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by brentcase
Mon Aug 16, 2010 6:26 pm
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: Amateur / Ham Radio Group?
Replies: 8
Views: 5114

For example: I would have loved to participate in the recent Sacramento area field day but based on the tech license I'm guessing I wouldn't have been able to talk on any of the bands except the 2 meter band right? If there were those with Extra or General Licenses in attendance and at the control ...
by brentcase
Sat May 23, 2009 10:03 am
Forum: Family Safety with Technology
Topic: Public DNS Servers
Replies: 28
Views: 38404

The IP address you manage is the Internet Service Providers' IP address assigned to your cable modem or DSL modem. Of course, no one plugs their cable modem directly into their computer right? Go ahead and create an account on Opendns and look around at the settings, filtering etc. It is awesome, wo...
by brentcase
Sat May 23, 2009 9:11 am
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: Amateur Radio and Emergency Communications
Replies: 141
Views: 54085

That is the same take we have in our Stake in the Carolina's (My stake/Ward is on the border of North and South). It isn't policy to purchase equipment but to rely on the volunteer amateur radio enthusiast to supply their own equipment and expertise. In an emergency in our hurricane prone area, of c...
by brentcase
Fri May 22, 2009 9:38 pm
Forum: General Discussions
Topic: Amateur Radio Emergency Antenna
Replies: 7
Views: 3299

Instead of installing equipment or antennas at our buildings, we use our car 2m mobile antenna's. (and use APRS!) Our Stake has plenty of repeaters and backup repeaters in the area that we will use that are reachable with HT and mobile radio's. In an emergency (after the hurricane in our case) We wi...
by brentcase
Fri May 22, 2009 7:36 pm
Forum: Family Safety with Technology
Topic: Public DNS Servers
Replies: 28
Views: 38404

For opendns.org you need to know the IP address of your router from your ISP. I personally pay the $5 extra from my ISP for a dedicated IP address. You will enter this as the IP address you want to manage. Then go the settings page and mouse over some of the multiple filters you can manage. You are ...

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