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Iris by Lowe’s – Tips and Tricks

I have been a long time user of the Iris by Lowe’s home automation system I began using the Iris by Lowe’s home automation system years ago when it was first released. Earlier this year when Lowe’s announced the addition…

RIGblaster advantage http://amzn.to/2ju0lyo

RIGblaster Advantage, a hands-on review

RIGblaster Advantage, a great way to enter the DIGI world. I have been very late getting to ham radio’s new digital world. After reading a lot about FT8 in particular, I decided to jump in. And the RIGblaster Advantage has…

Fingbox: http://amzn.to/2hKPqM8

FINGBOX – Quickly Improve your home network security

You can greatly improved the security of your home network by simply plugging a Fingbox into your router or Ethernet switch A Fingbox is a cost effective network security device that watches over and helps you better control your home…

pureguardian humidifier http://amzn.to/2rgKtAM

Hands-on Review – humidifier for the ham shack

Humidifier 101: Since I live in the desert southwest on a mountain plateau at an elevation of 5,400 feet, low humidity is a huge problem. Single digit humidity is not good for me or my gear. After doing a lot…

Hands-on Review - 3Gstore Remote Power IP Switch http://amzn.to/2q04BVq

Hands-on Review – 3Gstore Remote Power IP Switch

3Gstore Remote Power IP Switch. A simple solution to an annoying problem. I live on a remote mountain plateau in the middle of nowhere. My Internet connection is less than reliable, but I have certain home automation and security devices…

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Hands-On Review – Lowe’s Iris DIY home automation/security system

I use a Lowe’s Iris home automation and security system to protect my shack and home. I used to live in a home with an old-fashioned Brinks Home Security system. It was all hard wired — and difficult and expensive…

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Hands-on Review Battery Tender Battery Charger

I use a Battery Tender to keep my emergency gear 12v batteries safely charged I prefer the Battery Tender Plus  battery charger because it is designed to fully charge a battery and maintain it at proper storage voltage without the damaging effects caused by…