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Broadcast high quality music for your holiday lights display

We’ve all seen youtube videos. I know I’m in awe of those specular Christmas displays with the synchronised lights and music. Well if you want to create a synchronised holiday light display you’ll need a little imagination, a lot of hard work, and of course an FM radio transmitter and antenna. The first two items […]

Extending the Range of the Dakota Alert MURS Driveway Monitor

Growing up in the country we had a long, wooded driveway. You’d never know who was coming up the drive: could it be a delivery person, the mailman, or perhaps someone wanting to cause mischief. I wish we had a product like the Dakota Alert Driveway Monitor to keep an eye on things and indicate […]

Unboxing: The Kenwood TM-281A 2 meter transceiver

I recently received a Kenwood TM-281A two meter amateur radio transceiver as a door prize at last month’s state ARES/RACES conference. Well, last week I finally got the radio hooked up and put a few frequencies into it. General impressions: this is a very nice rig with clear audio, easy to use functions, and sensitive […]

Holiday Lights Spectacular: providing music for your Christmas displays

It’s hard to believe that the Christmas holiday season is right around the corner. But the intrepid people that put together holiday lights displays for their homes have already been busy for months designing the concept and pulling together the lights and effects to turn their house into a winter wonderland. Many lights displays now […]

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