September 28, 2014

Visually Learning Aid - International Phonetic Alphabet

It is said that a picture is worth a thousand words.  Pictures are also a great way to help learn the international phonetic alphabet.  Word association and visual images help promote retention in long-term memory.  Have fun!

International Phonetic Alphabet
Alphabet Phonétique International




Good DX and 73, NJ2X  (November Juliet 2 X-ray)
Written by: NJ2X, Michael Maher

September 26, 2014

Be courageous...

Be courageous. I have seen many depressions in business. Always America has emerged from these stronger and more prosperous. Be brave as your fathers before you. Have faith! Go forward! -- Thomas A. Edison

Thomas Edison

Written by: NJ2X, Michael Maher

September 19, 2014

Seeming to do is not doing

Being busy does not always mean real work. The object of all work is production or accomplishment and to either of these ends there must be forethought, system, planning, intelligence, and honest purpose, as well as perspiration. Seeming to do is not doing. -- Thomas A. Edison
Thomas Edison

Written by: NJ2X, Michael Maher

September 12, 2014

Our greatest weakness...

Our greatest weakness lies in giving up. The most certain way to succeed is always to try just one more time. -- Thomas A. Edison

Thomas Edison

Written by: NJ2X, Michael Maher

September 5, 2014

Thunder is good...

Thunder is good, thunder is impressive; but it is lightning that does the work.-- Mark Twain


Mark Twain
Written by: NJ2X, Michael Maher

August 29, 2014

What we know...

Science is what we know, and philosophy is what we don't know. — Bertrand Russell
Written by: NJ2X, Michael Maher

August 22, 2014

The eternal in the transitory...

The aims of scientific thought are to see the general in the particular and the eternal in the transitory. ― Alfred North Whitehead
Written by: NJ2X, Michael Maher

August 15, 2014

Trained intelligence...

In the conditions of modern life the rule is absolute, the race which does not value trained intelligence is doomed. ― Alfred North Whitehead
Written by: NJ2X, Michael Maher

August 8, 2014

Quite indifferent...

“Nature is probably quite indifferent to the aesthetic preferences of mathematicians.” ― Alfred North Whitehead
Written by: NJ2X, Michael Maher

August 7, 2014

August 10-13, 2014, the Perseids

It that time again, the Perseids meteor shower will return August 10-13, 2014.  Be sure to keep an eye on the sky.

Good DX and 73, NJ2X
Written by: NJ2X, Michael Maher