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Check Out Skeeter’s Video!

You may have seen me post blogs here mentioning that I am a licensed Amateur Radio Operator (call sign: N5ASH). For the last couple of years, I have put my professional broadcast radio skills to use serving the Amateur Radio community as an occasional volunteer anchor for the weekly Amateur Radio Newsline report.

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Almost Impossible Trivia For 10/17/13

Congratulations to Chris Fitzgerald of Goliad! He knew the answer to today’s Almost Impossible Trivia Question, and won a couple of yummy Jack In The Box Tacos!

Q:  What color is produced by the complete absorption of light rays?

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Siri-ous Mistake

I need to make a public correction and an apology.

Earlier this week, I posted a blog titled, "Meet The 'Real' Siri." In it, I referenced a video originally posted on the tech blog theverge.com. The title of the video is, "How Siri Found Its Voice." The video shows the progression of synthesized speech, from early primitive computers to the Mattel® "Speak-And-Spell" toys and video games, all the way up to that familiar voice on our smartphones.

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Photo © 2013 Skeeter Nash
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Skeeter Is Heard Worldwide!

Perhaps you've read some of my previous blog posts having to do with amateur radio. It's a hobby I really enjoy, and the emergency communications aspect of it is also important to me, given our proximity to the Gulf, and the potential for natural disasters in South Texas. Well, for the past year-and-a-half, I have been honored to be among a rotating group of radio/television professionals (who just also happen to have

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Video: Giant Sinkhole Swallows Trees In Louisiana

It only took a few seconds for a giant sinkhole in the middle of a Louisiana to swallow a large group of tall trees! As if the alligators and snakes weren't dangerous enough!

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Summerfest 2013 In Austin Aug. 2-3

Amateur radio enthusiasts from all over Texas (and beyond) will gather this weekend in Austin for the 30th annual Austin Summerfest at the Crowne Plaza. Amateur (aka "ham") radio is both a hobby and a service. Ham operators enjoy contacting other hams across town or on the other side of the globe, using everything from vintage radio equipment to the latest digital modes of communication! Amateur radio has also been proven time and time again to be a reliable means of emergency communications, "when all else fails."

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Almost Impossible Trivia for 6/19/13

Congratulations to Janis Hathaway of Victoria! She knew the answer to today’s Almost Impossible Trivia Question, and won a couple of yummy Jack In The Box Tacos!

Q:  This "rule" isn't really a rule at all; in fact, it's been proven to be completely false! Which “rule” is it?

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18th Annual Math and Computer Science Event

Area high school students soon will gather for the 18th annual Math & Computer Science Awareness Day at the University of Houston-Victoria and Victoria College.

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Fierce Space Storms Predicted to Cause Worldwide Hysteria … and Disrupt Social Networks

The technological world could soon be brought to its knees by a series of pseudo-apocalyptic space storms that are predicted to sever the heads of the world’s communication centers, satellites, and public transportation systems.

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Ideal Weight Loss Seminar

Ideal Weight Loss is your answer to shed pounds of FAT permanently. It is a physician's supervised weight loss protocol that has 3 phases and includes Ideal Protein supplementation; Ideal Protein is FDA approved, safe, affordable, and scientifically proven

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800 New Jobs To Come In San Antonio

A solar energy deal has been announced for the San Antonio area in a project that backers say should create about 800 jobs. Leaders of CPS Energy and OCI Solar Power LLC signed the manufacturing-to-generation agreement Monday

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Foods to go under microscope at UHV workshop

When visiting the grocery store, shoppers typically consider price, brand and appearance while making product selections.

Though not physically obvious, another important factor to some shoppers is whether the food is genetically m

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