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Re: Test Equipment Anonymous (TEA) group therapy thread
« Reply #53775 on: March 28, 2020, 07:06:56 am »
Is it channels 60 and 61? That would be 4G/LTE?
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Re: Test Equipment Anonymous (TEA) group therapy thread
« Reply #53776 on: March 28, 2020, 07:40:00 am »
What tics me off is FCC sold TV channels to cell phone service providers. So now the stations have to be repacked. Expensive! Then re-scanned every few weeks while the stations move to their new positions. 

I cut cable and satellite when the bill went over $100. 40+ free digital channels, so not looking back.  Have Hulu and Netflix to keep wife and kids happy.

200 Mbit fiber internet so everybody can stream what they want.

I mostly watch Prime Time and the big tv will record my shows.  NO TIVO.
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Re: Test Equipment Anonymous (TEA) group therapy thread
« Reply #53777 on: March 28, 2020, 08:33:34 am »
Just over 12 hours until the weekly Chat session for any newbies or those casually passing by or those who need a reminder. Don't have a Mic don't worry there is a Text bit so you can just listen along or throw a well placed text bomb at those with Mics if you want to >:D

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Re: Test Equipment Anonymous (TEA) group therapy thread
« Reply #53778 on: March 28, 2020, 09:12:09 am »
I’m out today. Had round two of this infernal disease last night. Hit 39.8 degrees and burned up for 4 hours. Feel like I’ve been hit by a bus. Just when I thought it was getting better. Grr  >:(. So far no worse than normal flu but still don’t recommend it. At least I’ve got an excuse to have a few days off work now  :-DD
 

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Re: Test Equipment Anonymous (TEA) group therapy thread
« Reply #53779 on: March 28, 2020, 09:51:18 am »
Had round two of this infernal disease last night.

If that is news, it is very bad for us all.

Good luck.
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Re: Test Equipment Anonymous (TEA) group therapy thread
« Reply #53780 on: March 28, 2020, 10:01:39 am »
I’m out today. Had round two of this infernal disease last night. Hit 39.8 degrees and burned up for 4 hours. Feel like I’ve been hit by a bus.
So sorry to hear that, you better lockdown real tight and take good care of yourself, that is a real fever you have there. Monitor yourself and check with 111 for advice.
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Re: Test Equipment Anonymous (TEA) group therapy thread
« Reply #53781 on: March 28, 2020, 10:26:11 am »
Had round two of this infernal disease last night.

If that is news, it is very bad for us all.

Good luck.

Thank you. This is normal progression apparently. Light symptoms on week one, horrid ones on week two, recovery in week three.

I’m out today. Had round two of this infernal disease last night. Hit 39.8 degrees and burned up for 4 hours. Feel like I’ve been hit by a bus.
So sorry to hear that, you better lockdown real tight and take good care of yourself, that is a real fever you have there. Monitor yourself and check with 111 for advice.

Yeah got spreadsheet going as always  :-DD.   I know a couple of people at the local hospital and it’s not particularly rammed at the moment apparently.
 
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Re: Test Equipment Anonymous (TEA) group therapy thread
« Reply #53782 on: March 28, 2020, 10:28:00 am »
I’m out today. Had round two of this infernal disease last night. Hit 39.8 degrees and burned up for 4 hours. Feel like I’ve been hit by a bus.
So sorry to hear that, you better lockdown real tight and take good care of yourself, that is a real fever you have there. Monitor yourself and check with 111 for advice.

That is not good. I think it's time to seek medical attention. At least rule out corona if it is nothing more than the flu.
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Re: Test Equipment Anonymous (TEA) group therapy thread
« Reply #53783 on: March 28, 2020, 10:31:26 am »
It’s not an issue yet. I’ll seek help if required. Statistically speaking it is 95% probability of being symptoms of this class with no further outcome, have no underlying health conditions (just had medical) so low probability of a life changing issue.
 

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Re: Test Equipment Anonymous (TEA) group therapy thread
« Reply #53784 on: March 28, 2020, 10:35:07 am »
OK.....but what about your daughters?
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Re: Test Equipment Anonymous (TEA) group therapy thread
« Reply #53785 on: March 28, 2020, 10:41:34 am »
Absolutely no symptoms whatsoever. Kids are mostly asymptomatic.
 
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Re: Test Equipment Anonymous (TEA) group therapy thread
« Reply #53786 on: March 28, 2020, 10:46:53 am »
I’m out today. Had round two of this infernal disease last night. Hit 39.8 degrees and burned up for 4 hours. Feel like I’ve been hit by a bus. Just when I thought it was getting better. Grr  >:(. So far no worse than normal flu but still don’t recommend it. At least I’ve got an excuse to have a few days off work now  :-DD

It's ok we promise to keep our social distancing from you and if you don't make it we promise to talk about you without a defense  >:D

Just no buying Siglent Sig Gens in your delirium either otherwise we will really talk about you  ;D
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Re: Test Equipment Anonymous (TEA) group therapy thread
« Reply #53787 on: March 28, 2020, 11:02:13 am »
My land lady is well aware of my health concerns and I received a text from her 2 days ago volunteering to bring me anything if I needed it. I thanked her and told her I appreciated the offer but currently I'm good on provisions. But when I do go out I feel I'm taking adequate precautions anyway and "social distancing" is nothing new to me since in general I hate people.  ;D     

