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Forum: Others Yesterday, 16:01
Replies: 4
Views: 220
Posted By Chosun Juan
Steve, dismantling = 2hrs 25mins ...... seems...

Steve, dismantling = 2hrs 25mins ...... seems involved - I wonder whether that was with or without the Kamakura instructions ...... ? :cat:




Chosun :gh:
Forum: Conservation Yesterday, 13:11
Replies: 0
Views: 44
Posted By Chosun Juan
Lightbulb NAIDOC WEEK - International Distress Call

NAIDOC stands for National Aborigines and Islanders Day Organising Committee, and we have just held the celebratory week in this country with the theme:- Voice Treaty Truth.

Isn't it time for all...
Forum: Conservation Sunday 14th July 2019, 13:35
Replies: 56
Views: 16,166
Posted By Chosun Juan
Exclamation Rubbery figures !

Independent Water Scientists have calculated only about 1/10th of claimed Government extra water is being returned to the environment AND at 10x the cost !! ...
Forum: Binoculars Sunday 14th July 2019, 11:53
Replies: 15
Views: 574
Posted By Chosun Juan
Arrow Bin, yes I'm afraid the light pollution glow from...

Bin, yes I'm afraid the light pollution glow from Sydney stretches all the way from the coast to the mountains (some ~60km .... something like the situation with Los Angeles) - there must be millions...
Forum: Birds Of Prey Saturday 13th July 2019, 14:33
Replies: 2
Views: 107
Posted By Chosun Juan
It's good to have a variety of different shelter...

It's good to have a variety of different shelter shrubs /densities etc.

Of course it's always good also to have a structurally complex and diverse landscape (even at the yard scale) so predators...
Forum: Binoculars Saturday 13th July 2019, 14:18
Replies: 15
Views: 574
Posted By Chosun Juan
Arrow Bin, I've been looking into the astronomical...

Bin,

I've been looking into the astronomical origins of the "Dark Emu" since I'm currently discussing a book by the same name by elder Bruce Pascoe. Apparently the dark streak in the Milky Way being...
Forum: Books, Magazines, Publications, Video & DVD Saturday 13th July 2019, 10:21
Replies: 29
Views: 904
Posted By Chosun Juan
Talking Delia :) lol - What on earth sort of a fruit or...

Delia :) lol - What on earth sort of a fruit or vegetable is that then :-O ?!? :eek!: :h?: 3:-)

[EDIT] P.S. I believe it's a lot easier to count than it is to spell ;) :-O




Chosun ...
Forum: Binoculars Friday 12th July 2019, 03:44
Replies: 15
Views: 574
Posted By Chosun Juan
Question I'm wondering if, or how well, a set of doublers...

I'm wondering if, or how well, a set of doublers would work with the 15x SLC ? (56mm A-K version? That's top glass, though I don't know how it compares in the measured resolution stakes. The ones...
Forum: Binoculars Thursday 11th July 2019, 10:26
Replies: 23
Views: 927
Posted By Chosun Juan
Cool Thanks for saying so much David - I suspect any...

Thanks for saying so much David - I suspect any more and you'll be bundled off in a dark windowless van ! :eek!:





Chosun :gh:
Forum: Mammals Thursday 11th July 2019, 04:14
Replies: 1
Views: 115
Posted By Chosun Juan
Arrow Andy, with Aboriginal presence in what is known...

Andy, with Aboriginal presence in what is known as Australia now dating to ~ 120,000 years ago, folks might be interested in...
Forum: Binoculars Thursday 11th July 2019, 03:41
Replies: 23
Views: 927
Posted By Chosun Juan
Arrow Hi David, As you have presented data for us...

Hi David,

As you have presented data for us before, there is also the large drop off in acuity as light levels drop.

Fascinating insight into the MTF analysis - can you elaborate any more on this?...
Forum: Binoculars Wednesday 10th July 2019, 12:35
Replies: 23
Views: 927
Posted By Chosun Juan
Smile I'm still somewhat waiting ! lol :-O Some folks...

I'm still somewhat waiting ! lol :-O
Some folks here have made some very good points.

Some of the differences in transmission levels across different wavelengths are indeed design choices (dealt...
Forum: Books, Magazines, Publications, Video & DVD Tuesday 9th July 2019, 10:57
Replies: 29
Views: 904
Posted By Chosun Juan
Thumbs up Thanks Delia, I knew a 'proper' birdwatcher would...

Thanks Delia, I knew a 'proper' birdwatcher would be along soon with the right info :t:

I had read something (obviously incorrect) about Swifts, Swallows, and Martins being non-passerines, but then...
Forum: Books, Magazines, Publications, Video & DVD Tuesday 9th July 2019, 08:29
Replies: 29
Views: 904
Posted By Chosun Juan
Arrow Hi Georgina "Passerines" refers to many species...

