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SOTA Summit: W6/CT-150, Pt. 4202
Trail: Yes – a bit steep and slippery in spots
Hike: Short 0.5 miles to summit
Elevation gain: 500 feet
Self Spot: Yes via AT&T, SOTA Goat
Files: GPX & KML
With the kids off for ski week we decided to put together a father and sons SOTA adventure. We scoped out a busy day with the goal of 3 summits: W6/CT-019 San Gabriel Peak, W6/CT-089 Occidental Peak and W6/CT-150 Pt. 4202. This is a report for W6/CT-150.
I really like my Yaesu FT1D HT. I think it has a good integration of 2m/70cm radio and APRS functions. However, every now and again I find myself forgetting where a certain feature is hidden among the rather complex Yaesu menu system. There is nothing more frustrating than spending 10 minutes trying to find some APRS messaging function you know you’ve used before only to find it is buried under some other menu system hidden away in the radio. Short of using the radio everyday, it is easy to become lost navigating some of the less used features.
A few months back I saw that Dave Ek NKØE had put together a Trail Reference (read: cheat sheet) for his VX- 8GR. I really liked Dave’s layout and using that as a starting point I set about figuring out how to make one of my own for the FT1D. [Read more…]
You work hard to ensure a consistent brand across multiple social media and web sites. However, a key opportunity is often missed and it is one that really makes you stand out: a custom short domain. I decided to set one up for my site MWGblog.
A short domain allows you to shorten long convoluted URLs to something more manageable. To go the extra step, you can set up your own short domain so that the links you post carry your personal brand across the web. As an example, let’s say I want to link to one of the books I wrote a few years back. Now I can link to the Amazon page for the book like this: http://mwgblog.link/ZkYqN5 or I can customize the link further like this: http://mwgblog.link/podcastsolutions.
Here is what one looks like on Twitter:
I accomplished this in under 30 minutes using a Bitly account. Here’s how I did it.
I have finally figured out a good Paleo friendly order at Pei Wei.
Order: Teriyaki with steamed chicken, no rice, no sauce and extra vegetables.
If you want to sound like you are a Pei Wei insider ask for “stock velveted chicken.” Stock velveting is their term for steaming protein and cuts about 30% of the calories.