Amazingly not yelling about hvac this time
I call the mystery spurs Democracy and Stalin
When a power inductor overheats and shatters its ferrite core inside a powerfully cursed SIP intercom that was only available single-source from New Zealand with an 18 month lead time *before* the electronics supply chain got crushed….
does it make a sound?
Just when you least expect it, what’s basically a portable scalar network analyzer starts talking to you in THIS FONT and you start disbelieving your own eyes:
Root cause of that scary looking reflect plot was revealed by a quick walk up the stairs to the roof to be an almost completely disintegrated piece of LMR-400. My coworker assured me it worked perfectly fine five years ago……..
This is several kilobucks worth of hardware that was misapplied to create a special filter that…. nothing would pass. See if you can spot the issue!
Our IT director dropped a non working Wyse serial terminal on my bench. I don’t think he expected me to tear it open and try to fix it, I think it has an open diode or bad cap in the +5v supply. It’s gonna be the serial console for a Linux machine if I can get it glowing.
This has been a elliptically polarized shitpost.
Yeah, I was down at the tower again. 😀
A wonderful “The Emperor’s New Groove” meme that Facezuck banned as spam
I’m sure there’s a way that these are installed to the grounding system normally. This certainly is a way. I’m not sure if it’s a good one, but it’s certainly a way.
I dunno… 73 and good night. Just felt like posting nonsense.
Which looks sillier to an uninitiated observer, the results of this butt-dial Google search or my mess of a DMR radio codeplug?
In other news, buzzard puke alert! Changing the “Radio IP Address” field in Motorola TRBO CPS is not how you change the repeater’s Ethernet IP, it’s just how you get it to throw blank error messages with no explanation. Well that’s a solid block of fnord.
Yesterday I noticed while at the hall of suds that CNN was kinda awkwardly taking someone else’s network feed from the CPAC conference* to air leading to a kinda Dueling Chyrons situation.
Given a little more thought, I don’t blame them, would YOU want to attend that crap? I’m pretty sure among other things it’s an absolutely guaranteed COVID-19 superspreader event, but then it’s… just ew.
* pure uncut cringe.
Anyway let’s just continue shitposting things
Can you just lob these filthy things in the wash? I wish.
grumble grumble blower vfd not configured to automatically ride through and restart after power glitch grumble
It doesn’t work, we have no idea why.
It works, we have no idea why.