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Drone Update

I am really enjoying my little DJI Spark.   It is so portable and fast to launch.  I have started taking some still photos with it and been pleased so far.

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Hurricane Michael

October 10th, a Wednesday, Hurricane Michael came through the area…  It was a Major Cat 4 when it hit landfall in the panhandle of Florida.  That area was just devastated!   It moved through the panhandle and NE diagonal through GA.  … Continue reading

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Emergency Training Classes

I am taking several classes in October.   On the 3rd was a Webinar regarding the new EOC Program being used by the Hospitals.  I have 2 more webinars coming up for: Everbridge – a Mass Comm tool for alerts.   I … Continue reading

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Georgia SET

October 5th was the GA SET (Simulated Emergency Test), a statewide drill.   This was an ARES event statewide and also involved the GA Hospital Association.   I operated from Memorial Hospital in Savannah. This involved a Simulated Emergency and our ability … Continue reading

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New Family Member!!!

Our Granddaughter Lindsey has just delivered our 5th GREAT Grandchild, another girl!!   Please Welcome Zoey Lyn to the Wiggins Family! Born Sept 29th 8lb 13oz and 21 inches. Congrats to Lindsey and Zach…   Lyn is looking down and smiling today…

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Drone Wars!

Ok, so I exaggerated a bit, they are not actually warring!  I did add a drone to the stable.   I have had the DJI Phantom 3 for several years and it is a very good flying and video platform.   What … Continue reading

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Lightning Strike

No, not at my house…  but the neighbor took a strike the night before I got home from NH.   I had some residual effects, took out my modem, my garage door opener and the service to my 2 bedroom tv’s.  … Continue reading

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NH Trip!

On September 5th me and Maggie began a road trip to NH.   The main purpose was a Rolling Thunder NH Memorial for fallen members…   which unfortunately, this year would include my wife Lyn.   Prep for the trip included a camper … Continue reading

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Labor Day!

Labor Day weekend arrived and somewhat signifies the end of Summer…    My sister Linda and her friend Paul drove down to Hilton Head to spend a few days.  They arrived on Sunday and would be going back on Thursday.  … Continue reading

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Monument Complete

The vases finally arrived and were installed.  I got an email from Matt at Depue Monument with a photo to show them installed.   My sister Linda came in from MI (staying at Hilton Head) Sunday and on Tuesday the 4th, … Continue reading

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Heart Health

As most of you know, I have had some health issues the past year and some appeared to be related to my Heart.   1st of the year, we underwent shock treatment to bring it from Afib to normal rhythm.   That … Continue reading

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Anchor Bar!

This past weekend was my 2nd real get-a-way since I lost my dearest Bride earlier this year.   I departed Thursday for Buffalo to meet up with some friends from the MTF.   Spent the night in WV on the 23rd and … Continue reading

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Cooking with Air Fryer

Scott bought me an Air Fryer for Fathers Day and I am still using and loving it…   It has many uses but I primarily use it for things that would be normally fried..     Fries, Chicken Legs, chicken breasts, Fish … Continue reading

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Photo Awards

The Nikonites Forum (for Nikon users but all are welcome…) has a Weekly Challenge.   The photo MUST be taken during that week so you get the topic and have to go out and get the shot!! I do not enter … Continue reading

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Worked All States

Worked All States (WAS) is an ARRL Ham radio award fro making a “confirmed” contact with someone in all 50 states.   I recently just got my 1st WAS as Mixed, meaning any mode and any band.  A couple weeks back … Continue reading

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