Michael P. O'Connor archive
Date : February 2006

Testing

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Published on: February 27, 2006

I have had some good experience with the 2 new additions to my spam blocking. So I am going to put the full test to it, I have renamed my .htaccess file, and have turned off the IP blocking. I am going to see if the new anti-spam things I put in place will work.[…]

A note on Memes and Quizzes for my friends

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Published on: February 27, 2006

I know many in the blog community like to do Memes and Quizzes. And I kind of like them too, but if you wish to tag me on one, please do me a favor, please email me at mpop(at)mikeoconnor(dot)net so that I know that I have been tagged.

The iPod was filled to 100%

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Published on: February 26, 2006

Well today my 40Gb iPod got the final mp3 that filled it to 100% capasity. So I had to start to cut down on what is uploaded to my iPod, so I set it up to not upload any file that is not check. I went in and unchecked a bunch of the podcasts. I[…]

New Logo for my site, a new icon for me

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Published on: February 23, 2006

They say a picture is worth a 1000 words. So with that in mind I have worked on a new icon for myself. I hope that maybe some day it will become synonymous with me, just as many know my by mpop, and when they hear mpop or see mpop they think of me, these[…]

Some fun Irish Music

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Published on: February 23, 2006

I found a band called Brobdingnagian they do some fun Irish music. They got some good stuff. You can get their music off of iTMS.

Santorum and Bush at odds over the port Sell to the United Arab Emirates

Categories: News, Politics
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Published on: February 22, 2006

As many probably know Bush has threatened to veto any bill that would block the Port transfer to the a company run by the United Arab Emirates. Well today I got one of Santorum’s campain E-Mail (yes I am on the email list for his campain, I did sign up for it, so it is[…]

Short Wave listening last night

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Published on: February 21, 2006

I had a great time last night listening to the Short Wave radio. I will admit I stayed up way longer then I should have. At about 1am this morning I started to pick up The Voice of America for Africa. It is always fun to tune around the Short Wave bands to see what[…]

The Short Wave bands

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Published on: February 20, 2006

Tonight I turned on my Short Wave radio for the first time in about a month and a half, I had not turned it on in a while since back about a month and a half ago the bands seemed to be dead aka I was not getting anything. Well tonight I am getting a[…]

“The Ultimate in Logic” was just used over at QRZ.com

Categories: Ham Radio
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Published on: February 20, 2006

Well as I said in the post “Watch out for the fire storm in Ham radio to start” Well over at QRZ the fire storm did really start around page 10 it is starting to get really funny, there is major hate going on. There is one guy there that when ever someone posts a[…]

Watch out for the fire storm in Ham radio to start

Categories: Ham Radio
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Published on: February 20, 2006

QRZ is running store on how the FCC is highly likely to drop the CW tests for entry into the HF bands of Armature Radio I will say watch out for the Holy Wars on CW to start, I am thinking I might not want to go on the air for a while; it is[…]

Irish Lutherans

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Published on: February 16, 2006

On a lark I decided to start up a new yahoo group. I call it Irish Lutherans. I know of one other Irish Lutheran, but I wonder how many people out there have Irish ancestry and are Lutheran, not a common combo to my knolage. The group is at http://groups.yahoo.com/group/IrishLutherans/ I have not really set[…]

The Olympic Hockey

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Published on: February 15, 2006

I is nice to see that the Olympics does not have that stupid trapazoid behind the goalie net. I want to know what drunk thought up that for the NHL. I really wish the NHL would get ride of the new rules, they have really hurt the game of hockey. I will admit I miss[…]

DVR’s are great, and hockey stuff

Categories: Hockey, Technology
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Published on: February 15, 2006

I would have to say that DVR’s are great things to have. I wanted to watch the hockey games of the Olympic, but since they are on during the time that most people are at work, how can one watch them. Well I have setup the DVR to grab them for me (except for the[…]

Hockey/Olympic warning

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Published on: February 13, 2006

I am going to try to watch as many of the Hockey games for the Olympic as I can, and I will probably blog about them. I am hoping that the US wins both the Women’s and Men’s ones. You will see at first a lot about the Woman’s hockey team since the Men are[…]

Canada vs. Russia woman’s Hockey:Olympic

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Published on: February 13, 2006

I am right now watching the Canada vs. Russia woman’s hockey game. I will have to say, I like how the Canadian’s play, they are aggressive and willing to attack the other team. They keep on getting penalties. In the second period one of the Canadians got a penalty, when she sat down in the[…]

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