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Share the LOVE on Mother’s Day

She loved you first and now it’s your turn to let her know how much you appreciate her. Mother’s Day is just around the corner, and we know how hard it can be to find something that is not only meaningful but also actually gets used. Below are our top picks for this year: CCRadio-2E […]

Respect the Earth!

More than 20 Million people and thousands of local schools and communities participated in the first Earth Day which took place on April 22, 1970. Celebrated in over 192 countries each year, it is one of the most widely acknowledged environmental events across the globe dedicated to increasing awareness about the Earth. Today, more than […]

Off the Grid Living at its Finest

One of the things we’ve found about being in a rural, remote location with service limitations is that there is a lot of interest in “off the grid” living. Sometimes this is by choice for sustainability or a desire to be independent of public resources, other times, it’s out of necessity due to financial or […]

Are You a True Baseball Fan?

If you’re a “true” baseball fan then you know Spring Training has begun and you’re excited to see your favorite team back on the field or hear about it on the radio and you’re counting down the days until regular season play. Perhaps your love for the game came about on your own backyard ball […]

How to Prepare for a Disaster

We all know a natural or man-made disaster could strike at any moment, yet most of us don’t do the things that are necessary to be prepared in the event something does happen. This past year has been chock-full of disasters that in many cases have resulted in areas that are still without basic services […]

Solutions for the Sleepless

We’ve all been there. It’s bed time and you look at the clock and 15 minutes have passed but you’re still wide awake. Tick-tock, tick- tock, you look at the clock again…..10 minutes have passed and you’re no closer to sleep. Now you’re getting frustrated and anxious. You need to fall asleep and the more […]

A Hacker’s Guide to Alexa

Another meaning of “hacking” is to “clear a path”. In this case I want Alexa to perform the way I want. I warn you I’m the guy who disabled the annoying “Bixby” button on my S8 android phone by gluing it down with two small dabs of clear silicone. This glue can be removed in […]

A Quick Way to Start Listening to SSB

Single Sideband is a comparatively unknown, interesting and important radio format that takes a special radio for listening and a little time to learn. If we start an hour after sunset, on a weekend, it is easier to pick up your first station. Attach and stretch out your portable shortwave antenna to the CC Skywave […]

12 Days of Give Aways!

Today’s giveaway: $150 Gift Certificate for C. Crane Merchandise For a chance to win, all you have to do is comment on today’s question. Today’s question: What is your favorite unique or local holiday tradition? Congratulations richard t on winning this day’s give away! Thank you to everyone who participated we love reading everyone’s responses.  The winner […]

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