Report on Pocatello ARC Eclipse Event Planning Meeting

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My wife (Natalie, KG7EEZ) and I (Joe, KF7NWA) attended the Eclipse Event Planning Meeting held at ISU by the Pocatello ARC last night. Here are the notes and observations I took. Eclipse Event Impacts The City is estimating a “realistic” 68,000 influx of people to the Pocatello area. Other organizations have estimated 3-5 million, but…

Help Keep Solar Affordable in Utah

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The Utah Public Service Commission is scheduled to hold a Public Witness Hearing (Net Metering 14-035-114) today, 09 August 2017 to discuss Investigation of the Costs and Benefits of PacifiCorp’s Net Metering Program (Docket No. 14-035-114). The following is an open-letter and submission of public witness comment to the Utah Public Service Commission. Please feel…

Song of the Day: Waiting For The End [LINKIN PARK COVER] feat. Linney

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Most of you probably don’t know this: back in the day, I was in the Advanced A Cappella Choir at Layton High School. I love percussion and songs with strong vocals. LINKIN PARK’s “Waiting for the End” is one such song – it has very strong percussion, clean vocals, and a monotone bassline that speaks…

Dell Schanze ‘banned’ from using Segways at Las Vegas Hotel

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Las Vegas, Nevada: According to a story which originally ran on KVVU-TV Fox 5 in Nevada, Dell Schanze and his wife recently ran into some trouble when they tried to stay at a Las Vegas hotel. According to a KVVU-TV article, the Schanze’s said they are unable to enjoy their vacation to celebrate their 25th wedding…

T-Mobile almost lost one of its most loyal customers today

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I’ve been with T-Mobile for a long time. How long? I had a VoiceStream-branded Nokia – that’s how long. Over the years, I put up with VoiceStream’s limited network – I didn’t need much because I was within their coverage 90% of the time. Since then I got married (and got a service line for…