Light Emitting Diod

By: ycd0108, 3:50 PM GMT on December 17, 2014

Busy lately swapping out old fly specked light fixtures for new fixtures with LED bulbs.
One reason for this is the LEDs run cool. Prices have come down significantly lately as well.
I don't know that the new bulbs will live up to the promise of 25,000 hours.
Guess we'll just have to wait and see.
http://electronupdate.blogspot.ca/2014/10/facto-r ona-led-light-bulb-teardown.html

"I'll Go to sea no more"

By: ycd0108, 4:41 AM GMT on December 11, 2014


Stan Rogers:The Jeannie C. Lyrics Edit Talk0 1,716,251PAGES ON
THIS WIKI
StarIconGreen This song is performed by Stan Rogers.

Come all ye lads, draw near to me, that I be not forsaken
This day was lost the Jeannie C. and my living has been taken
I'll go to sea no more

We set out this day in the bright sunrise, the same as any other
My son and I and old John Price in the boat named for my mother
I'll go to...

Monday

By: ycd0108, 3:50 PM GMT on December 08, 2014

It seems that most that needs to be said has been.
"lerts for: East Vancouver Island
Warnings
5:15 AM PST Monday 08 December 2014
Wind warning in effect for:

East Vancouver Island
Strong winds that may cause damage are expected or occurring.

A frontal system will cross Vancouver Island this afternoon bringing southerly winds of 70 km/h gusting to 90. These winds are expected to diminish early Tuesday morning as the fron...

"First Light Snow"

By: ycd0108, 4:52 AM GMT on November 29, 2014

Weather Warning up:
"First light snow over the South Coast...

A ridge of high pressure building over the BC Interior is forcing Arctic air south through the Fraser Canyon and west through the mainland inlets and valleys along the coast. The leading edge of the cold, dense outflowing air - the Arctic front - will cause wind speeds to increase as the air temperature decreases.

A small influx of moisture with the Arctic air will create light,...

Skip

By: ycd0108, 11:35 AM GMT on November 07, 2014

CB "Skip" reminds me of the current internet:
http://cbradiomagazine.com/Articles/How%20to%20Sh oot%20Skip.htm
Guess you had to be there.
The only radio I had on the boat was Citizen's Band. Spent a fair bit of time listening.
"Skip" allows folks to say hello for a short time to someone they will never meet.
Quite often the conversations tended toward those which would be banned here

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