Well, this year I almost didn't go because I prefer to go with my hamfest expert Bob --- but he decided to go at the last minute so I rented a car, reserved a hotel room and off I went.

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What an introduction! This is a motorized crank up tower of nearly 150 feet. Check out the base of it. Very nice.

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This is an american dish motor. Notice the nice chain drive.

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This is a pile of insertable CD-ROM drives.

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A pile of old stuff --- the hands on the left are mangling an old Bell and Howell projector.

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A very nice medical laser.

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Laser head --- very beautiful work inside.

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Box of valves/tubes -- they still exist (!)

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Laptop central. In fact, laptops were all over the place.

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A pallet full of Octanes --- and no one was interested...

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And underneath the pile of junk is an old Tektronix 110 delay line!

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That's Bob inspecting the solar panels.

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More tubes...

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Weird and Wacky Dayton, need I say more?

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Laser tubes, $2 each.

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That's a microtome. No kidding.

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And that's a jet engine for $2500. No kidding here either.

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PDP 8 but in rough condition.

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Don't let it get to your head!

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Naturally, Segways are always around.

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Dollar a pound. You can buy an HP oscillator ...

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Nautical light anyone?

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Yours truly, as taken by Bob.

File last written on Tue May 19 13:49:42 EDT 2009