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All right, break times over, everyone back on their
of the "Uplinks from Hell Tour", 1984 -????!
CB Handle - "Space Case"
"Where are we going and why am I in this hand basket?"
Where the tour has been:
Warning - all locations subject to change by my employers on a
Evanston, IL - College Football - Northwestern
Univ. vs. Penn. St. -10/19-20/01 - done
WOW! I needed that break badly.
On freelance status for now.
E. Lansing, MI - Michigan St. vs. Michigan - ABC College Football - 11/02-03/01 - done
Youngstown, OH - Veteran's Day Parade - 11/10/01 - Ku-Band - done
Charlottesville, VA - College Football - Virginia vs. Virginia Tech. - 11/16-18/01 - done
WOW! A Thanksgiving off. The entire (bleeping) weekend.
Well, I have enjoyed the time off, maybe I'll just take a hiatus when it gets
too abusive out there on the road.
Green Bay, WI - NFL wild-card playoff - Green Bay vs. San Francisco - Fox Sports -
Lambeau Field - 01/13/02 - done
Pittsburgh, PA - NFL Playoff game - Steelers vs. Ravens - CBS Sports - 01/19-20/01- done
Unfortunately I conldn't do the Pats/Steelers game on the 27th and be in New
Orleans by Monday morning!
Bloomington, IN - College Basketball - Indiana U. vs. Illinois - CBS Sports - 01/25-26/02
New Orleans, LA - SuperBowl XXXVI - NFL Films World Feed - 01/28-02/04/02 - done
A great game - congratulations
to the Patriots!
Bloomington, IN - College Basketball -
Indiana U. vs. Louisville - CBS Sports - 02/08-09/02 - done
E. Lansing, MI - ESPN College Basketball - Michigan St. vs. Illinois -
02/12/02 - done
Ann Arbor, MI - CBS College Basketball - Michigan vs. Indiana - CBS Sports -
02/16-17/02 - done
E.Lansing, MI - ESPN College Basketball - Minn. vs. Michigan St. - 02/21/02 - done
Lincoln, NE - CBS College Basketball - Kansas vs. Nebraska- 02/23-24/02 -
Snowflake, AZ - Temple dedication - 03/02-03/02 - done
Kansas City, KS - ESPN College Basketball - Big Twelve Tournaments - 03/06-10/02
Des Moines, IA - State High School Basketball Tournament - 03/15-16/02 - done
Ann Arbor, MI - Collegiate Ice Hockey - NCAA West Tournament - 03/22-23/02 -
Las Vegas, NV - National Assoc. of Broadcasters Convention - 04/04-11/02
The truck lost it's transmission near Amarillo, TX - now in the shop - continuing
with rental beast
Long Beach, CA - Toyota Grand Prix CART Racing - 04/12-14/02
Picked up the truck in Amarillo, got as far as Oklahoma City and had to put it in
the shop again for air problems and rear pinion seals.
New Orleans, LA - ABC PGA Golf - 05/01-05/02
Japan (Tokyo, Sendai, Kobe, Toyohashi, Hamamatsu, Saitama, and Yokohama) - World
Cup Soccer - 05/21 - 07/03/02 - done
Our clients, The Brazilians, flew home with all the marbles, congratulations!
Seattle, WA - Flying in to receive truck #10 from the shipping company upon it's
return from Japan - 07/11-17/02 - done
U.S. Customs and the USDA inspections for release of the truck can't be
accomplished till 07/15.
Guess I'm stuck in Seattle until around the 17th.
Home again. Now for some quality time off! Months of it if possible -
not yet done!
New Orleans, Baton Rounge, and New Iberia, LA - 10/02-05/02
Hurricane Lili - Calhoun Satellite Communications and NBC News Channel
Rockville, MD - STS - Serial Sniper news coverage - 10/09-16/02
Time for a sabbatical!
The last four years have been entirely too full of work days and most of my days
off were one at a time.
Thus begins a journey to refresh ties with family and friends!
The BOO2 party was a great success and a fantastic time was had by all!
Loads of thanks to Jennifer, Michelle, Laser Greg , Clark, Rob, John and all the others
who work so hard to bring it all together.
The sabbatical was therapeutic for me in both body and spirit!
The refreshing of bonds with family and friends was long overdue in light of my rather
Unfortunately I still haven't hit a lottery, so bills being what they are, it's almost
time to get back to work.
Alas and AAAaaarrrRRRGGGHHHH!!!!!!
Back to a reality of more work in a reality painted with ice
Back in the saddle again! Whoopee!
Wisconsin - Casino promotional in Black River Falls, WI and feeds from Lambeau Field (TBD)
Well, it's been a slow time, winter and the games are over.
I've got a couple of things in the fire, and I'll update soon.
On the freelance circuit once again.
If you know of anyone in need of C or Ku uplink services have them send me an e-mail!
I'll also consider taking on work at a fixed facility. It would be nice to stay in
one place for a change.
Have Passport, will travel!
be at least half crazy to survive for long in this line of work!
"After this many years on the road I definitely qualify on at least two counts!"
"There's nothing wrong with my mind that a little R&R out near Alpha Centauri
"Been there, done that, bought the tee-shirt and proceeded to puke all over it."
Greetings from Streetsboro, OH - 02/03/03
Check out the Back Porch for my comments on the
new federalized airline security and other things!