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Forum: Living Aboard 11-01-2012, 07:23 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 7,090
Posted By Auspicious
Not a pop-up. I use ABP and still see the...

Not a pop-up. I use ABP and still see the rotating banners at the top and the Sahalie skyscrapers on the side so it's serving from your domain.

The adult content was in the rotating banner.
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Forum: Living Aboard 11-01-2012, 07:03 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 7,090
Posted By Auspicious
There was a banner ad when I looked that...

There was a banner ad when I looked that advertised erotic content. Whoever you have engaged to serve ads is including adult content.
Forum: Living Aboard 11-01-2012, 05:53 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 7,090
Posted By Auspicious
Not impressed with the advertisement for...

Not impressed with the advertisement for decidedly adult content.
Forum: Living Aboard 10-27-2012, 12:32 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 7,090
Posted By Auspicious
For US and some international anchorages look at...

For US and some international anchorages look at https://ActiveCaptain.com/ . Free. Join SSCA ($55/year) for access to Port Guides worldwide, although a little spotty in the Pacific, and Cruising...
Forum: The Poop Deck 07-05-2010, 12:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 3,393
Posted By Auspicious
I've been using a Pactor modem for many years. I...

I've been using a Pactor modem for many years. I have participated in the Winmor beta testing.

If you are going to use Winmor you should get an external sound card. The USB SignaLink is about the...
Forum: General Cruising Forum 01-26-2010, 07:34 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 6,115
Posted By Auspicious
I think this subject is blowing up to look more...

I think this subject is blowing up to look more difficult than it really is.

Setting up a boat as a business is one thing, and not terribly difficult. As long as you are in some way compliant with...
Forum: Living Aboard 01-26-2010, 07:19 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,312
Posted By Auspicious
I regularly have fresh cut flowers on board when...

I regularly have fresh cut flowers on board when at anchor.

The "permanent" plant is an orchid that seems to have taken well to being at sea.
Forum: General Cruising Forum 01-26-2010, 07:00 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 2,848
Posted By Auspicious
Hi Kirk, The V8000 is a 2-meter ham radio....

Hi Kirk,

The V8000 is a 2-meter ham radio. It is analogous to a marine VHF. 2-meters runs from 144 to 148 MHz; marine VHF runs from 156 to 162-and-a-bit. Accordingly the same kind of ranges are...
Forum: Living Aboard 01-26-2010, 06:46 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 28,597
Posted By Auspicious
I too cook on offshore passages. There isn't a...

I too cook on offshore passages. There isn't a lot else to do after SSB e-mail and wefax. *grin* I usually serve two big meals and one or two smaller snacks, plus maintain a snack bag.

I sometimes...
Forum: Living Aboard 01-26-2010, 06:27 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 19,171
Posted By Auspicious
My understanding is that Pactor II and III are...

My understanding is that Pactor II and III are not "closed" in the sense of secret, but they are patented by the inventors. Accordingly they retain all the rights to production, distribution, and...
Forum: General Cruising Forum 10-27-2009, 10:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 3,574
Posted By Auspicious
Start at Noonsite (...

Start at Noonsite ( https://www.noonsite.com/Countries/Panama/?...ities#Clearance (https://www.noonsite.com/Countries/Panama/?rc=Formalities#Clearance) ) and follow the links.
Forum: General Cruising Forum 08-19-2009, 03:15 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,543
Posted By Auspicious
With all due respect to others I (an offshore...

With all due respect to others I (an offshore guy) would take a different approach. YMMV.

From your location and wanting to get to the Chesapeake with no particular time demands (other than...
Forum: Regional Discussions 04-14-2009, 01:55 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 8,963
Posted By Auspicious
Not true. You can anchor in RT just south of the...

Not true. You can anchor in RT just south of the ferry dock. Lots of room in Brandwine Bay, some at Marina Cay, lots in North Sound, plenty in Anegada, several nooks and crannies around VG and the...
Forum: General Cruising Forum 04-03-2009, 04:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,966
Posted By Auspicious
This should be a straightforward change for most...

This should be a straightforward change for most all of us.
Forum: The Tavern | Welcome Aboard 03-22-2009, 05:01 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,163
Posted By Auspicious
Hey Pete! Welcome aboard. Want to catch up...

Hey Pete! Welcome aboard.

Want to catch up at Davis' Pub some day?
Forum: General Cruising Forum 01-25-2009, 09:36 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,660
Posted By Auspicious
There are many many sites showing AIS...

There are many many sites showing AIS information, and an informal network among hobbyists of people with receivers sharing information to build world views.

I believe that even commercial ships...
Forum: General Cruising Forum 12-26-2008, 08:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,268
Posted By Auspicious
Stupid board software won't let me post...

Stupid board software won't let me post alternating quotes and responses. Sorry. You'll have to follow the numbers.



1. It won't hurt and is really easy. Anyone who can't explain it to you in...
Forum: Power & Electronics 12-06-2008, 12:43 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,607
Posted By Auspicious
You need an SSB receiver - the difference between...

You need an SSB receiver - the difference between the received signal and the local BFO results in the audio signal that your software uses to generate the fax image.
Forum: Living Aboard 12-06-2008, 12:41 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,902
Posted By Auspicious
I buy food in bulk at warehouse stores and...

I buy food in bulk at warehouse stores and repackage with a Foodsaver. Although I understand Jeanne's point about freezing first I haven't had any trouble with chicken breasts, beef cuts, or ground...
Forum: Power & Electronics 11-11-2008, 11:33 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,912
Posted By Auspicious
Marinas are not good places to work -- all the...

Marinas are not good places to work -- all the masts and rigging conflicts with propagation. If you are going to use HF it is best to get out and away from other boats.
Forum: Living Aboard 09-17-2008, 04:56 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 5,171
Posted By Auspicious
I have heard people have good luck with glue...

I have heard people have good luck with glue traps.

Don't give up on poison. Some keep the animal from processing water and it ends up taking off looking for water.
Forum: General Cruising Forum 07-25-2008, 01:55 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 5,116
Posted By Auspicious
The good news is that people are easier than...

The good news is that people are easier than hats. They don't drift nearly so fast.

A sobering case study on MOBs that I re-read periodically:...
Forum: Living Aboard 07-17-2008, 05:32 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 3,066
Posted By Auspicious
I concur with the recommendation of the GSM...

I concur with the recommendation of the GSM quad-band phone.

I also think the folding flip-phones are more robust than the fixed phones. Thinner is better so it fits nicely in pockets.

I'm...
Forum: Cruising & Sailing Wiki Discussion 07-07-2008, 01:46 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,162
Posted By Auspicious
Hardware requirements Software requirements ...

Hardware requirements

Software requirements

Non-computer options

HF radio

Satellite
Forum: Cruising & Sailing Wiki Discussion 07-07-2008, 01:41 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,521
Posted By Auspicious
The following is a to-do list. I'll attempt to...

The following is a to-do list. I'll attempt to work this off over time. Comments are welcome.

Add section describing marine SSB v. ham radio

Add list of type-certified marine SSB radios
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