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Returning to Amateur Radio

By | June 6, 2016

After a break of nearly 27 years off the air I decided a couple of months back that it might be fun to get back into Amateur Radio again…. So, asking around locally here (I live in New Caledonia) it seemed best option for buying a new rig was overseas. So I sprung for a Yaesu FT-450D which… Read More »

Moved Site to WordPress

By | November 25, 2015

Pretty happy to see the last of Joomla actually! Updated 30 November : Move to WordPress is completed and I have changed DNS for to point here. The old sebsite is still up at I am reasonably sure no linkks have been broken thanks to some nifty redirects, more about that soon in another article. PJH

Move Completed

By | June 7, 2013

Just an update, I noticed that the genealogy page getting a lot of hits but the pages it was linked to do not exist any more. Now that I have local access to the server I will rectify that in the next week or so and get my Family History stuff back on line.This is actually now done… Read More »

Moving Web Site and Upgrade to 3.1

By | June 4, 2013

Hi all, hoping to publish some interesting stuff here soon as I move this web site to my home data centre and my newly set-up “private cloud” using XCP and an Intel NUC. For now just testing everything works after the upgrade to Joomla 3.1 from 2.5 and also moving the web site off Mac OS X server… Read More »

Moving to Joomla 2.5

By | February 18, 2013

Hi all, I am in the process of moving the site to Joomla 2.5 so there may be a few broken links etc, please bear with me, I expect to have this finished in a couple of days. Update 20/02/2013  This migration is mostly done, need to go through the site and check links etc against what shows… Read More »

New Home for Loggerythm

By | May 21, 2006

I have decided to shutdown the Loggerythm site at and move everything here, the reason is simple, trying to keep more than one web site up to date is a major pain, also you have a means to contact me direct on this site by using the "contact us" link rather than through email, I rarely read… Read More »

Welcome to Hardstaff.Com

By | May 1, 2006

Hi all, well I said I was going to try and keep the web site up to date but that has not worked out so well, so anyway, there is some useful stuff here I hope. I am a systems admin living and working in New Caledonia, I have lived here for nearly twenty years and love the… Read More »