I have a friend I've been conversing with who is absolutely, and justifiably, scared shit less because they suffer from COPD. And they live in a household with several people who are still working and in and out on a daily basis. They feel like they are trapped in prison.  :scared:
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Re: Test Equipment Anonymous (TEA) group therapy thread
« Reply #53788 on: March 28, 2020, 11:10:25 am »
I had a sort of victory yesterday Mum's Doctor read her the riot act about avoiding non essential humans due to her immune system. She promptly left there and went out to Lunch at another near 80 year olds house. 'She doesn't go out much so ABC...' was the excuse  |O

Bubble Wrap suit, Leg Irons and confiscate the Car Keys she really shouldn't be using anyway......
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Re: Test Equipment Anonymous (TEA) group therapy thread
« Reply #53789 on: March 28, 2020, 11:12:54 am »
Good to hear people are stepping up. Honestly I’m more scared of people than the disease. Also certainly understandably why people are shit scared. My ex is diabetic and has sarcoidosis so similar outcome there potentially as well. She’s not taking it seriously though. Not my funeral...

As for Siglent I was looking at telonic web site earlier  :-DD. I need (sorry want) a 6.5 digit DMM and nothing is out there.  >:(
 
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Re: Test Equipment Anonymous (TEA) group therapy thread
« Reply #53790 on: March 28, 2020, 11:16:14 am »
I had a sort of victory yesterday Mum's Doctor read her the riot act about avoiding non essential humans due to her immune system. She promptly left there and went out to Lunch at another near 80 year olds house. 'She doesn't go out much so ABC...' was the excuse  |O

Bubble Wrap suit, Leg Irons and confiscate the Car Keys she really shouldn't be using anyway......

Luckily My Mother is taking it seriously. She used to get together with a group of little old ladies and play cards but they all agreed to stay home. The only person who comes into the house right now is my sister-in-law on a daily basis to check on her and bring her what she needs. Even my brother for the time being is staying away because he's working and out and about.   
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Re: Test Equipment Anonymous (TEA) group therapy thread
« Reply #53791 on: March 28, 2020, 11:17:48 am »
@med6753 hope you get better soon

<-- scared like hell with chronic bronchitis, cough and lung issues, and husband still going out to do his guard duties.
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Re: Test Equipment Anonymous (TEA) group therapy thread
« Reply #53792 on: March 28, 2020, 11:18:52 am »
@med6753 hope you get better soon

<-- scared like hell with chronic bronchitis, cough and lung issues, and husband still going out to do his guard duties.
keep safe everybody.

I think you mean bd139. I'm fine.
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Re: Test Equipment Anonymous (TEA) group therapy thread
« Reply #53793 on: March 28, 2020, 11:20:26 am »
@med6753 hope you get better soon

<-- scared like hell with chronic bronchitis, cough and lung issues, and husband still going out to do his guard duties.
keep safe everybody.

I think you mean bd139. I'm fine.

Care for another opinion on that  >:D :-DD
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Re: Test Equipment Anonymous (TEA) group therapy thread
« Reply #53794 on: March 28, 2020, 11:24:24 am »
Holy crap, Kosmic was right. It WILL go out to 7 digits.  :scared: :scared: :P :-DD

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Re: Test Equipment Anonymous (TEA) group therapy thread
« Reply #53795 on: March 28, 2020, 11:26:02 am »
@med6753 hope you get better soon

<-- scared like hell with chronic bronchitis, cough and lung issues, and husband still going out to do his guard duties.
keep safe everybody.

I think you mean bd139. I'm fine.

Care for another opinion on that  >:D :-DD

 :-DD Smart ass.
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Re: Test Equipment Anonymous (TEA) group therapy thread
« Reply #53796 on: March 28, 2020, 11:29:31 am »
@med6753 hope you get better soon

<-- scared like hell with chronic bronchitis, cough and lung issues, and husband still going out to do his guard duties.
keep safe everybody.

I think you mean bd139. I'm fine.

Maybe she was referring to your advanced caesitas...   ^-^


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Re: Test Equipment Anonymous (TEA) group therapy thread
« Reply #53797 on: March 28, 2020, 11:35:19 am »

Maybe she was referring to your advanced caesitas...   ^-^


You forget, or didn't realize, that I took Latin in High School.  :P :-DD

Blue you too.  >:D
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Re: Test Equipment Anonymous (TEA) group therapy thread
« Reply #53798 on: March 28, 2020, 11:36:42 am »

Maybe she was referring to your advanced caesitas...   ^-^


You forget, or didn't realize, that I took Latin in High School.  :P :-DD

Blue you too.  >:D

Au contraire, I was counting on it   :-DD


EDIT: That 8505 is a nice meter. Too nice, now I want one too...   :scared:
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Re: Test Equipment Anonymous (TEA) group therapy thread
« Reply #53799 on: March 28, 2020, 11:49:06 am »
I just found a Datron 1281 on a local auction site. Seems it suddenly stopped working but was fine before, so a power supply issue would be a good bet and probably easy to fix. The meter itself looks like it just came out of the factory apart from yellow plastic disease on the keys.

There's one low bid so far and it finishes at 3PM on Monday.

I've just been paid as well. Damn.  :scared:
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