Monthly Archives: November 2011

New Toy + Starting a Project [1937 GE F-135]

I picked up a very nice 1937/1938 General Electric model F-135 radio from Craigslist a few weeks ago, and have been starting to dig into it. It’s one of the highest end radios they produced that year for the 1937 … Continue reading

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Don’t Let Congress Destroy the Internet

I tend to stay away from political commentary on my blog, but this is too important not to talk about. The PROTECT IP act currently the subject of hearings in Washington, D.C. is set up for a fast-track to pass. … Continue reading

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Antique Radio in “House” Season 8 Episode 5

In “House”, Season 8 Episode 5 (aired 11/7), we can see that the good Doctor has a 1937 Philco 37-620 Radiobar in his office. Unclear whether or not it has the original glassware. I’d love to have one of these … Continue reading

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Firestone 4-B-31 “Roamer” Car Radio [In Progress]

Just a short update to show what I’m working on right now. Other priorities have gotten in the way of actually updating this site over the last week, but things are still going on in the background! One project up … Continue reading

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Why I’m excited about the Raspberry Pi [$25 Linux PC]

I generally write about radios and older projects here, but I do in fact work on a lot of other projects as well. This one is pretty interesting, a new and intriguing product that stands a very solid chance at … Continue reading

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Google just killed Google Reader – and they don’t even understand why.

Yesterday, Google officially rolled out the “much anticipated” (by them, perhaps) revisions to Google Reader which removed most of its compelling functionality and added integration with their social network Google+. We hope you’ll like the new Reader (and Google+) as … Continue reading

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