Category Archives: How To Guides

Here you will find how to guides either video links from my YouTube VLog site or just hand writen

How to fix a Baofeng UV-5R that stops receiving after CHIRP file is uploaded

How to fix a Baofeng UV-5R that stops receiving after CHIRP file is uploaded The Baofeng UV-5R is an extremely versatile and inexpensive dual band handheld radio, which makes it one of the most popular and biggest selling transceivers around … Continue reading

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Simple ZFS Mirrored file system…

Introduction: In this blog post we are going to create a Mirrored file system using ZFS. We are going to use 5 Disks, 4 for data and 1 as a hot spare. The disks will be 200GB with a combined … Continue reading

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Simple and useful asterisk commands…

Below i am going to document some simple and very useful commands for asterisk. These commands will help you gather important information that can help you diagnose an asterisk based system. First enter the asterisk console: asterisk -vvvvvvvvvr Global Commands … Continue reading

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Using Asterisk as a Proxy/LCR System..

Introduction. This post is going to briefly cover how to use asterisk to be a proxy between an old ISDN System and a SIP Trunk. This example also shows how to modify the dialed number to add in the area … Continue reading

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Solar Power Project: Part 1, The Batteries…

Introduction When choosing to have solarĀ PanelsĀ  you can either plug the 12 volt ends in to your 12 volt application and have it run while the sun is out or, direct the power in to a battery bank, for using … Continue reading

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