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Did the drawing of the ski pass giveaway - the guy was not home but left a voicemail for him. I love doing this.

Ran a couple of errands - feed store,  box store (the blue one) and Harbor Fraught and then went to Sumas, WA to check out a new Chinese restaurant. Meh... The food was OK but nothing to write home about and Lucky Panda is so much better that there is zero comparison.

Heading in to Costco (critically low on dog food) and the bank tomorrow and then back home to work on some stuff.

The Digital Group of my radio club is working with a protocol called fldigi. I already have a digital modem and a way to send email over ham radio with Winlink but this takes a desktop computer and a stand-alone radio modem. fldigi uses a Raspberry Pi computer and a cheap modem and fits into a box of playing cards - runs on battery power. fldigi also plays nice with packet - via aprs. Same hardware can be used for both protocols, just different frequencies of operation. Got all the parts for that, now I just have to learn how to use it - getting my kit together so I can bring it to the Digital Group meeting on Tuesday for troubleshooting.

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