Cale Mooth


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There are a number of forum posts that focus on a firmware error thrown by older Macs, from PowerBook G3 laptops to some of the early iMacs and G3 t..

What's the goal? Amateur Radio license changes

The ARRL appears to be embarking on a campaign to provide more spectrum access to Technician Class Hams. (It's impossible to find any mention of th..

First Things First Manifesto

The First Things First design manifesto was a defining document in the design world in the 1960s, so much so that it's been refreshed over the years..

Apple Dashboard and how Widgets nearly ruled the world

The OS X Dashboard death knell has been tolling for some time, but it was once a premier space for front-end devs to show off. This post is a look ..

Product Management: Any Given Day

Product Management is sometimes viewed as a nebulous role. Even among PMs there's both great mystery and interest in each other's process, routine,..

APRS beacon with Uputronics GPS Board and a Raspberry Pi 3

This is a detailed, step-by-step guide to using an Uputronics GPS board as the main component of a Pi based APRS position beacon. This project is ve..

The antenna on Rocky Top

During homecoming weekend at UTK, KM4BAN and I had an opportunity to take a tour of one of the most unique shacks in amateur radio. The University ..

Sabbatical: First Aurora at High Level

Previous: Part 3 Thunderstorms at Jackfish Lake in Saskatchewan Part 4 From Jackfish Lake in the Battlefords, I was off to High Level via Edmonton..

Sabbatical: Thunderstorms at Jackfish Lake in Saskatchewan

Previous: Part 2 Family in Minnesota and crossing the Canadian border Part 3 Once in Canada, the Tahoe was immediately switched over to Metric mod..

Sabbatical: Family in Minnesota and crossing the Canadian border

Previous: Part 1 Background, preparation, and hitting the road Part 2 Mile 1146: Spirit Lake The drive to Minnesota was largely flat and uneventf..