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Show Notes #252: The Weekender XVII

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This Weekend in Amateur Radio (Segment 1)
  • Contests
  • Scandinavian Activity Contest, SSB: 1200Z, Oct 13 to 1200Z, Oct 14
  • Contests Next Weekend
  • Special Events
  • Announcements
  • New merchandise. What would you like to see? Challenge coins?
  • LHS Ham Radio Challenge
This Weekend in Open Source (Segment 2)
  • Distros to Try
  • Emmabuntüs
    • Emmabuntüs is a desktop Linux distributionwith editions based on based on Xubuntu and Debian's Stable branch. Both default to the Xfce desktop environment. It strives to be beginner-friendly and reasonably light on resources so that it can be used on older computers. It also includes many modern features, such as large number of pre-configured programs for everyday use, dockbar for launching applications, easy installation of non-free software and media codecs, and quick setup through automated scripts. It has the ability to run live and be installed completely from the boot medium without an Internet connection. The distribution and developing organization are based in France. The distro itself supports several languages. 
    • Source: http://url.bcts.info/8l (Emmabuntüs)
  • Events
  • Events Next Week
  • LHS Open Source Challenge
  • Use an open source application to seed an open source project's torrent for at least one week.
This Weekend in Hedonism (Segment 3)
  • Cheryl's Recipe Corner!
  • Pepperoni Pizza Pasta Salad
  • Ingredients
    • 12 ounces garden rotini
    • 1 small green bell pepper, chopped
    • 1 small red bell pepper, chopped
    • 1/2 small onion, chopped
    • 14 oz can petite diced tomatoes
    • 1 (4 ounce) can sliced mushrooms, drained
    • 1/4 cup sliced black olives
    • 1 (3 ounce) package pepperoni slices, cut into quarters
    • 1/2 cup mayonnaise
    • 1/2 cup Italian-style salad dressing
    • 2 cloves garlic, minced
    • 1 teaspoon dried oregano
    • 1/2 teaspoon salt
    • 1/4 teaspoon ground black pepper
    • 1 cup shredded mozzarella cheese
    • 2 tablespoons grated Parmesan cheese
  • Directions
    • Bring a large pot of lightly salted water to a boil; add penne and cook, stirring occasionally, until tender yet firm to the bite, about 11 minutes. Drain. Transfer to large serving bowl. Place green and red bell peppers, tomato, mushrooms, olives, and pepperoni in the bowl of pasta. Whisk mayonnaise, Italian dressing, garlic, oregano, salt, and pepper together in a bowl. Pour over pasta mixture and toss to coat evenly. Top with mozzarella cheese and grated Parmesan cheese. Refrigerate at least 1 hour to chill before serving.
  • Russ's Drink Corner
  • Glenmorangie 12 Quinta Ruban
  • Description
    • The darkest and most intense whisky in the extra-matured range, Glenmorangie Quinta Ruban has spent 10 years maturing in American white oak casks before being transferred into specially selected ruby port pipes from the Quintas or wine estates of Portugal. Extra maturation in these port pipes develops Glenmorangie Quinta Ruban into a voluptuous spirit with a complex balance of sweet and dry flavours and an intriguing contrast of smooth and crisp, cooling textures. Non chill-filtered for additional aroma and mouthfeel.
  • Information
    • ABV: 46% (92 Proof)
    • Region: Highland
    • Color: Burnished gold
    • Nose: Orange, cocoa, light mint, sandalwood, walnut, pepper, nutmeg, (bubble gum?)
    • Taste: Walnut, chocolate, mint, rose, Turkish delight, orange zest
    • Price: $55 (750ml)
    • Rating: 90
  • Bill's Whatever Corner
  • Jeremiah Johnson Brewing Company - Mountain Man Scotch Ale
  • Information
    • ABV:  6.5%  20 IBU
    • Region:  Great Falls, MT
    • Color:  White if you leave it in the can, otherwise dark caramel.
    • Price: $8.99
    • Rating: 7.0
  • Notes
    • Mountain Man Scotch Ale is the pride of Jeremiah Johnson Brewing Co. embodying the spirit, history, and allure of Montana. We only use the freshest Montana Pale 2-Row pale malt and local Smoot Honey in each batch. Rich and complex, this ale combines the malt flavors of toffee, dark chocolate, caramel, and molasses with a subtle hint of cherry smoke for a smooth even-bodied finish.

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