Author Archives: mickvaites
After swatting hard, I passed my Intermediate earlier this month. A big shout out to Francis M0UKF, Lance 2E0YLD and the rest of the guys at https://www.oarc.uk (Online Amateur Radio Community M0OUK). These guys run a cracking Intermediate course. Just be prepared … Continue reading
After nearly 30 years thinking about this, and then after a concerted effort about 20 years ago; I finally took the plunge and undertook the Foundation License. Now I’m working towards my Intermediate, so fingers crossed. With the training and … Continue reading
Having finally built LEGO batman cave, the release of LEGO Ideas Steamboat Willie, meant I need to build this too. And just in case you need a link to the original cartoon …
Having had this LEGO set, of the original DC Comics Bat Cave, for nearly two years. I finally found space to display it and so decided get it built. There are three stuctures to build; Wayne manor study, and entry … Continue reading
I was introduced to ‘blink‘ and the Arduino ecosystem a few years ago, by a friend who was, at that time, building an engine management system for his kit car. Since then he’s moved on to building a car in … Continue reading
For most versions of OSX and macOS I have found the following works sudo killall -HUP mDNSResponder I have seen notes to indicate that dnscacheutil -flushcache or discoveryutil udnsflushcaches are needed for Yosemite and older versions. Thanks to: https://help.dreamhost.com/hc/en-us/articles/214981288-Flushing-your-DNS-cache-in-Mac-OS-X-and-Linux amongst other sites.
If you have ever struggled with Ubuntu Server and the /boot/partition being filled up as a result of ‘apt upgrades’ then I’m with you. For me until recently the process I use is as follows: sudo apt updatesudo apt autoremovesudo apt upgrade -y … Continue reading