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Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 04-05-2020, 09:31 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,537
Posted By timberghost
Traditional boosters are nothing more than...

Traditional boosters are nothing more than repeaters, so you really need to plan well on how the signal propagation is handled otherwise they just create extra noise (interference).
I have an old...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 04-02-2020, 06:09 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,537
Posted By timberghost
Interesting. Assuming this was fairly recently...

Interesting.
Assuming this was fairly recently and your friend had LTE device that supports both bands, did your friend ever update the PRL (preferred roaming list)?

MVNO service is often based...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 04-01-2020, 09:23 PM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,537
Posted By timberghost
Both CDMA and GSM are going to be obsolete in 2-3...

Both CDMA and GSM are going to be obsolete in 2-3 years so while it still plays a small role, not for long.
Most carriers are aggressively relocating their 2G / 3G spectrum (frequency allocation) to...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 04-01-2020, 12:28 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 3,537
Posted By timberghost
To add more info (confusion), even though Verizon...

To add more info (confusion), even though Verizon has the best network coverage with ATT close behind, there are a multitude of "MVNO" choices which use one of the major carriers networks and charge...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 03-02-2020, 02:36 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,301
Posted By timberghost
This is probably the incident you're referring...

This is probably the incident you're referring to:
https://dailygazette.com/article/2013/03/01/lake-placid-plane-crash-survivors-was-miracle...
Forum: Adirondack Wildlife 02-11-2020, 12:09 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 29,496
Posted By timberghost
That would be a question for preserve managers,...

That would be a question for preserve managers, I've only seen the outside of their fences from public highway.

Practically, It'd be difficult if not near impossible to tag / brand feral hogs on a...
Forum: Adirondack Wildlife 02-10-2020, 12:33 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 29,496
Posted By timberghost
If it was around Rock Hill / Neversink river...

If it was around Rock Hill / Neversink river area, there are several private "game preserves" near there - most likely an escapee.

Eradicating wild boars is a whack a mole game - when they don't...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 12-23-2019, 03:47 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,455
Posted By timberghost
The general regulation for Bass was changed...

The general regulation for Bass was changed (fairly recently) to allow c&r with artificial lures year round for most of the sate, Franklin co being an exception (thus "special reg"), FCP falls under...
Forum: Hiking in the Adirondacks 10-17-2019, 12:30 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,368
Posted By timberghost
Besides l2, 5 primitive sites are accessible from...

Besides l2, 5 primitive sites are accessible from road. One quite a ways before the l2, and 4 relatively close past it.
There are also 2 sites that are accessible from the canoe carry from the lot...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 05-08-2019, 11:05 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,209
Posted By timberghost
Not exactly, but when I build my own paddles or...

Not exactly, but when I build my own paddles or oars they first get a good soaking of tung oil followed by 2 coats of polyurethane.

The problem with just using oil on "contact" surfaces is down to...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 05-03-2019, 10:43 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,064
Posted By timberghost
Surprise! (not) It's not over... ...

Surprise! (not)
It's not over...
https://www.adirondackexplorer.org/stories/paddling-case-appeal-process



Curiouser and curiouser:
"He was accused by the landowners of trespassing, though...
Forum: GPS Navigation, Maps, and Orienteering 04-11-2019, 10:36 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,321
Posted By timberghost
Both of my old Tritons didn't skip a beat, even...

Both of my old Tritons didn't skip a beat, even the ancient eTrex Legend (B&W) shows correct date...
NYCWiN wasn't so lucky:...
Forum: Gear, Food, and Survival Topics 04-11-2019, 10:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 3,326
Posted By timberghost
If you're talking cheap polycarbonate wraps as...

If you're talking cheap polycarbonate wraps as safety glasses, they will keep the shrapnel out of the eyes. However, they fog up quickly...
Forum: Gear, Food, and Survival Topics 04-06-2019, 10:16 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 814
Posted By timberghost
Have any para cord? make your own - lace up the...

Have any para cord?
make your own - lace up the boots, cut to length, melt the ends and shape them with the (cold) handle of a butter knife (or any piece of cold steel with some mass to it)...
...
Forum: Paddling in the Adirondacks 02-22-2019, 06:03 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,064
Posted By timberghost
Only if the seller is willing to sell for what...

Only if the seller is willing to sell for what the state would consider "fair market value" (otherwise it would be a 'taking' and NYS would have hard time justifying eminent domain)

Wasn't there a...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 01-17-2019, 10:18 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 8,406
Posted By timberghost
It appears...

It appears (https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-6603997/David-Sweat-attacks-Ben-Stiller-angry-letter-Escape-Dannemora.html) David Sweat isn't a fan...

Interesting that he points out details...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 01-12-2019, 05:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,748
Posted By timberghost
Correct: The note on DEC Backcountry...

Correct:


The note on DEC Backcountry conditions page could be the result of the above mentioned work (the road was plowed and has not regained adequate snow cover).
Or it could be that DEC...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 01-12-2019, 12:27 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,748
Posted By timberghost
I recall something being mentioned about a...

I recall something being mentioned about a washout on the C-7 snowmobile trail which runs on the rail bed in the winter.
The beavers are hard at work :) - you had a good picture of a small stream...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 01-08-2019, 12:47 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 8,406
Posted By timberghost
The 'best' part was Black Flies appearing on cue...

The 'best' part was Black Flies appearing on cue right after the scene where the two cons find an assortment of bug repellent in a hunting cabin.

The locals, of course, are there to gawk at the...
Forum: General Adirondack Discussion 01-07-2019, 12:32 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 8,406
Posted By timberghost
No one will believe everything she says (not even...

No one will believe everything she says (not even her hubby), but few things she says have been repeatedly brought up by others with nothing to show for it...
Clinton has remained a mess as late as...
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