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Moonblog 49.6 attraction

reflector sampling, or… not-self? ­čśë

I once bought a Digital Multi Meter. Hadn’t had one in a while and building guitar pedals, working on motorbikes and what not, they come in handy. So I buy a new one from a so-so brand for about 40 bucks I think. Conrad’s own Voltcraft VC175.

At one point it stops working, all I get are four dashes – – – – and not 0.035volts for instance.

So I try to find another one to replace it, second hand this time, and preferably a brand. I find one that looks a bit crummy but is super easy to use and has all the functions that I think I need and it’s a Fluke, 113 model. Stil twice the price of the other one new, but hey, its a Fluke.

Once home I clean the outside up a little with water and soap and use it, and it’s great. Until I need to do some tests and I get weird results. I even end up sending the pcb elsewhere for testing and finding out what is wrong. Turns out, all the tests run fine, my meter is off ! So seemingly fully functioning, but wrong values.

So I decide to scour the interwebs for advice for another one. Cause I’m not that enthusiastic about getting a ‘better’ 200 bucks Fluke this time, even if I love my gadgets and I like well known stuff, but let’s see what the experts have to say. There I find there are kinda 2 camps, the cheapos and the semi-professionals. The cheapos advice the Aneng AN8008 or AN8009 for about 20 bucks, new, incl shipping from China and the semi-professionals advice the Brymen BM235 which costs about 95 bucks brand new, excl shipping.

I realize one meter is no meter, you need to be able to check yours if anything is off. So I decide to buy them both, it’s only 20 bucks extra and the cheaper one is quite liked too, so why not? I see a funny GM328A meter gadget for 3 pin diodes and whatnot for 15 bucks and get that one too.

Realising also, that my electronic work and interest is growing and that maybe it is time for an oscillator too. Go into the deep end of measuring and the semi-professionals kinda agree on the Rigol DS1054Z as a great beginners scope, so that one is in the back of my mind/on the wannahave list. Meanwhile I also read up on calibrating Digital Multi Meters and find the ‘DMM Check Plus‘ which comes with a proper calibration report so you can always verify your meters and their measured results, or compare to each other how precise they are, mmm yum, I like that even better ! ­čÖé

Slowly slowly the meters arrive, and while I’m making a post about the different meters, I see a picture of the inside of the Voltcraft VC175

And I notice 2 fuses… so I open it up and with the new Brymen BM235 I check the fuses, and the 10A 5600V one is working, but the 0.5A 600V is broken. Would it.. could it be?

I order a few spare fuses and once they arrive I replace the broken one and voil├á ! No more dashes and reading normal values….

So now having 4 Digital Multi Meters, of which 3 are working fine (fluke is still flakey), one gadgety one, an Oscilloscope and a calibrated meter checker/tester, when all I needed was to replace one fuse? Was it?

Happy sampling ! ­čÖé
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Rave Nieuwjaar 2021

Het nieuwe jaar wordt jaarlijks ingeluid volgens de Gregoriaanse kalender om middernacht, als we van de 31e december overgaan op de 1e van januari. Weliswaar is dit het einde van de kalender, maar niet het einde van de jaarcyclus van de zon.

Het Human Design Systeem volgt de cyclus van de zon, een kosmisch patroon. De zon begint een nieuwe cyclus op het moment dat hij zijn intrede maakt in poort 41. Poort 41 is een startcodon, het enige startcodon.
Dit jaar treedt de zon poort 41 binnen op 21 januari 2021 om 20:49:33 uur (lokale tijd Den Haag). Op dat moment begint de nieuwe cyclus, het nieuwe jaar. Poort 41, gelegen in het wortelcentrum, maakt onderdeel uit van de stroom van gevoel. Het levert de brandstof van verlangen, de honger om nieuwe ervaringen op te doen zonder enig doel of bijbedoeling. Zonder doel blijkt ook uit de naam van het incarnatiekruis waartoe poort 41 behoort, namelijk het Incarnatiekruis van het Onverwachte.
Een nieuwe ervaring aangaan is abstract, je weet niet wat er gaat gebeuren. Het is achteraf, na de ervaring te hebben meegemaakt, dat je erop kunt terugkijken en er een gevoel aan toekent, bv het jaar 2020 voelde zus of zo voor mij. Dat gevoel wordt opgeslagen in ons geheugen.

Bij de cyclus van de zon schijnt zijn licht bij binnenkomst altijd eerst op de 1e lijn van de poort. Elke poort of hexagram heeft 6 lijnen, waarbij elke lijn een specifieke trilling bezit. De 1e lijn van poort 41, heet redelijkheid, de passende vertegenwoordiging van verantwoordelijkheid.

Laten we in redelijkheid kijken naar wat het programma ons brengt in 2021.
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SunBlog 11.5 the philanthropist (in Detriment)

Weirdos in the mail

weirdo: “Dear Sjef

I just happened to come across this post of yours with the following para:

The other day (August 21st 2020), Earth was in Gate 30 line 5, which I do not have in my chart, nor do I have Gate 41, but IÔÇÖve never seriously felt more depressed and suicidal than ever before, when for instance I was in much more dire situations/outer circumstances. No I was just sitting there on my bed, watching tv, a comedy even, and I became deeply depressed and suicidal. This Gate 30 has always been a huge trigger for me. Nothing cosmic or bath-like for me, unless it was to drown myself in, to die.” [from MoonBlog 34.5 annihilation]

My feedback to you about the email exchanges around that date, specifically, 22. August, is that you may like to think twice about writing to a tutee/or someone you guide, when you yourself are in a difficult place.

