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by gerty
Wed Mar 16, 2016 9:15 am
Forum: Computer Programming
Topic: Forgot Login password to Windows 8.1
Replies: 7
Views: 2431

Re: Forgot Login password to Windows 8.1

Did you add a second user with Admin rights and a password only you know?
Doing that will allow you to reset instead of reload next time..
by gerty
Tue Mar 15, 2016 9:12 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: need help to find a led display..
Replies: 5
Views: 1341

Re: need help to find a led display..

They have them in red, green, yellow.https://www.sparkfun.com/products/9481
$2.50 ea.. edit : Whoops! just noticed size requirement!!
by gerty
Thu Feb 25, 2016 1:00 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: almost 10 days and no activity here... sad.....
Replies: 17
Views: 2729

Re: almost 10 days and no activity here... sad.....

[quote="haklesup"]Shhh, you'll scare off the newbies


:roll: if it's post volume you want, Bring back Chris Smith[/quote]

That man could argue !!
by gerty
Thu Feb 25, 2016 12:55 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Old dog needs a few new tricks.
Replies: 9
Views: 1409

Re: Old dog needs a few new tricks.

Are you planning on just one type/model year of vehicle? they vary from year to year and many different types. another thing to consider, if the vehicle is remote equipped a small signal to the vehicles ECU will lock the doors for you.
Mid TN here...
by gerty
Thu Feb 25, 2016 12:47 pm
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Hot Button!
Replies: 12
Views: 1881

Re: Hot Button!

The way I look at it is what do we want more? Give a safe haven to terrorists, with a known safe place to hide whatever it is the govt. thinks is on the phone. Or give up some personal space that really didn't exist a few years ago. My opinion... If I have something to hide I'm not going to leave it...
by gerty
Wed Nov 18, 2015 8:43 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Uniden Bearcat 350c help
Replies: 5
Views: 1517

Re: Uniden Bearcat 350c help

The place I go to for rf info is http://www.radioreference.com
They have a section (forums) just for Uniden scanners, I also program Motorola and Vertex radios, they have sections for them as well.
by gerty
Wed Nov 18, 2015 8:03 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Uniden Bearcat 350c help
Replies: 5
Views: 1517

Re: Uniden Bearcat 350c help

Found a place that had schematics...But not yours...http://w5jgv.com/downloads/Bearcat/
Maybe it'll help..
by gerty
Thu Nov 12, 2015 7:35 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Ma Bell's recordings..
Replies: 24
Views: 4197

Re: Ma Bell's recordings..

[quote]i especially hate cell calls, they sound quality is horrible, i have to strain to understand what most people are saying.. and forget it if someone has a high voice. i have a friend that has a high grainy voice, and it is almost impossible to understand her in person..lol [/quote] I have 2 fr...
by gerty
Tue Oct 13, 2015 11:13 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Verve 2
Replies: 5
Views: 1226

Re: Verve 2

This is the closest thing I could find for a price. http://www.gizmag.com/verve2-project-maker/33560/
They had a gofundme account and reached their goal in less than 24 hrs!
For a $120 pledge you can get a "complete" kit. No other info (production date/price) that I could find.
by gerty
Tue Oct 13, 2015 10:47 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Self entertaining, entertainment system!
Replies: 16
Views: 2311

Re: Self entertaining, entertainment system!

Is it still acting up ? You don't, by any chance have a cat that jumps up on the coffee table, do you?
by gerty
Tue Sep 22, 2015 8:04 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: another new site.. interesting..
Replies: 7
Views: 1481

Re: another new site.. interesting..

[quote="dacflyer"]came across another site.. anyone else know about it ?

[url]http://forum.allaboutcircuits.com/[/url]

might strike up some new interest.[/quote]


I've been a member there since '07. I like it, plenty of activity. Lots of very knowledgeable people there...
by gerty
Fri Sep 18, 2015 6:39 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Ear buds and sliding boards
Replies: 14
Views: 2679

Re: Ear buds and sliding boards

If you watch a school bus pull into a parking lot or turn onto another road that is slightly elevated from the one they're on you should see the chain drag. If you look at the back, bottom of a bus you'll see (on most of them) that the rear tapers up so that it doesn't drag the ground. That's when t...
by gerty
Thu Sep 17, 2015 9:09 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Automotive Wiring Color Code Question
Replies: 5
Views: 887

Re: Automotive Wiring Color Code Question

Carrier Air Conditioning learned a valuable lesson many years ago. What they used to do was buy all yellow wire. They would then send it through an "Inking Machine". That was a series of motorized pulleys that drug the wire around some pulleys that were half submerged in different colored ink. The p...
by gerty
Thu Sep 17, 2015 8:50 am
Forum: General Discussion
Topic: Ear buds and sliding boards
Replies: 14
Views: 2679

Re: Ear buds and sliding boards

[quote] I see no such chains around here[/quote] Where I used to work, before they closed down, Carrier Air Conditioning. We had a million square foot plant, concrete floors, and every fork truck had a chain dragging on the floor. It was usually only about 4 links long. But if it wasn't there and yo...
by gerty
Wed Jul 15, 2015 7:21 am
Forum: Computer Programming
Topic: xp and win7 oddity
Replies: 11
Views: 3415

Re: xp and win7 oddity

I have an old Dell laptop (win 2k) and sometimes the cursor heads up to the top right corner. You can drag it down, but as soon as you lift your finger off the mouse/touchpad it goes back to the top. I use the 'puter for programming 2 way radios exclusively, and it's never been connected to the inte...