John’s Hobby Site

This is a personal site, used for experimenting and learning how to craft a website.

I also place information about various hobbies in-part to document how something was done from myself, but also to make available for others to mentor others in a specific hobby.

For questions or ideas for improvement, please contact me.


Artistic – cool and vignette

To get your personalized widget code so that you can place a table like the one above on your web page, look for CLICK HERE at the bottom of your logbook page.

Similar to the widgets provide by other online log providers, the new QRZ status log is available to ALL QRZ logbook users.


This site is my journal for learning. This will serve as a repository of knowledge as learning occurs.

  • Technical hobbies such as Ham Radio and Python Programming
  • Artistic hobbies such as Photography and Woodworking
  • Group activities such as club events


Learning how to code – Python

A great how-to book has recently been made free-to-use online, Automate the Boring Stuff with Python. It assumes some familiarity with basics but allows new coders to learn basic building-blocks of code that allows them to create useful functions.

Updating Site

Went through a painful experience to update the stack. It went offline and took 4 weeks to troubleshoot. At the end, had a stale http address listed in the registry. Some items left to evaluate are: