri.
Their web site is pretty neat, and you can find their CD on iTunes.
|16 Jan 2005||Another musical link, Ibanez is a manufacturer of high quality, low priced instruments such as my favorite, the Electric Bass.|
|09 Jan 2005||iCompositions is a place where users of Apple’s GarageBand can upload and share their musical creations, as well as a great source of resources and information.
You can click here to visit my uploads page there.
|02 Jan 2005||The Toronto Ghosts and Hauntings research society is the first link of the week for 2005.