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by ShutterDown
Wed Sep 07, 2005 3:06 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Anyone remember those 8-to-12 ft. backyard satellite dis
Replies: 24
Views: 3223

Anyone remember those 8-to-12 ft. backyard satellite dis

I can't remember how many years ago it was, but there was a time when all the electronic hobby magazines (all gone now, except for Nuts & Volts) devoted many of their covers to building or buying your own satellite dish.<p>I remember feeling very excited by this new electronic wonder! An economy sys...
by ShutterDown
Sat Aug 06, 2005 8:21 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Can I get this type of RG6 Coax?
Replies: 5
Views: 1134

Re: Can I get this type of RG6 Coax?

Thank you very much Robert and cato!<p>Many years ago I decided to run coax throughout my parent's home. They were going pay someone a small fortune to do the job. Since everything electronic or electrical sent me into spasms of joy I read several books about using coax, splitters, directional taps,...
by ShutterDown
Fri Aug 05, 2005 5:22 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Can I get this type of RG6 Coax?
Replies: 5
Views: 1134

Can I get this type of RG6 Coax?

I've been lucky, until now. Whenever I had to run long lengths of RG59 or RG6 coax I could always use some kind of clip, strap, or clamp to hold the cable in place.<p>The problem I have now is running a long length of coax with no obvious structure to support the cable. I remember seeing a quad shie...
by ShutterDown
Mon Jul 18, 2005 8:50 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Controlling Blower Motor Speed Remotely
Replies: 4
Views: 1439

Controlling Blower Motor Speed Remotely

I've got a couple of fans (catalog calls them blowers) that are essentially large versions of the box style fans that cool the innards of PCs and many other devices. They are rated at 340 CFM, 0.85 AMPs, 120 VAC.<p>These units are compact and incredibly powerful. I'd like to control the speed of the...