Holmdel Antenna Horn – helping prove the “Big Bang”

Holmdel Antenna Horn - helping prove the
Working in Middletown, NJ , I had read about the old Bell Labs (now Alcatel – Lucent)  was located in nearby in Holmdel, and also here in Holmdel is the famous Holmdel Antenna Horn, a piece of scientific equipment about the size of a small rotating barn , that was originally intended for microwave satellite research but unwittingly  turned ...

Skylands Sprint Triathlon 2014

Skylands Sprint Triathlon 2014
Today a group of friends and myself took part in the 28th annual Skylands Sprint Triathlon held at the Spruce Run Park in Clinton , NJ. This was my first attempt at this race, this year’s event had two race(s0 an Olympic and sprint distance triathlons, as well a aquavelo and duoathlon, something for everyone..  This would ...

Asbury Park TriRock 2014 Race & Photos

Asbury Park TriRock 2014 Race & Photos
This past weekend a group of friends and I took part in the second annual Asbury Park TriRock triathlon.  The race, part of the  National TriRock series was held this weekend at Asbury Park, NJ. We entered the race in the team relay division fielding two teams Team Earth,Wind, and Fire; and Team Splash, Flash, and Dash in ...

2014 West Point Triathlon Report & Photos

2014 West Point Triathlon Report & Photos
This past weekend I took part in the 2014 edition (25th Annual)  West Point sprint triathlon.  Its popular local triathlon held at Camp Buckner, in West Point NY , just a short distance from the Military Academy campus. The race itself is a  sprint triathlon, Its a  800m swim, 14mile bike and 5k run. Pre-Race The ...

What a Shot , Sports Photography 1

What a Shot , Sports Photography
Sports and photography brings together two of my favorite hobbies, I’m a big fan of sports/action photography, for me there something pretty neat about stopping time and capturing the action , intensity and drama that is sports and action events. So it was nice to see this CNN  collage of recent sports photos from this last week ...

Review Toyota Camry Car Radio Navigation Head Unit 5

Review  Toyota Camry Car Radio Navigation Head Unit
Car radio upgrade for Camry 2007 – 2011 … Looking for a great car radio upgrade for your Toyota Camry 2007-20111? Consider a generic (aka Chinese “un-branded”) Windows CE car Radio + Navigation unit. Before you roll your eyes and think not another cheap car radio, think again and for the price between $150 to  $300 ...

Brooklyn Bridge 1km Swim 7

Brooklyn Bridge 1km Swim
This year I took part in another of NYCSwim harbor swims. Last  year I did the Statue of Liberty Swim , and this year I wanted to change it up and try the Brooklyn Bridge 1km swim across the East River under/around the Brooklyn Bridge. NYCSwim  changed the direction this year , last year the swim ...