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Why Do I See “FBI Surveillance Van” in My Wi-Fi List?

If you’re trying to connect to a Wi-Fi access point and you see “FBI Surveillance Van” in your SSID list, should you be worried? Is there an FBI van outside your door? We’ll get to the bottom of this surprisingly … Continue reading

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Vintage Electronics Store

Just watched an interesting video in Youtube. This is a large store that sells loads of new old stock computer and electronics items. Looks like somewhere I want to visit, one day. This is located in Kenosha, Wisconsin. That is … Continue reading

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E.F. Johnson Messenger 123A CB radio

Dating from around 1975, this is a 23 channel radio, made in the United States, for the Citizens Band. I bought it from the local Goodwill store, during their monthly half price Saturday sale, and only paid $2.00 for it. … Continue reading

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2M Coffee Can Antenna

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RadioShack To Close 1,100 Stores | TechCrunch

via RadioShack To Close 1,100 Stores | TechCrunch. Today, while reporting its 2013 fourth quarter results RadioShack announced plans to close 1,100 of its 4,000 stores in a bid to stem losses. The parts drawer and the RC toys and the … Continue reading

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Amateur Radio Today

Original from 2003, still an interesting article detailing just what amateur radio is all about, and what it can do…

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Moxon Rectangle Generator

I came across an interesting and useful free little program, to calculate the relevant dimensions, for a directional rectangular antenna. MoxGen will show you the dimensions and (optionally) generate an antenna model file for a 50 ohm Moxon Rectangle antenna, … Continue reading

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