Amateur Electronic Supply Goes Out of Business, Sold to Ham Radio Outlet

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This week’s news came as (sort of) a shock to the amateur radio hobby community. It turns out that Amateur Electronic Supply (AES) suddenly announced that they would be ceasing all business operations at the end of this month. Many hams were up in discussion about why, but it’s sort of obvious. We’ve just confirmed ….read more

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4 Awesome Cheap No-Contract Alternatives to Verizon Wireless

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Verizon Wireless is again raising some of their rates, but consumers still have several cell phone alternatives. We’ve got a list of some great budget alternatives to Verizon as well as some consumer tips. Don’t waste your money on overpriced cell phone plans anymore. Be a smart consumer and make informed purchases. There’s no doubt ….read more

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We Should Rethink Cell Phone While Driving Bans

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Are you one of a majority of Americans that regularly uses a cell phone while driving? Many lawmakers and media are citing misleading statistics about the effectiveness of texting/cell phone while driving bans. Advances in technology mean more potential life distractions, but distractions have always been around in our daily lives. Education seems to be ….read more

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More Turtles Hit Airplanes than Drones: Stop Baseless Fear and Ignorance

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There were 198 airplane-and-turtle collisions, since 1990, according to the federal government’s own databases. Science and statistics (the facts) suggest that there is a wave of baseless mass hysteria articles trying to scare people about drones bringing down airlines. Many experts will also point out that all of the “near miss” reports remain unconfirmed and ….read more

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Are Identity Theft Prevention Services Legit? What Can I Do To Keep My Identity Safe By Myself (For Free)?

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Tech Security: Identity theft can be a nightmare, especially if you don’t catch it early. There are numerous “protection” services out there, but many have misleading marketing campaigns, often promising to keep you safe from identity theft. The truth is that you’re better off doing what you can to prevent it in the first place. ….read more

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