Hi Georgina

"Passerines" refers to many species of perching birds with a specific arrangement of toes - even allowing them to sleep securely perched. I think it would be fine (target the wording to...
Forum: Books, Magazines, Publications, Video & DVD Tuesday 9th July 2019, 08:11
Replies: 29
Views: 904
Posted By Chosun Juan
Talking In parts of America, they have solved the dilemma...

In parts of America, they have solved the dilemma of how to spell 'banana'

They just call it ....... "Yellow curved fruit" :eek!: :-O :eat: ;) 3:-)





Chosun :gh:
Forum: Conservation Monday 8th July 2019, 11:42
Replies: 56
Views: 16,166
Posted By Chosun Juan
Angry From Bad to Worse .....

Jeez, I just watched the Four Corners program. :storm:

Vast swathes of taxpayer money going to a few big businesses.

Worse than that, much worse - is that the very systems designed to fix the...
Forum: TV & Radio Alert For Birding, Nature and Other Wildlife Monday 8th July 2019, 07:03
Replies: 1
Views: 141
Posted By Chosun Juan
Exclamation Cash Splash - Four Corners, ABC TV Australia, 8:30pm Monday night 8th July

Reminder:- On in just over 3 hours ......

"The Murray-Darling Basin Plan is a triple bottom line fail. It's a fail for communities, it's a fail for the economy and it's absolutely a fail for the...
Forum: Conservation Monday 8th July 2019, 06:59
Replies: 56
Views: 16,166
Posted By Chosun Juan
Exclamation "Cash Splash" - Four Corners ABC TV, Australia 8:30pm Monday night, 8th July

On in a bit over 3 hours .......

"Others worry that the scheme is encouraging the planting of crops even thirstier than cotton, creating a potential time bomb.

"There's been an explosion in the...
Forum: Cameras And Photography Sunday 7th July 2019, 15:01
Replies: 0
Views: 105
Posted By Chosun Juan
Lightbulb Goodbye Aberration - Physicist solves 2000 year old optical problem

Complex Aspherical to be the holy grail...
Forum: Conservation Sunday 7th July 2019, 08:58
Replies: 56
Views: 16,166
Posted By Chosun Juan
Exclamation Cash Splash - Four Corners, ABC TV Australia, 8:30pm Monday night 8th July

New exposay' coming tomorrow night ..... :storm:

"Cash Splash" - Four Corners, ABC TV Australia, 8:30pm Monday night 8th July, ...... a little bit over 24hrs from now.

More on the whole...
Forum: TV & Radio Alert For Birding, Nature and Other Wildlife Sunday 7th July 2019, 08:48
Replies: 1
Views: 141
Posted By Chosun Juan
Thumbs down Cash Splash - more on the $13Billion Murray-Darling Environmental /Financial Disaster

"Cash Splash" - Four Corners, ABC TV Australia, 8:30pm Monday night 8th July, ...... a little bit over 24hrs from now.

More on the whole Environmental and Tax-Payer funded $13 Billion disaster that...
Forum: Nikon Thursday 4th July 2019, 23:10
Replies: 253
Views: 24,464
Posted By Chosun Juan
Arrow Yes Marc - that's an excellent point on the D500....

Yes Marc - that's an excellent point on the D500. It's top of the pops and has no DSLR competitor anywhere near, or even Mirrorless competition at the moment (arguably). So I could see Nikon just...
Forum: Binoculars Thursday 4th July 2019, 22:41
Replies: 100
Views: 6,523
Posted By Chosun Juan
I agree with all that in practice the 1236IS...

I agree with all that in practice the 1236IS shows a good level of detail.

For me though, the ergonomics were woeful - unusable. The weight and compactness were ok, but I just could not hold it as...
Forum: Conservation Thursday 4th July 2019, 13:48
Replies: 1,747
Views: 125,420
Posted By Chosun Juan
Thumbs up Hi Ed, I had a look at that article. A fine...

Hi Ed,

I had a look at that article. A fine silver lining indeed ! (All) Anecdotally from what I have seen with older friends and relatives, the early phases of Alzheimer's onset can be quite...
Forum: Conservation Thursday 4th July 2019, 10:55
Replies: 1,747
Views: 125,420
Posted By Chosun Juan
Question Hi Diana, I do read nearly all (I may have missed...

Hi Diana, I do read nearly all (I may have missed some when distracted) of the 'papers' and documents you post - some of that precious time out of my life will never be coming back. I don't find the...
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