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Keep Metallic Balloons Inside
Keep Metallic Balloons Inside

Now that summer is here and the pandemic, it’s hoped, is mostly behind us, folks are trying to get back to a sense of normalcy. Part of that may be hosting belated graduation open houses, wedding receptions, garage sales and other private or community gatherings that may have been postponed or are back on the schedule.

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Extend Your Wired Network Easily with Power-line Communication

What is it? Power-line communication is a form of networking where existing ac-power cable ran in homes or buildings are used to also send data traffic. How does it work? Power-line communication works by sending low frequency signals over the existing ac-power cables. To do this you will need an adaptor (pictured above). Once you […]

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Next Level Broadband Grant

Indiana Lt. Governor Suzanne Crouch presents a check to NineStar Connect and Henry County REMC from the State of Indiana’s Next Level Broadband Grant Program.  The Next Level Broadband Grant Program is the largest single state investment in broadband. The NineStar Connect and Henry County REMC project will serve 70 unserved rural households and 10 […]

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Be Safe Around Electricity When Moving Farm Equipment

With the arrival of harvest time, Indiana’s farmers are shifting into high gear as they move into their fields to bring in their crops. The increased activity puts farmers and farm workers at greater risk, warns Tommy Nance, Electric Operations Manager at NineStar Connect. “Combines and grain augers are large pieces of equipment,” says Nance. […]

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Choose a Laptop
What Laptop Should I Buy?

A question I get asked often is “What computer should I get?” The answer to that largely depends on what you are willing to spend and what you use the computer for. Assuming, like most people, what you use your computer for is checking email, browsing the internet, and creating Word Documents, here is a […]

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Remote Home Control
Smart Home Technology Integrated Into Our Daily Lives

Technology is continually integrated into our daily lives. One of the more recent trends is controlling your home through smart home products. While it is important to be careful about what products you install in your home and connect to your network, their benefits can quickly improve your daily routine and allow you to achieve […]

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Safety Drone
Drones Pose Electrical Safety Issues

Plug Into Safety The use of drones has increased rapidly in the past several years. Coming in various sizes ranging from hummingbird to bald eagle, these remote-controlled aircraft are being used in a vast number of ways by government, industries, commercial enterprises and hobbyists. Electric utilities have come to rely on drones to help inspect […]

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