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Show Notes #218: USB Deep Dive

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Segment 1 (Main Topic)
  • USB Deep Dive
    • Using device by-id  (/dev/serial/by-id/) (e.g. usb-FTDI_FT232R_USB_UART_A501VZB7-if00-port0)
    • Using device by-path (/dev/serial/by-path/) (e.g. pci-0000:00:1a.0-usb-0:1.2.1:1.0-port0)
    • Creating a specially named device (e.g.  /dev/ic703)
    • Command Line Tools
      • dmesg
      • lsusb
      • udevadm  (info -a -n /dev/ttyUSB0 | grep '{serial}'
      • ls
      • lshw
      • inxi
Segment 2 (Announcements & Feedback)

Show Notes #217: A Punch in the Facebag

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Segment 1 (Lead Topic)
Segment 2 (Amateur Radio)
Segment 3 (Open Source)
Segment 4 (Linux in the Ham Shack)
Segment 5 (Social Media Roundup)
  • Patreons
    • Jon Spriggs
    • Steve Saner
    • Donald Gover
    • Robert Pitts
    • Paul Griffith
    • Jonas Rullo
    • John Zaruba, Jr.
    • Samuel Vimes
    • Steve Metcalf
    • Chris Beggio
  • Subscriptions
    • Michael Jopling
    • Steve Nickles
    • Todd Bowers
    • Thor Wiegman
    • Steven Harp
    • Charlie Brown
    • Kevin Murray
    • Wayne Carpenter
    • Doug Rehder
    • Bill Piotter
    • Darren King
    • Dillon Angle
    • Alan Wilson
    • Donald Gover*
    • John Clark
    • Michael Aiello
    • Robert Halliday
    • Brian Smith
    • Johnny Kinsey
    • Ronald Eike
    • Robert Yerke
    • Michael Connolly
    • Jeremy Hall
    • Jonas Rullo*
  • Facebook
    • Thomas Gorrecki
    • Stephen Strauss
    • John Merkel
    • Jeff McGee
    • Larry Catron
    • Michael Eddings II
    • Bruce James
  • Google+
    • Fred Cole
    • Ralph Mills
    • Stephan Hoffend
  • Twitter
    • @RadioClubSU
    • @YoImBurt
    • @HeliumRadio
    • @K9LRP
    • @K5PDC
    • @HamWorkbench
    • @craigbarrau
    • @Colward
    • @n0rbr
    • @hawklibertarian
    • @hutzudragomir
  • YouTube
    • John Taylor

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: Speyside
    • 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

Show Notes #215: APRS Deep Dive

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Segment 1 (Main Topic)
Segment 2 (Announcements & Feedback)
  • OARS Hamfest
    • Mount Vernon, Missouri
    • March 24, 2018
    • 8:00am to 2:00pm
    • K5TUX will be doing a presentation on something
  • Green Country Hamfest
    • Claremore, Oklahoma
    • April 13, 2018 (4pm to 9pm)
    • April 14, 2018 (8am to 3pm)
    • LHS will (likely) be there in booth CE6
  • Hamvention
    • Green County Fairgrounds - Xenia, Ohio
    • May 18-20, 2018
    • LHS will be in booth 5007