Returning to Amateur Radio

By | June 6, 2016

After a break of nearly 27 years off the air I decided a couple of months back that it might be fun to get back into Amateur Radio again…. So, asking around locally here (I live in New Caledonia) it seemed best option for buying a new rig was overseas. So I sprung for a Yaesu FT-450D which… Read More »

Creating Boot Disks the easy way

By | January 2, 2016

I recently blew away all my low power vm lab running XenServer 6.5 ( and ) and installed Vmware ESXi 6.0. Why I am not exactly sure but I just got bored with XenServer. Not that it’s doesn’t work or anything, in fact in my environment it did probably mostly everything I wanted. However I usually do this… Read More »

Windows 10 on the Dell XPS 27

By | December 18, 2015

If you’ve been putting this off because Dell say it’s not supported fear not. The only gotcha I have found is a simple one to fix. Two issues actually but they are related. I’d also suggest a clean install if you can. I tried an upgrade and while it worked I would not recommend it. The first problem… Read More »