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Re: [softrock40] Re: Cricket/baseball (was GM3SBC QRO Modifications.)

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  • Tony Langdon
    ... That s what we used to call French cricket. :) Not sure how it got the name, given it s not what s played in France by the sounds of it! :) -- 73 de Tony
    Message 1 of 9 , Feb 14, 2013
      On 15/02/13 4:27 AM, John Rabson wrote:
      > No. Croquet is a very different game. See http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Croquet (I believe this game is also played in the US). For a discussion of cricket, see http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cricket.
      >
      > French cricket seems to be a very cut down version of cricket and to have existed in several versions. Certainly, the version described at http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/French_cricket bears little resemblance to what I recall playing.
      That's what we used to call French cricket. :) Not sure how it got the
      name, given it's not what's played in France by the sounds of it! :)

      --
      73 de Tony VK3JED
      http://vkradio.com
    • Pascal
      Nice job, Ed, we wait for your files 73/Pascal
      Message 2 of 9 , Feb 20, 2013
        Nice job, Ed, we wait for your files
        73/Pascal

        --- In softrock40@yahoogroups.com, "Ed" <ed.murphy31@...> wrote:
        >
        > Hi All,
        >
        > I have posted a few pictures of a modified SoftRock Ensemble RXTX in the photo section. The folder is entitled " GM3SBC QRO Modifications ". Several other photos will be added. In the next few days I shall follow up with text files detailing the modification including a General Description, Build of Materials list, Modification Procedure, Test Procedure.
        >
        > The photos are displaying a proof of principle model. Three RXTX SoftRocks have been modified to demonstrate that the design can be repeated with little variation. Almost 250 hours have been spent on the design, build and test to get to the present status and I am sure that further improvements can be made.
        >
        > Although the modification is fundamentally simple to incorporate, I would recommend that anyone deciding to have a go should already have had some experience of building and testing an Ensemble and bringing it to a successful conclusion.
        >
        > I can only say that this has been a most interesting little project.
        >
        > The Ubiquitous BS170, its latent power exposed !
        >
        > Regards
        >
        > Ed Murphy GM3SBC
        >
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