I know, some of you are probably saying, "Wait, what? Christmas is over!"
But it's really not ...... remember the song, "The Twelve Days of Christmas"? Christmas is more than a day, it IS a season. So don't throw out or put away those Christmas trees just yet. Enjoy the Season!
I hope Santa was good to you and left a key, radio or some neat accessory under your tree. I got some shave soap (I wet shave - an electric razor just tears up my face and especially my neck!), a shirt and that personal weather station I had been wanting.
It's not a Peet Brothers unit, rather one of the more inexpensive ones. And that's fine by me. I just want something that I can hook up to WeatherUnderground and play around with. This will do just fine and I am grateful for it.
We did not get a white Christmas this year. But it was very windy and cold. in fact, our daily high temperatures for the next week or so are not to exceed the high 20s F (-3C). And the NY NJ PA Weather Guy, who I follow on Twitter, is saying something about the possibility of a major winter storm for our area next weekend. We shall see.
In the meantime, I hope to get on the air a few evenings this week to see how the 160 Meter band is doing and to see if I can squeeze out a contact or two. It's been a long time since I got on the air looking just to chew the fat for a bit.
72 de Larry W2LJ
QRP - When you care to send the very least!