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Today I Replaced My TV Antenna: Why VHF Still Matters

About a week ago, my wife asked, “Hey, what happened to Channel 2?” WJBK, FOX 2 out of Detroit, and all its sub-channels (2-2, 2-3, and 2-4), had stopped showing … Continue reading

August 25, 2018 · Leave a comment

Cisco Small Business Networking and Power Outages

So if you ever find yourself with a Cisco Aironet 1142 wireless access point that does not pass DHCP info to wireless clients, check your port security first where the … Continue reading

June 28, 2015 · Leave a comment

Wrestling with the Super Mini NVR

I’m not especially handy in terms of plumbing, heating or carpentry, but I like to think I can figure out anything that is inside of or connects to a computer. … Continue reading

December 28, 2014 · 14 Comments

Raising kids is hard (I screwed up today)

My son is incredibly smart, funny and kind, but he is socially awkward. He doesn’t get a lot of friends coming to the door or calling on the phone, and … Continue reading

September 14, 2014 · Leave a comment



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