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My Continuing Mission: Consuming the Inventory

Recently, a close friend had to deal with his father’s estate. This is a huge responsibility in addition to and on top of all the emotional things that go along with this stage in one’s life. My friend is not a ham, but he had to handle the “disposal” of all the miscellaneous things his father collected over the years. Like many families, none of the heirs had any interest in the “junk” piled up in closets, spare rooms, and the rented storage space. They ended up calling a service to take all the things away.

This reminded me about my mission to reduce my inventory of radio and electronic parts, test equipment (working and nonworking),

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