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bio website andrewbanks.com
location Farnborough, United Kingdom
age 46
visits member for 2 years
seen Jul 18 at 11:48

Embedded Software Engineer and member of MISRA-C Working Group.

Hobby electronics experimenter and amateur radio operator.

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Nov
2
awarded  Enthusiast
Oct
30
reviewed Reviewed What are some things to keep in mind when stealth camping?
Oct
29
awarded  Commentator
Oct
29
awarded  Custodian
Oct
29
reviewed Reviewed Does eating snow help dehydration?
Oct
29
reviewed Reviewed How do you know if smaller brands of climbing equipment are safe?
Oct
29
reviewed Reviewed What are the advantages of learning to ski on a trip? (as opposed to beforehand)
Oct
29
awarded  Teacher
Oct
29
answered What are the advantages of learning to ski on a trip? (as opposed to beforehand)
Oct
28
comment Legal issues when entering school areas while geocaching in Europe
+1 There is also a substantial risk that such caches are found by children (and destroyed) or groundstaff (and binned).
Oct
23
comment Are fires in natural caves/overhangs safe?
Fair point... but is providing a link to a prominent news site (the BBC) "answering based on urban myth"?
Oct
22
answered Are fires in natural caves/overhangs safe?
Oct
22
suggested suggested edit on Are fires in natural caves/overhangs safe?
Oct
22
comment How can I locate the leak in a inflatable pad
Takes me back to my childhood, when a similar technique (using a bucket, not a bath) would be used to find the puncture in my bike inner-tube
Sep
27
awarded  Vox Populi
Sep
27
comment Is it illegal to remove rocks from a riverbed in the UK
+1 for the common sense distinction
Sep
27
comment Group protocol should the group become separated
+1 for "The most important part is to agree on a strategy beforehand". Everything else is dependent on that!
Sep
26
awarded  Suffrage
Sep
26
comment How much vertical distance is it possible to make in a day?
+1 for Naismith's Rule
Sep
26
comment How much vertical distance is it possible to make in a day?
Am trying to decide whether that is amazingly impressive, or amazingly stupid to have tried (even though he succeeded). I'm minded to be impressed...!