Billy B Barnes

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China now has an Amazon Echo-like device called the 'LingLong DingDong'

Some analysts expect the Chinese smart home market to be a $22 billion a year business by as soon as 2018. With growth like that, it’d be a clear win for companies like Google and Amazon, who’d love to get their digital assistant-equipped smart speakers into the hands of (potentially) over a …

Smart Homes

Neither side backing down in Cards vs. Cubs

ST. LOUIS -- It's a rivalry that brought us the Sandberg Game, Brock-for-Broglio and a larger-than-life home run chase; one that has shared Harry …

Baseball

PL-259 vs Type N Connector on 430 MHz

A test and comparison of real attenuation of N-type connectors and PL-259 connectors on UHF bands, domonstrating that connectors are almost …

A Beginner's Guide to White Balance

Getting your first serious camera is an exciting moment. So much to learn, so many buttons and dials to understand, complex menu systems to decipher, …

Don't Dump Your Old iPhone, Use It For Permanent Media And GPS Instead

If you update your gadgets as much as I do, you probably have a small collection of older devices with low resale value lying around. Don’t toss them …

My Homemade Radio Station:

30m WSPR transceiver kit • AmateurRadio.com

By now, you probably realise that I just love WSPR. With quite simple equipment it is possible to be decoded across the planet consistently with real …