Nick Waterman's home page
Family and Home Stuff...
born in Feb 2004. They are now writing things like
We're building an
LED Dance Floor
as a major family project with the kids. We also designed
our own "NIAMA" CPU
Stuff and Nonsense...
- a BASH script to decode the shc:/5676290952... URL-things found in Ontario SMART Health Card "proof of vaccination" QR Codes
security-blanket against the "BASH Bug" / ShellShock exploit
My rant about a previous ISP,
"BT OpenWound" and their "support" of Linux
became a bit of an internet meme for my 15 minutes of fame
A silly program that writes country-and-western songs for you
to generate random band names
and one to
calculate IPv4 netmasks and subnets
My Artemis parser
decodes recordings from the
Artemis Spaceship Bridge Simulator
. There are some other Artemis tools there too, and
Ben's Mod for Artemis
which adds a bunch of extra ships to the game
my TileFall web pages
, where you can also play tilefall on the web.
Play the L-Game on the web
Play TRAX on the web
... then join
The UK Trax Association
, of which I am a founder member.
Ham Radio Stuff...
I'm a licensed Radio Amateur - G7RZQ and now
Ages ago I
built an Elecraft K2 transceiver
to get myself onto the HF bands.
More recently I've been writing
an app to display the NCDXF/IARU Beacons on a map
I have a
I was the longest serving President of
The K-W Amateur Radio Club
, and am still their Treasurer
I gave a presentation entitled
An Introduction to CDMA Spread-Spectrum
at KWARC in Jan 2019, and updated and improed it for a repeat in Sep 2019 at Elmira Radio Club
Stuff I would like
Stuff Estelle would like
Stuff Kathryn would like
Stuff Mark and Aiden would like
I have been known to jump off of
, and even
, without a parachute, with this bunch of self-confessed
mad b'stard bungy-jumpers
People often ask me about the taglines that appear at the end of my emails. The
huge list can be downloaded
. I've got a program that chooses a different one at random every hour or so.
is available if you want to send me encrypted stuff.
for friends / family / customers "at cost".
I also offer a 🔒
Vaultwarden / Bitwarden password manager
🔒 to anyone who knows me
Stuff I support...
I have no special talents. I am only passionately curious.
-- Albert Einstein
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