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Forum: Restaurant Information & Reviews 11-22-2020, 08:07 AM
Replies: 55
Views: 3,460
Posted By Lakegeezer
Bob House

You can read the Bob House's notice on their web site. They are approaching it in an open and professional way and I hope them a quick rebound after they open again. Good people there!
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Forum: Covid-19 Discussions & Information 11-20-2020, 05:47 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 6,540
Posted By Lakegeezer
Risk tolerance

It comes down to risk. Using the Georgia Tech risk model (https://covid19risk.biosci.gatech.edu/), plugging in either Carroll or NH numbers, there is a 1% chance that someone that you spend time...
Forum: General Discussion 10-23-2020, 08:11 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,358
Posted By Lakegeezer
Wow! It is rare, but not unheard of, to find...

Wow! It is rare, but not unheard of, to find locations where Consolidated offers Fiber to the home. If is available for you, it is probably the best option. In cases that I've seen around here,...
Forum: General Discussion 10-22-2020, 01:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,358
Posted By Lakegeezer
Hub 66

Check out Hub66 (https://www.hub66.com/). They offer fixed wireless in the area and I believe one of their antennas is in Meredith. If you are within 5 miles of their tower and can get line of...
Forum: General Discussion 10-20-2020, 07:18 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,447
Posted By Lakegeezer
Light, not copper is the next step

The current electric wires will not carry data. That was tried in other parts of the country about a decade ago with little success. Any new cable will be fiber optics. Instead of electricity,...
Forum: General Discussion 10-17-2020, 04:17 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,737
Posted By Lakegeezer
Rain records from Meredith

As it turns out, NOAA has a web site (https://www.ncdc.noaa.gov/cdo-web/search) that lets you look up historical weather information for free. Going back to 1994 (26 years), we've had:
1 event ...
Forum: General Discussion 10-17-2020, 12:23 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,355
Posted By Lakegeezer
Manual ways are more expensive

Governments are adopting technology to increase efficiency while lowering costs, and meeting the needs of the majority. The push for lower taxes demand they do this. On-line systems means lower...
Forum: General Discussion 10-17-2020, 12:10 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,737
Posted By Lakegeezer
Dam Operator did OK

The dam operator can regulate the water, but only if there is water to regulate. The yearly graphic from DES...
Forum: General Discussion 10-17-2020, 06:56 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,737
Posted By Lakegeezer
Finally, a couple inches of rain

Over 2" of rain has fallen since yesterday (10/17) and the lake is up 1.3 inches in 24 hours. That is a LOT of water! Throughout the day, more nutrient rich runoff will bring up the level even more,...
Forum: General Discussion 10-16-2020, 07:45 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,943
Posted By Lakegeezer
What kind of access?

Wondering if the law has been tested. Is access defined? If I can access by foot but not by snowmobile, is it a violation? I hope so.
Forum: General Discussion 10-14-2020, 09:12 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,943
Posted By Lakegeezer
A tarp with noodles and a chain

After years of frustration about my neighbor's bubbler, I started using a tarp curtain to contain the warm water to their property. The top of the tarp is wrapped around swim noodles, using...
Forum: General Discussion 10-06-2020, 12:32 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,429
Posted By Lakegeezer
Read then vote

Here we go with round 2 of this discussion. NHEC lays out its plans pretty well at https://www.nhec.com/broadband/

The vote is to let the board rapidly take advantage of federal and state funds...
Forum: Boating 10-02-2020, 09:07 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 5,318
Posted By Lakegeezer
Be seen

Keeping safe in a kayak is similar to being safe in the woods during hunting season. It is the responsibility of the motor boat and hunter to not cause an accident, but if you aren't wearing bright...
Forum: Boating 09-27-2020, 07:54 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 755
Posted By Lakegeezer
Red marker missing

Just checked and the red marker is indeed missing at FL14. The flashing pole is still there. Keep the pole to your east as you go past it.
Forum: Covid-19 Discussions & Information 09-26-2020, 01:11 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 4,434
Posted By Lakegeezer
Yes, wake up. It is real

You are right. The NH governor has been pretty good about threading the needle of control and for the most part, it is currently working. The state and lakes region are among the safest areas in...
Forum: General Discussion 09-25-2020, 02:18 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,191
Posted By Lakegeezer
Carroll County Broadband Committee encourages a "YES" vote

This message comes from Rick Hiland, the co-chair of the Carroll County Broadband Committee. Thanks to Sue-Doe-Nym for pointing out the opportunity for the committee to take a stand.

Carroll...
Forum: General Discussion 09-21-2020, 07:02 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,191
Posted By Lakegeezer
Let NHEC take the next step

The Carroll County Broadband Committee hasn't met for a while, so doesn't have a position on the NHEC vote at this time. Being on the committee, I've asked that a meeting be held to consider one. ...
Forum: General Discussion 09-20-2020, 10:39 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,191
Posted By Lakegeezer
Lots of upside potential, downside is speculation

We're getting in the weeds, but the goal remains to allow NHEC to move forward with planning a fiber infrastructure. It appears to be the best way to get high-speed internet to everyone, which the...
Forum: General Discussion 09-18-2020, 02:13 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,191
Posted By Lakegeezer
preliminary assumptions

How many miles would be involved for Moultonborough? - about 204 system miles. Class 1=13, Class 2=19, Class 5=65, Private =107.

Would that be for all poles (presuming all electric company and...
Forum: General Discussion 09-18-2020, 06:28 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,191
Posted By Lakegeezer
Vote Yes to Fiber everywhere

Hopefully this happens. In Moultonboro, more than half the town has cable, but there are pockets of homes that are stuck with the phone company's DSL internet. DSL is always below the standard...
Forum: General Discussion 09-13-2020, 01:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,538
Posted By Lakegeezer
Steamboats Cruising

Quite a few steaming around today. Toot toot.
Forum: General Discussion 08-28-2020, 06:39 PM
Replies: 113
Views: 10,160
Posted By Lakegeezer
Check out LWA (Lake Winnipesaukee Association

The Lake Winnipesaukee Association is a great resource to learn about the ecology of the lake watershed and ongoing efforts to maintain water quality.

LWA studies show that storm water runoff is...
Forum: History 08-15-2020, 05:41 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 729
Posted By Lakegeezer
Inner and Outer Greens Basin

Several folks that live in the Green's Basin say that the entire cove from Light Marker 52 is Green's Basin, named because of Mr. Green. On the old green map of the lake, Marker 52 is labeled...
Forum: Home, Cottage or Land Maintenance 08-05-2020, 05:48 AM
Replies: 61
Views: 24,716
Posted By Lakegeezer
Alternatives

Here's a map of Consolidated's expected speeds in Moultonboro. The data is at least a year old, so may be better than shown. Typically, to get the best speeds from them, you should order a bonded...
Forum: General Discussion 07-31-2020, 10:48 AM
Replies: 37
Views: 6,429
Posted By Lakegeezer
Hub 66

Has anyone tried Hub 66? They are advertising heavily and apparently are installing fiber in M'boro, Sandwich and Tuftonboro. This is a good example of where having NHEC fiber friendly would help a...
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