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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 […]

What is Airband (Aviation Band) on a Radio?

This has become a popular question with our new CC Skywave™. According to Wikipedia, Airband, also referred to as Aircraft or Aviation band, is a group of frequencies in the VHF radio spectrum that are allocated to civil aviation radio communications. VHF is a short range, line of site transmission. Our radio covers 118 – 137MHz […]

Consumer Electronics Show 2015

For the past several days, you’ve probably been reading, watching and hearing about all the latest, greatest stuff at CES. For the first time in at least 20 years, C. Crane was not in attendance as an attendee or an exhibitor. When you’re a small company like ours it’s tough to justify the expense of […]

C. Crane’s Been Busy!

C. Crane took a short blogging break to work on exciting new radio and audio projects. We sure do feel like hard working elves in our tech shop but the work pays off. Here’s a look at what we’ve been up too. The new WiFi Internet Radio; the CC WiFi 2 was released in October. […]

Flashback Friday- Old Time Radio

Do you remember listening to your favorite radio shows on a radio, like this one below, in the “good ol’ days”? Old Time Radio shows still play an important role for many of us radio fans. Did you know that Old Time Radio shows are still available on Internet radio? Internet Radios host many stations […]

C. Crane’s 30 Year Anniversary- 30 Days of Giveaways, Day 28!

Congratulations to Friday’s winner Steve Yoth for winning the CC SW Pocket AM/FM/SW Radio, Dan C for winning the Power Vivid® BR40 LED Light Bulb (Cool White) and Dennis Whitehead for winning the GeoBulb®-II LED Light Bulb True Color. Congratulations to Saturday’s winner Sam Stewart for winning the CCRadio-EP AM/FM Radio w/ Lighted Needle & […]

C. Crane’s 30 Year Anniversary- 30 Days of Giveaways, Day 27!

Today’s Blog Topic is: What’s one of the strangest things you’ve ever done? Today’s giveaways are the Senta-40 Wooden Headphones w/ Carry Case & Detachable Fabric Cord, the GeoBulb® Under Cabinet Light Bar II (Cool White) and the GeoBulb®-II LED Light Bulb True Color. To participate all you have to do is leave a comment […]

C. Crane’s 30 Year Anniversary- 30 Days of Giveaways, Day 23!

Thank you all for the comments, they are very entertaining! Congratulations to yesterday ‘s winners Carey Gilpin for winning the CCRadio-SW AM/FM Shortwave Radio, L. W. for winning the GeoBulb®-3 LED Light Bulb (Warm White) and Greg Becher for winning the GeoBulb®-II LED Light Bulb True Color. Today’s Blog Topic is: What’s for dinner tonight? […]

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