August 2017




FOOD FOR THOUGHT: Sun worshippers

I’ve been meaning to write this for a while. It figures that I would put it off until the actual day of the solar eclipse. Everything on earth is solar powered. It’s not just calculators and…







Should you replace flat antenna wire?

If the antenna on your roof is older than 40 years then it probably uses flat wire that you haven’t seen anywhere else. This 300-ohm “twin-lead” cable was all the rage in the 1950s as it…


So why do they call it “4K” TV anyway?

Actually, they’d rather you call it “Ultra HD.” The people who make 4K televisions approved that term about five years ago and ever since, most TV makers have desperately hoped you would use it. And let’s be honest,…