Your comments depressed me about my life: ie what I had considered to be its culmination and its meaning, may actually have been completely wrong. – I fell into depression.

Fortunately, no lasting damage has been done.
I have recovered.

Retrospectively, I think your remarks were insensitive.

There is no need to answer this email.”

me: You’re full of shit since -you- did not even start emailing until august 28th

and I was completely fine the next morning of the 22nd, since it was only a Transit. I was not depressed or suicidal, I was under the impression I was, through an external influence. That is the big joke with Transits, they come, they go, and the big trick with Reflectors is, they can walk out unscathed.

Being aware/awake is not a picnic, don’t blame others for your own experiences, if you seek happiness and fluffy bunnies, go elsewhere. If you think I was being insensitive; impossible since we were not even writing each other. It never happened. Dream on.

Don’t email ever again, I have no appetite for any of these kind of false projections and accusations.

Update/add-on (of course they email again):

weirdo: “You were right: I got the dates wrong. I apologise without reservation.”

me: It’s not even about the dates. It is the hubris and arrogance and then the aggression, that anyone else is responsible for your experiences of your own life. The ridiculous notion that someone else did anything to you and you are a victim, of me no less. Shooting the messenger.

Given that such a reaction to the Human Design information is a great signpost that all is not lost, that you are actually human and face the music of your not-self. That is supposed to be depressing, it is supposed to be horrible to realize with real eyes. Unless you’re already dead inside.

I never forget, but I do forgive, through money. Send 400 euros into my account as a proper token of excuses and repenting. That’ll get you off my blacklist. Read more

┬ÁTracer 3+ build 8

Part 8. grid bias circuit construction

Part 8. grid bias circuit testing and calibration

measuring -12.64 Volt regardless of Calibration slider after making one mistake
I put D21 (HER108) in the spot of D12
during step C9 I found out (because I had 2 more items left instead of 1)

I unsoldered HER108 and put in D21 and then put the correct 1N5934 in D12

follow the whole build here: ┬ÁTracer 3+ build

┬ÁTracer 3+ build 6 & 7

Part 6. heater supply testing with Hakko FX-888D and 5 DIOPTRE VTLLAMP10N

Part 6. heater supply construction
Part 6. heater supply testing
Part 7. negative power supply construction
Part 7. negative power supply testing

follow the whole build here: ┬ÁTracer 3+ build

┬ÁTracer 3+ build 3

https://www.dos4ever.com/uTracer3/uTracer3_pag0.html

Part 1. the GUI installation
Part 1. the GUI testing
Part 2. RS232 connector cable construction
Part 2. RS232 connector cable testing
Part 3. voltage regulators construction
Part 3. voltage regulators testing

follow the whole build here: ┬ÁTracer 3+ build
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MoonBlog 34.5 annihilation

ÔÇťThe (un)bearable lightness of beingÔÇŽÔÇŁ

“2 days of no transit definition. All 9 centres white. A rare opportunity for Reflectors to savour the complete absence of any kind of pressure from without and within. Difficult to find the right words to express the delight I am experiencing in this limitless space and time, the weightlessness of the body moving around as if floating. No definition, no structure, no mind interfering in this experience of ÔÇťthe (un)bearable lightness of just being there – in wonderÔÇŽÔÇŁ

Reflectors around the globe ÔÇô watch out for those days and find a way to be by yourself in those rare momentsÔÇŽ you might be up for a surprise!”

and: “It happened again today… yes – it’s difficult to describe in words Isabel Moreira. I imagine that’s why some people use drugs to have that kind of experience. Maybe later on something pops up to share more with my Reflector kin… For now I am just savouring this cosmic bath… in silence… ­čśÂ” – Nisarg B. Nikiel

What is this notion of a cosmic bath? Right now the Moon is in Gate 34 forming a temporary conditioned definition with my Gate 20. Besides we’re not here to live the Transits themselves, and even then, our individual experience will always be different, regardless of what the resulting chart looks like. The chart is not the life (!)

The other day (August 21st 2020), Earth was in Gate 30 line 5, which I do not have in my chart, nor do I have Gate 41, but I’ve never seriously felt more depressed and suicidal than ever before, when for instance I was in much more dire situations/outer circumstances. No I was just sitting there on my bed, watching tv, a comedy even, and I became deeply depressed and suicidal. This Gate 30 has always been a huge trigger for me. Nothing cosmic or bath-like for me, unless it was to drown myself in, to die.

There are no fairy tales in Human Design and certainly no homogenization, so when there are no channels formed by the Transits, it does not have to mean anything at all, and most certainly not for all Reflectors, no made up surprises, nothing the same for anyone/everyone else. Even when ‘no definition’ shows up. Nothing is fixed, not positive not negative.

Weirdo in the mail about this post here: SunBlog 11.5 the philanthropist (in Detriment) Read more