Πέμπτη, 30 Απριλίου 2015

Silent English

      In 1968 an American linguist, answering the question "How do you pronounce TESOL?" (the acronym of the Association of Teachers of English to Speakers of Other Languages) answered: "T as in castle, E as in give, S as in island, O as in people, and L as in calm."
      In fact you can, with some use of proper names and loan words, create a complete silent alphabet for English, as follows:
 

Σάββατο, 25 Απριλίου 2015

Squalo antenna for 6m



The “Squalo” antenna, or square halo. In fact, it’s just a square folded dipole. It radiates in all directions, with -4dB gain on the sides (compared to the front and back side).

More info: http://www.pa3hcm.nl/?p=312