Scheduled HTTP Request – Windows Task Scheduler

Monday, September 29th, 2008 11:45am PDT

This script can be used by Windows Task Scheduler to make a HTTP request to a web page on a timed basis. (I.E. every 5 minutes).

Suggested use: Scheduled updates for web cam image overlay, or Web Cam Image Uploader

Cons: Your PC needs to be constantly on and online for this to work.
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Contact Form PHP Script With Image Captcha

Thursday, August 14th, 2008 5:57pm PDT

I enjoy PHP programming and sometimes share my scripts. I just put my contact form script online.

Use my contact form PHP script on your web site to allow users to easily contact you. Your email address is completely concealed so spammers cannot get your email addresses to spam.

More about the Contact form PHP Script

Wap/Cell/PDA Weather Forecast added to site

Wednesday, August 6th, 2008 5:06pm PDT

If you need to browse my Long beach WA weather site from a cell phone or PDA then use this URL:

The wap pages are specially coded to be viewed on a cell phone or PDA. There is a Current conditions page, a forecast page, and a weather graphics page.  If you find this weather site useful, please contact me, it is always nice to hear from someone who finds the site useful. – Mike Challis

Tsunami Evacuation Plan

Sunday, August 3rd, 2008 6:37pm PDT

The Long Beach Washington City Administrator’s Blog has a entry about our City’s Tsunami Evacuation Plan

In response to a letter to the editor in the Chinook Observer of July 30, 2008, I would like to point out there are several documents available on the evacuation routes out of Long Beach and the rest of the Peninsula.  These are brochures developed by the State of
Washington and several of the Emergency Management Offices.  We have attached them to this article.

The concern by the writer of the letter was the locked gates involving City property that is located on higher ground  … read entire article

Be sure to bookmark my Tsunami Warnings and Preparedness page

Allergy Forecast added to the Site

Sunday, August 3rd, 2008 4:42pm PDT

I became an affiliate of and added this page to the site:

Allergy Alert / Pollen Count Forecast for Long Beach, WA

You can find the link on the main page by the “Allergy Forecast” and from the “Forecast” on the left menu

Weather Blog added to the Site

Sunday, August 3rd, 2008 4:38pm PDT

I just installed this weather blog. Now I will be able to add valuable news and commentary to the site.

Thanks to Tony Hake & Jack Ahern for developing the “Weather Display Site Blog addon