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Mattes's Madness by KC2GIK



Most of my writing up to date has been offline from my journal to poetry.I also have been published in magazines and even the local paper. Although the feedback has been few and far between. The net has the instant feedback I crave. I also separated hobbi



Updated: 2009-05-02T21:45:01.635-04:00

 



Google today only

2009-04-27T14:52:03.929-04:00

I haven't posted anything ham radio related here on justinmattes.com in awhile so I figured it was time. The entries have been kind of lengthy so this is short and... [[ This is... [[ This is...

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"Swing Vote" and the ALPCA Elections

2009-05-02T21:45:01.644-04:00

While I have talked about both politics and ALPCA, I have never addressed ALPCA politics on this blog.......until I watched the movie Swing Vote. While the elections... [[ This... [[...

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Trip to CT-- Branchville School visit Part III

2009-04-01T23:07:10.570-04:00

People tell me not to dwell or harp so three entries about the visit to the Branchville Elementary School might be pushing it. However the closer I get to going up... [[ This is a content... [[...

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Trip to CT-- Branchville School visit Part II

2009-04-01T23:08:51.461-04:00

First of all I want to make a few things clear about this visit upto Kurt's school. Tim's biggest selling point to Principal McKinnon was my writing. Does anyone notice... [[...

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Trip to CT-- Branchville School visit Part I

2009-04-01T23:07:57.855-04:00

This should be a very interesting post because originally I was going to write about my trip to Connecticut after it happened but since my writing is part of my... [[ This... [[ This...

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Ones that get away,but a cooler head prevailed

2009-03-26T15:50:48.589-04:00

I have won and lost my share of auctions but this one will sting for quite awhile. For those of you you don't know NJ license plates, the pair shown above are 1928... [[ This... [[ This is...

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31 Statements about Justin Mattes

2009-02-26T22:28:28.979-05:00

Jeff had a version of this posted on his face book page and I thought I would publi0sh here too. Let's face it it is indeed of of my better writngs. Even though I don't... [[ This... [[ This...

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Surviving Valentine's Day

2009-02-14T23:46:11.890-05:00

In fine JM tradition I have been waiting all day to write this entry. As a matter of fact I went out last night so I could stay home tonight and write. These last... [[ This is a...

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Kicks on Route 66-ham radio style

2009-02-09T12:28:55.082-05:00

Alright I have been a little behind on posting to this blog but I thought I would do a little backtracking. Every September a few hams setup stations along old Route... [[ This...

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One Contact - Five Lighthouses--W9C

2009-01-13T14:19:30.601-05:00

Back in the summer I wrote an entry in here about my Lighthouse phone contact with Bill,N8ET, so now I had to top that with a five lighthouse PSK contact in Wisconsin!... [[... [[ This is...

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Remembering Allendale

2008-12-24T13:35:18.286-05:00

A little while ago I was reminded of a dark memory......the death of my grandfather a few years ago. It seems someone is losing their father the same way, and out of... [[... [[ This is...

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They did nothing about it

2009-02-19T11:51:51.047-05:00

You folks know by now I tend to comment on politics from a truly non-partisan approach and I definitely condemn the IL Governor, he evens LOOKS like a sleezebag from... [[...

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A chance encounter--Part II

2009-02-07T22:06:35.019-05:00

Continued from A Chance Encounter---Part IAs we made our way out to her car in the back of my mind I had some major flshbacks from the almost nineteen year when I... [[ This is a... [[ This...

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A chance encounter-- Part I

2008-12-30T14:23:59.864-05:00

It all started with a "reluctant"| trip to TJ Maxx with my mom in Westwood. We were nearby and she just conned me with "just a quick peek". We were roaming around... [[ This is... [[...

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PV Class of 1998 Reunion

2009-03-26T15:53:31.762-04:00

Alright followers of this blog must be doing a double take because about a year ago I wrote about the 1997 Class reunion. Well a little background. If you read the June... [[ This... [[...

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1st Garden State License Plate Meet

2008-11-17T22:21:38.600-05:00

I posted this to the ALPCA and Yahoo lists about the license plate meet that occured this past Saturday the above photos were taken by Jim Moini and Justin MattesOk... [[ This... [[ This is a...

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The White House Meeting

2009-03-26T15:57:33.101-04:00

Ok Ok Barack Obama and Joe Biden won fair and square so President Bush and the VP Dick Cheney invite them for lunch at the White House. Now for all the... [[... [[ This...

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Time to replace those bumper stickers

2008-11-06T17:59:33.781-05:00

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Post-election reality

2009-01-19T16:57:38.990-05:00

I am not back-peddling here, the previous post was written to make people think I would vote one way when I really voted another. People read what I wrote and...

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A preview of Election Day

2008-11-03T23:52:41.492-05:00

Question to the group: Are you tired of all t he election day coverage already? The good thing is it's finally over. Now I'm not trying to minimize the importance of... [[... [[ This...

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Forget Joe "the plumber" ......here's Justin "the writer"

2009-03-26T15:54:25.591-04:00

Alright I had to jump on the bandwagon basically because I am ticked that some "plumber" , who it has proven to be not even registered to vote, is get all this... [[ This is... [[ This is a...

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No SASE required

2008-10-20T13:39:14.451-04:00

Alright if you're a ham you know the deal with QSLing. Usually the deal is when you make a contact eac h ham sends out a QSL card, paying the postage and everyone... [[ This is a... [[...

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Hilghighting comments/reader stats

2008-12-18T16:20:22.016-05:00

The entry on June 24 th highlighting a journal I was working on back when I graduated high school has gotten some pretty spirited feedback. No doubt since the PV Class... [[... [[ This is...

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2008 Grip Dip Results

2008-09-24T11:44:52.606-04:00

An interting e-mail arrived in my inbox this afternoon. Mixed in with the usual stuff about license plates and lighthouse come the Grid Dip results. This was the first... [[... [[ This...

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CQ Lighthouse--N8ET/mm

2009-01-05T16:33:50.142-05:00

A few weeks ago was the annual Lighthouses on the Air Event. In previous years I just listened to the contact on SSB mainly because I was only working QRP. Combine... [[ This is a content... [[...

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