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Show Notes #216: The Weekender VI

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This Weekend in Amateur Radio (Segment 1) 
  • Special Events
    • K2R, in Pocono Lake, PA. Royal Air Force Amateur Radio Society will be on the air for the 100th Anniversary of the Foundation of the UK Royal Air Force Apr 1-Apr 8, 0001Z-2359Z on 14.195 7.145.
    • EI100MCV, in Dublin, IRELAND. National Maritime Museum of Ireland Radio Club will be starting their year-long event commemorating the sinking of Royal Mail Ship (RMS) Leinster.  All bands, all modes; operating on or close to frequencies ending in 18. This event begins on April 1st and runs through the rest of the year.
  • LHS Ham Radio Challenge
    • In light of the previous deep dive into SSTV, this weekend's challenge is to make an SSTV contact.
This Weekend in Open Source (Segment 2)
  • Distros to Try
    • TAILS - 3.6.1
  • LHS Open Source Challenge
    • Find and use a command-line tool in Linux you haven't used before OR use a tool you have used before in a new way. Tell us about your experience.
This Weekend in Hedonism (Segment 3)
  • Creamy Grape Salad
  • Ingredients
    • 1 package (8 ounces) cream cheese, softened
    • 1 cup (8 ounces) sour cream
    • 1/3 cup sugar
    • 2 teaspoons vanilla extract
    • 2 pounds seedless red grapes
    • 2 pounds seedless green grapes
    • 3 tablespoons brown sugar
    • 3 tablespoons chopped pecans
  •  Directions
    • In a large bowl, beat the cream cheese, sour cream, sugar and vanilla until blended. Add grapes and toss to coat.  Transfer to a serving bowl. Cover and refrigerate until serving. Sprinkle with brown sugar and pecans just before serving. Yield: 21-24 servings. In many recipes, thick and tangy Greek yogurt stands in beautifully for sour cream and lightens things up. Mix in chopped candy bars. Crunchy Snickers and Heath bars play particularly well with the juicy grap
  • Glenfarclas 12
    • ABV: 43% (86 Proof)
    • Region: Highland
    • Color: Caramel
    • Nose: Sherry, vanilla, honey, pine tar, smoke, deep oak.
    • Taste: Nut bread, sherry, malt, earth, grass, caramel, apple, smoke.
    • Cost: $35 (750ml)
    • Rating: 85

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