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Thursday, April 8, 2010

We are getting Close

I must say that the passed few weeks have been full of many chores, and some things are finally starting to get cleared up. We now have our SSB working and are listening to Herb talking to other vessels in the south, so that we can get familiar how things are done. We have also been able to listen to people from Russia, France, some where in the eastern part of Europe, southern parts of the United States, Quebec and South America. Our next task is to get the pactor modem working so we can send and receive emails and down load grib files for weather, certainly a new area for us both. So I've been deep into painting, cleaning anchor lockers remarking our chains with length distances, and sorting through all the containers and sorting out and reorganizing.
Between all those chores we take time to go for walks.

Here is Karin on one of our walks taking a rest.

This is the view she is looking at, the fog, as we find ourselves above it. Those two peaks are the harbour entrance to Quidi Vidi and the ocean as well.

from our boat in the morning we have two neighbour's bald eagles. If you click on the picture it will enlarge and you will be able to see them better.

Now this fellow is Butch our buddy, you will find him here in this position in the morning around 6:00 am and same at 6:00 pm or 1800 as we are now using the 24 hour theme. Its treat time and he knows when it is.

I could go on about a lot more but think will save it for the next post as have some exciting information to pass along, but still in the finishing stages.

Cheers all Patric, Karin and Butch

1 comment:

  1. I can't wait to have the SSB install finished enough to start listening!