Here are some handy
Show my IP address
- Shows your IP address on the web. Needed if you
want to set up a Virtual private network, or remote access etc.
Solar Weather - Solar flares
(CME or Coronal Mass Ejection) can cause a failure of
communications systems - handy for those on satellite internet.
Earth Weather - Link to the Gympie Rain Radar.
Storms and lightning are the biggest cause of electrical damage
to computer equipment. Most people will disconnect the 240Volt
power, but do not realise that the phone line connection to their
modem (both dial up and ADSL) is a major pathway for high voltage
Remember : "If there's lightning about, pull the phone line