Have you ever wanted to access a home computer or server but you didn’t know your IP address? That’s probably because your IP address is dynamic and changes periodically. So how do you find out what your IP address is? If you’re on your home network, then it’s easy by using any number of websites whose sole purpose is to tell you what your IP address is, for example www.whatsmyip.org. But what if you’re away from home and your IP address changes? Again, there are services to help you with this, but in this article, I’m going to show you how to easily setup your own service.
My father-in-law is the original owner of this 1965 Fisher Ambassador VII stereo console. Unfortunately, it stopped working many years ago, long before I met my wife, and it has sat idle ever since. A few months ago, he asked me if I could get it working before Christmas. Not one to turn away from a challenge, I embraced this project and was successful.
I’ve been using a DeLorme InReach Explorer for a couple years. It’s a basic GPS unit but offers text messaging via an Iridium Satelite account as well as a SOS feature. This gives me great peace of mind when I’m out in the wild.
Up until recently, I’ve mounted the device in my vehichle using a Powered inVehicle RAM Mount. This is a great product and convenient way to mount the GPS unit in my vehicle. However, I’ve always had two problems with it, which I recently solved. Continue reading to learn more.