New Hams (Amateur Radio)

I come across and get asked about what to do next. You have studied hard and passed the Amateur Radio test for technician. What do I do next? This was a question I had about 30 years ago. When I passed my test and became a licensed tech in amateur radio. After the test, no…

Public Panic

Everyone has seen it on the news and in real life lately, and that is the food panic of 2020. People act like there will never be anymore food ever. So they stock up on stuff that they normally would not stock up on. It is called “Herd Mentality”. One person will be someone starting…

Pi Hole: Block unwanted Sites

I came across this program about a month ago. Naturally, I had to try it out. So I install this very interesting program onto my Ubuntu home server and directed my Ubiquiti router to route all DNS traffic to my server. To my surprise, everything worked and unwanted traffic was blocked before it hit my…

Plex Media Server

I have a Plex Media server running on Ubuntu in my home and have been running it for 2 years now. I was on a journey to find a program that would index and stream my media library, and Plex was everything that I needed and wanted in a media streamer. I liked it so…

TV Series: Living the Dream

I stumbled onto this show last night as it showed up on New to Britbox. So far, I have only watched the first two episodes of season one. There are two seasons on Britbox as of this writing. So let’s get into what I think about this show so far. This show is about a…

Witcher 3

I have been a fan of the Witcher games from CD Projekt Red for some time now. I purchased Witcher 3 after playing Witcher 2 on Linux but I could not get Witcher 3 to work quite well on Linux. After Steam introduced Proton 5.0, I was able to once again play the game that…