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    Tech Tuesday: RVers Stay Connected with Satellite Internet

    Last week Mom forwarded an email from a member of her local genealogical association which was interesting itself, but I was really taken with the tagline from the sender:
    Home is where I hang my @
    To see exactly where that is today, view the map at:
    [I deleted her user number, here]
    The link took me to a map showing internet satellite dishes registered to different owners. How cool is that?

    Now, this could be a little creepy from a security/Big Brother-point of view, but it is very "geek-cool" from the idea of staying in touch. I followed along to the main website of and found that the site provides location mapping for users of the Motosat Datastorm, particularly targeting RV users.

    Just think, internet connections and tracking virtually anywhere. It is like a giant GPS/satellite address book. What would our ancestors have thought of this? No more lost wagon trains.

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