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Superyacht Radio New Competitor

The New Radio from Entel, could be the perfect Superyacht Radio. Expecting the best from all areas of life is something that owners of Superyachts expect, and demand. This not only encompasses yacht decor and culinary standards, but also the more subtle things too. There are literally thousands of radio Read more…

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Tips for Replacing Car Brake Pads

Tips for Replacing Car Brake Pads My car recently failed its annual MOT inspection on worn front brake pads. Being an experienced engineer, and having even taught GCSE Motor Vehicle studies, I decided to do the work myself. The first issue was getting the locking wheel nuts off, as the Read more…

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Flying Transmitters – Part 1

Increasing radio coverage range Radio communications at frequencies above 30 Mhz normally travel between transmitter and receiver, in what is known as ‘line of sight’. In other words they don’t bounce off the atmospheric layers, or the ground, as they can do below 30 Mhz. You may have noticed that Read more…

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Zigbee

Zigbee Developed by Zigbee Alliance IEEE 802.15.4 based specification High level communication protocols Used to create Personal Area Networks (PAN) Uses small low power digital radios Typically used for home automation, medical device data collection, other projects requiring low power & low bandwidth Conceived in 1995, standardised in 2003, revised Read more…

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Washing Machine Repair Fault Finding

Washing Machine Repair Fault Finding Last Sunday while our Washing Machine was going through its washing cycle, the electrics tripped. The first thing I tried was to reset the RCD, but it would not reset. This was because a ‘leakage’ fault between the ‘line’ wire and the earth connection still Read more…

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Satellite Dish Installation Tips

Satellite Dish Installation Tips Installing a satellite dish at your home or business premises is not as difficult than you might think. This article is focused on installation of satellite dishes receiving television signals from Geostationary Satellites. Satellite System Components To receive television signals from a satellite, you will need:- Read more…

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MQTT

What is MQTT Used For in IOT? MQTT is short for MQ Telemetry Transport, and is a messaging protocol used in the Internet Of Things (IOT) systems. It is very simple and lightweight messaging protocol, designed for devices with limited processing power and low-bandwidth, high-latency or unreliable networks. MQTT was Read more…