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Forum: Electronics   05-09-2010
Replies: 11
Views: 2,184
Posted By rljend
I see the 3220 is now a discontinued product. My...

I see the 3220 is now a discontinued product. My antenna upgrade is questionable - when the tide is out, the boat frequently drops the connection, so now I'm considering the EOC 2610/1650 or...
Forum: Electronics   05-08-2010
Replies: 11
Views: 2,184
Posted By rljend
Purchased this camera - AirLink 101 SkyIPCam777W...

Purchased this camera - AirLink 101 SkyIPCam777W Wireless Infrared Motion MPEG4 Night Vision Network Camera w/Pan & Tilt Control, Microphone Airlink AICN777W...
Forum: Electronics   05-08-2010
Replies: 11
Views: 2,184
Posted By rljend
The "zoom" feature is apparently a digital...

The "zoom" feature is apparently a digital enhancement created by IE and ActiveX. When I inquired as to why I wasn't receiving a picture, I was informed that IE v8 does not work with these cameras. ...
Forum: Electronics   05-06-2010
Replies: 11
Views: 2,184
Posted By rljend
I've also thought about using a weather proof...

I've also thought about using a weather proof housing, but since the boat is close to the house, I'll probably just install a camera inside the patio for overall monitoring. I haven't received the...
Forum: Electronics   05-02-2010
Replies: 11
Views: 2,184
Posted By rljend
Thumbs up Just the information I was looking for! Thanks. ...

Just the information I was looking for! Thanks.

I noticed that the 777w has GPIO, but not sure how I'd hook it up to a bilge switch, so I'm considering the 500w for bilge monitoring and the 777w...
Forum: Electronics   05-01-2010
Replies: 11
Views: 2,184
Posted By rljend
Security camera help

During summer months I plan to leave my boat at the dock behind my home, unattended, for several months. I would like to install a wireless, internet connected, camera that will allow me to monitor...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   08-31-2007
Replies: 7
Views: 3,263
Posted By rljend
WP30/32 belts

The unit starts to act radically when the belt goes bad. Have you changed it out within the last 3 years?

My greatest concern is finding a source for a replacement belt. It's a Dayco and they...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   08-16-2007
Replies: 91
  Skype
Views: 8,045
Posted By rljend
canantenna

True..... but better results have been with coffee and chili cans, however, other life priorities made the $50 a bargain. For those who would rather roll their own canantenna -...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   08-15-2007
Replies: 91
  Skype
Views: 8,045
Posted By rljend
Haven't tried it on board yet, but from inside my...

Haven't tried it on board yet, but from inside my home, I'm able to recognize at least 5 additional connections to the south of me whereas, with my laptop antenna, I'm able to see only my own router.
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   08-15-2007
Replies: 91
  Skype
Views: 8,045
Posted By rljend
I've used Skype/wifi from the Bahamas and was...

I've used Skype/wifi from the Bahamas and was very impressed with the call quality and price. Calls to a US land line cost about .02/min and I believe there was a .30-.40 connection fee which is...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   08-13-2007
Replies: 13
Views: 4,770
Posted By rljend
Orca has been our "GoodOldBoat" since '84 and is...

Orca has been our "GoodOldBoat" since '84 and is number 7 out of 10 Alden Zephyrs built. The cover photo was taken about '05 in the Exumas and, although we're subscribers, it was Photoshopped.
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Forum: Gear & Maintenance   08-11-2007
Replies: 13
Views: 4,770
Posted By rljend
sun protection screening

This sun screening product from Home Depot - ...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   08-11-2007
Replies: 8
Views: 836
Posted By rljend
Engine cooling may be accomplished as previously...

Engine cooling may be accomplished as previously described, but don't forget that your cutlass bearing requires water lubrication if the shaft is turning.
Forum: Seamanship & Navigation   07-23-2007
Replies: 25
Views: 2,123
Posted By rljend
Seas to 8' broad reaching or 3-4' close hauled. ...

Seas to 8' broad reaching or 3-4' close hauled. Divide by 2 if your spouse is aboard.:)
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   07-23-2007
Replies: 6
  Exumas
Views: 1,001
Posted By rljend
Bahamas internet

Last year dial up service could be had at Scorpios and Lorain's in Black Point. Ocean Cabin and I think the Yacht Club in Little Farmer's and Staniel Cay YC had access. In Nassau there are several...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   07-23-2007
Replies: 16
Views: 2,020
Posted By rljend
Be sure to check that connection with a VOM set...

Be sure to check that connection with a VOM set to VOLTS & not OHMS! Voltage running through an ohm meter will likely kill it. Your solenoid/relay switch to the starter should only show 12v to the...
Forum: Gear & Maintenance   07-17-2007
Replies: 10
Views: 1,963
Posted By rljend
Pine Island

None that I've read, but I've always associated Randy with Sanibel.. I could be wrong. My prefered resident celeb of PI is John Mooney. John Mooney (http://www.johnmooneylive.com/music/)

His...
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   07-17-2007
Replies: 6
  Exumas
Views: 1,001
Posted By rljend
Good snorleling is easily found around just about...

Good snorleling is easily found around just about any shallow reef. Check the sound side of the Cays, weather permiting. We like the beaches outside of the "pond" at Normans, Pipe Creek, and Darby....
Forum: Cruising & Liveaboard Forum   07-13-2007
Replies: 25
Views: 2,877
Posted By rljend
Hasn't anyone heard of C&BP's "Local Boaters...

Hasn't anyone heard of C&BP's "Local Boaters Option"? Prior to going to the Bahamas this year, we took our passports and boat papers to the Customs office at the local airport and after filling out...
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