Sitt’n Time

Welcome! Sometimes a fellow needs to just kick back and think about things for a bit.  So grab a cold one, or perhaps a nice mug of joe, and join me as I share my inane musings about whatever strikes my fancy.  Join me for some sitt’n time.

How to update a Uniden BDC436HP scanner using a Mac

IMG_7965The full title of this post should really be something like “How to update a Uniden BDC436 scanner using a Mac and run the Windows Sentinel software WITHOUT running Windows on
your Mac.”  Last year I bought a Uniden BCD436HP scanner figuring there’d be all kinds of interesting things to listen to here in NYC.  Guys need gadgets, and this is a very cool one that could keep you busy for quite a while.  It can pick up aircraft, police, fire, business, utility companies, etc., etc.

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Mackie HR624 Repair

Mackie HR624
Mackie HR624

I love my Mackie HR624 monitors.  Let’s face it, guys need speakers.  Bi-amplified with 40w for the tweeter, 100w for the woofer, a passive radiator, selectable equalization for various speaker placements, phase correction, extremely flat response…what’s not to love?  

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Musings on web ads

I’m sitting on the deck enjoying a cold glass of margarita mix that some good friends brought.  It’s a gorgeous summer evening and the kids are all playing on the lawn.  This stuff is surprisingly potent.  Anyway I’m sitting and thinking about Adsense and other online advertising programs.  There is an Adsense ad to the right of this post.  I put it on to help defray hosting costs (though it brings in pennies per month…literally).  What is interesting however is that it is probably displaying something related to a site you’ve been looking at, or something you are interested in. 

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