Category Archives: Tech

Rich’s Geek Cave – iGrill mini [VIDEO]


Time for another trip down into my Geek Cave! I got a new toy from the wife for Father’s Day: an iGrill mini from iDevices! With it, I can keep an eye on my grilling goodies, without having to stand next to the grill, because it’s wireless!

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Ham Radio: Not Just for The Zombie Apocalypse. We Can Find Pot Growers Too


As a Ham Radio operator, I get strange looks sometimes, because I like to play with radios in the age of the Internet. But I usually joke how you want to be my friend when the zombie apocalypse happens because you want to know whats going on with the rest of the world. Well now, if you want find a pot grower, you really want to be my friend.  Read the rest of this entry

Rich’s Geek Cave – Building a 6 Meter Dipole Antenna for Ham Radio [VIDEO]


One of the things that I feel makes me a geek is that I am a Ham Radio or Amateur Radio operator. I have been licensed for a little over 20 years now. And one of the things I like to do is build and play with antennas. So I’m showing off an antenna I have been building for the 6 Meter band. (more…)

Tech Tuesday – Netflix Paid Comcast for Faster Speeds


I’m back on my high “cyber-horse” after seeing just how much Comcast cares for that whole Net Neutrality thing. If you were wondering how much, it’s zero fucks. Read the rest of this entry

NASA’s Orb1 Launch Visible in Albany


It’s not everyday you get to be able to see a rocket launch in the Capital Region. But according to NASA, we’ll have a chance to catch a glimpse of the launch. You can also watch it live on NASA TV and online at 1:07pm Eastern. Read the rest of this entry