Well thanks for your encouragement. Although I learned how to sail from my economics professor while in college, I passed-up my opportunity to own my very own money-pit.
My micro-shack is 3 feet wide, about 2 1/2 feet deep and 8 ft tall. There’s no room for treasures like an Apple II and a PDP-11. Just power supplies, signal generators, oscilloscope, some VHF/UHF radios, a frequency counter, dummy loads, power meters, and room for a spectrum analyzer that’s still on my wish list. I also have a small collection of software defined radios.
As a first generation American, I still have a lot of my German upbringing from my parents. All of my cousins still live in Germany. Germans (if I can fairly stereotype) have little problem in telling you the way they feel things are. They tend not to sugar coat anything. They will tell it to you either straight, or with a very obvious dose of sarcasm. We generally don’t hold grudges. As a result, I don’t see these simple straight-forward opinions as being insults at all. I generally don’t sugar-coat anything.
@ozmanic Seriously, these suggestions were not meant to be thinly veiled insults, they were very straight-forward suggestions. This morning, I completed an entire FAQ on what I understand about rain fade. I’m not going on an apology tour for his lack of participation.
@lmantuno thanks again for your understanding.