Beevo's World

A tribute to attention deficit disorder...

"A cat is a puzzle for which there is no solution"
Hazel
Nicholson

 

QRZ callsign lookup:
  Hobart N50 Rebuild  Updated 2/3/13
  Adventures in Powder Coating 
  Vacuum Forming Follies
  Friends and Family
  Second (Annual?) Un-Official IATN BBQ 2012 
  Un-Official IATN Southwest BBQ 2011   
  Kitty Photo Album
  Cats We Know
  Cooking & Baking
  Weather Station
  Amateur Radio 
  HexBeam Antenna Construction  
   
  Astro Ham page   Lists sites, repeaters and other Hams with telescopes  Updated 11/25/2009
  In Memoriam
  Products for Sale, Custom Telescope Parts
Arid-Zona Clear Sky Clocks (map with selected hyperlinks)
  Selected AZ Clear Sky Clocks
  Clear Sky Clock Home Page
  Star Party Page
  Arizona Clubs and Observing Sites (now includes nearby Amateur Radio repeaters)
   
  US Naval Observatory Time Service
National Fire & Weather page.  Very good information!
Topo Maps on the Web!
  Awesome Weather Maps and Info
  NOAA forecasts in Graphic & text formats (very cool!)
  Weather Maps and Resources
   
  Photography Page - Show & Tell images 
  Photo Albums     Updated 7/27/2014
  Telescope Pages - concerning the Meade LX50 , Meade ETX125 , Celestron C11, Accessories and Atlas EQ-G mount  
Machine Shop Pages
  Links Of All Kinds!!
  Download Page - Information to take with you when you leave
   
  Send Feedback -  Here's where you go to complain about my site!!
  Who is Beevo??
  Site Map!
   
   

 

Current Lunar Phase

(courtesy USNO)

 

 

 

 

Space Weather.Com

Live Solar Camera in Ha light

 

Earth Centered Universe

Online Astronomy Information

 

Link to Souther Start Android version SKy SafariSky Safari is now available in the Droid OS version!!

 Click for Tempe, Arizona Forecast   

Beevo's LX50-SD Mounting Is For Sale! 

(Will Trade for a 7" Meade MAK OTA with UHTC coatings)

 Includes Super Wedge, Mounting and Accessories!  Email for details.  Fits 10" Meade Optical Tube.

See it here.....

 

What's New....

 

4/19/2008 Page now available for the Beevo Paddle wireless telescope hand controller.

5/27/2008 Camera Page added to the Telescope part of the website.  Rebel XSi arrived!  First images are nice, battery life sucks.....

6/8/2008 Griffin Ranch site added

6/12/2008 A new Optical Tube!   Also a simple Atlas power cable fix added.

7/22/2008 Atlas Re-work Page updated

8/29/2008 Observing Site Page updated, Griffin Ranch added

9/13/2008 Tripod Construction page added

10/8/2008 Tripod Construction page updated

11/06/2008 Beevo granted an Amateur Radio Technician License

12/15/2008 Beevo granted General License and buys a Kenwood TS-940

12/19/2008 Amateur Radio Page added

1/25/2009 Links page updated, Amateur Radio added

4/19/2009 Repeater information added to Observing Sites page.

5/2/2009 Astro Ham information added

7/10/2009 Hex Beam Antenna page added

7/27/2009 Hex Beam Antenna  Center Post progress update

8/7/2009  Repair for blown motor driver chip on LX50 scopes posted, available for sale!

8/15/2009  Hex Beam Antenna  Center Post progress update

11/25/2009 Astro Ham information updated

9/3/2010 Amateur Radio Page updated

9/3/2010 Mobile HF Page  added

10/19/2010  Amateur Accessories  and DSP pages added

11/23/2010 Hex Beam Wires page added.  Progress on all part of the Hex Beam in the last week. Assembly commences Thanksgiving weekend!

12/24/2010  Tripod Construction update, progress has recommenced! An extensive amount of progress has occurred.

12/31/2010  Kenwood TS 940 information updated, including 90+ images of the insides of the radio!!

1/1/2011   A "lightly used" Wellsaw horizontal metal cutting band saw was acquired and the restoration project will be documented here

2/19/2011 HF Portable page added

3/22/2011 Shooting Star DRO installation added to the Machine Shop page

4/11/2011 Tripod Anti-Vibration Pads construction added

6/24/2011 HexBeam Choke Balun Construction added

7/9/2011 System  Grounding Page added

7/17/2011 Mast and Rotator page added

10/8/2011  SW Iatn BBQ page added

11/19/2011  UP 844 visits Arizona for the State Centennial

5/25/2012 Beevo built a weather station here's a link

1/7/2013 Hobart N50 Page added

4/10/2013 Beevo went back to Iowa!

 

 

Home of the.....

 

 

Bill VanOrden (aka Beevo)

Tempe, AZ  USA

33 22'  N    111 57'  W

Give or take a meter or two!

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Content recycled electrons & photons!

Page last updated   2/14/2014