Buster 1.1 for D-STAR on macOS


Buster is a macOS application for ham radio written by Jeremy McDermond, NH6Z. It lets you to connect to the D-STAR network without a radio. Hardware-wise, Buster works with the ThumbDV™ USB dongle on your local computer, or over a network-connected PiDV™ device (formerly DV3000). Last fall, Buster started to malfunction. Connections to many of […]

Lamy 2000 Rollerball Pen Review

Lamy 2000 Rollerball Pen

Lamy fountain pens are extremely popular and have a reputation for being smooth writers. But most of their designs are too lightweight and oddly shaped for my taste. One exception is the Lamy 2000. Its practical design and solid build are both qualities I love in a writing instrument. The rollerball version is about half […]

Playstation Vue a Mixed Bag

Debbi and I dropped our cable service in early 2015 and officially became cord cutters. We started with a TiVo Roamio for over the air programming. Soon after, we added SlingTV—DISH’s live TV streaming service—to get her cooking shows and my sports programming. As of this writing, SlingTV has an odd interface, and questionable customer service. […]