Step by step

Yesterday we set up our 135 Watt solar panels, and had our satellite internet installed. (So we'll be able to post more often instead of waiting to go into town for an internet connection.) At the moment we are running the sat, wifi and  notebooks on the generator. Only one of the solar panel is... Continue Reading →

Rural Communications

Part of the excitement and challenge of living surrounded by mountains, and being off-the-grid is finding the right equipment for communication purposes. We are able to get good shortwave, and moderately good AM/FM reception, but not the best. So after searching the internet we came across a company called RadioLabs in Fortuna CA who sold... Continue Reading →

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