Show Notes #465: Ubuntu 22.04 LTS Deep Dive

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Segment 1 (Deep Dive)

  • Jammy Jellyfish - Ubuntu 22.04 LTS
  • Topics
    • What's new (from the Ubuntu Blog https://lhs.fyi/zo )?
    • Linux desktop performance has had a massive upgrade for this release. Thanks to work on GNOME triple buffering, Intel and Raspberry Pi graphics drivers will now see up to double the frame rate when navigating the desktop. We also see significant improvements when using AMD and NVIDIA graphics cards as well as runtime power management for NVIDIA GPUs. Wayland is now the default display server for most systems, whilst X11 remains the default for those with NVIDIA GPUs.
    • GNOME 42 also brings new power profile options, allowing users to choose between performance and power consumption from the settings screen.
    • As always, Ubuntu comes with a host of other tweaks and updates in addition to these headline features. 
    • PulseAudio delivers a number of improvements for Bluetooth headsets, with support for a wider range of devices and battery level reporting. 
    • LibreOffice, Thunderbird and Firefox have all been updated to the latest versions. And Firefox now ships as a snap, published by Mozilla.
    • Developers also have access to the latest toolchains for Python, Ruby, Perl, Go, PHP and now Rust. Rust is a new addition for Ubuntu 22.04 LTS, supporting memory-safe, systems-level programming.
  • Basics
    • Installation
    • HIDPI
    • Gnome 42 / Customizations / Dark Mode
    • Screenshot App
    • All the usual stuff
    • Touch
  • Ham Radio
    • hamradio pure blend
    • sudo apt install ^hamradio-.*$
    • cqrlog 2.5.2
    • sudo apt install mariadb-server mariadb-client before launching
    • wsjtx 2.5.4
    • js8call 2.2.1 devel
    • qtel
    • gqrx
    • chirp
    • sdr++
    • wfview
    • sdrangel

Segment 2 (Announcements & Feedback)

  • Hamvention 2022
    • Booth 5004
  • SMARC Hamfest
    • June 4
  • Comment on YouTube Video "Episode #459" from caffrey9
  • Comment on YouTube Video "CQRlog Failure to Launch" from Corey Brown
  • Comment on YouTube Video "Building Your Hamshack Computer - Part 2" from allen80602
  • E-mail from Don (K4EAE)
  • E-mail from Steve (NO9B)
  • E-mail from Mike (K6GTE)
  • E-mail from Roland Schwarz (OE1RSA)

Segment 3 (New Subscribers, New Supporters & Live Participants)

  • Subscribers and Patreons
    • James Cunningham
    • Roland Schwarz
  • Facebook
    • Charles Gruver
    • Josh Mesilane
    • Joshua MacFie
    • Marc Pilotte
    • Jim Young
    • Ralph Stout
    • Anthony Stein
    • Bryan Heinrich
    • Bill Bishop
    • Jeff Spencer
    • Brian Blackburn
  • Twitter
    • @hiett_riley
    • @Pytlicek
  • YouTube
    • Chuck Mtig
  • Discord
    • fluidreality

LHS Episode #464: The Weekender XC

It's time once again for The Weekender. This is our bi-weekly departure into the world of amateur radio contests, open source conventions, special events, listener challenges, hedonism and just plain fun. Thanks for listening and, if you happen to get a chance, feel free to call us or e-mail and send us some feedback. Tell us how we're doing. We'd love to hear from you.

73 de The LHS Crew

Show Notes #464: The Weekender XC

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This Weekend in Amateur Radio (Segment 1)

  • Contests
  • Contests Next Weekend
  • State QSO Party Challenge and WAQP
    • Florida
  • Special Events
  • Whiskey 4 Moonshine
    • When: Apr 16 0000Z - Apr 30 2359Z
    • Call(s): W4M
    • Freq(s): 7.215, 14.250, 18.135, 50.125
    • Mode(s): CW, Digital, Phone
    • What: “Whiskey 4 MOONSHINE” will operate from April 15 through April 30 2022 on ALL HF bands (depending upon volunteers preferences and equipment) using phone, digital, and CW modes. Operations will take place in Franklin and surrounding counties.
    • Source: https://lhs.fyi/zg
  • 50th Anniversary of Apollo 16
    • When: April 23-27, 1400-2359Z Daily
    • Call(s): W5RRR, NN4SA
    • Freq(s): 14.045, 14.271
    • Mode(s): CW, Phone
    • What: NASA On The Air (NOTA) is back for 2022. We'll be operating from various NASA centers in commemoration of Apollo 16's 50th Anniversary, and later other milestones throughout the year. Info/updates as well as tracking and scoring will be available at nasaontheair.wordpress.com. Individual clubs will provide QSL information at their QRZ.com pages.
    • Source: https://lhs.fyi/zi
  • Handiham 55th Anniversary Special Event
    • When: April 29 1900Z - May 1 1900Z
    • Call(s): W0ZSW
    • Freq(s): 7.040, 14.265
    • Mode(s): CW, Phone
    • What: The Handiham Program will celebrate its 55th anniversary of helping people with disabilities get involved in the amateur radio hobby. This is a pretty special accomplishment for any organization! Listen out for CQ Handiham 55 on phone and CW!
    • Source: https://lhs.fyi/zk
  • Announcements
    • Recording date will stay Sunday, time will change to 8:00pm and could vary
    • New LHS Ubuntu releases will be built and available at Hamvention. A duplicator has been ordered and will be tested for use there. So bring your own thumb drive if you want a distro or we will have USB sticks available for sale/install.
    • SMARC Hamfest
  • LHS Ham Radio Challenge
    • Join us at Hamvention!

This Weekend in Open Source (Segment 2)

  • Distros to Try
  • Events
  • IO.Google
    • Source: https://lhs.fyi/zm
  • LHS Open Source Challenge
    • Join us at Hamvention!

This Weekend in Hedonism (Segment 3)

  • Cheryl's Recipe Corner!
  • Ham Glaze
  • Description
    • This the the ham glaze that I grew up enjoying at holiday dinners, and Russ loves it as well
  • Ingredients
    • 1 cup brown sugar, packed
    • 1 cup orange juice
    • Dash of ground cloves
    • Whole cloves
  • Directions
    • Mix brown sugar, OJ and ground cloves together. 1 hour before ham is to be removed from oven, criss cross the skin and stick in whole cloves. Pour the liquid mix over ham, and cover with foil.
  • Cheryl's Mixed Drink Corner
  • Butterfly Martini
  • Description
    • A very pretty spring cocktail!  I was especially interested, as it uses crème de violette, which we bought just after Thanksgiving while we were on vacation... and need ways to use it.
  • Ingredients
    • 2 oz. gin
    • 1 oz. elderflower liqeur (such as St-Germain)
    • 1/4 oz. crème de violette
    • 1/4 oz. hibiscus rose syrup (such as Pink House Academy)
    • 1/4 oz. simple syrup
    • Edible orchid, for garnish
  • Directions (Cocktail)
    • Combine the gin, elderflower liqueur, crème de violette, hibiscus rose syrup and simple syrup in a cocktail shaker. Add ice and shake for 20 seconds. Strain the contents of the shaker in to a martini glass. Garnish with an orchid.
  • Russ's Drink Corner
  • Rossville Union Rye Barrel Proof
  • Description
    • It began in 1847 with a bold, satisfying taste that would make Indiana the rye capital of the world. For nearly 200 years, Lawrenceburg's master distillers and blenders have been perfecting the original handcrafted rye blends in one of America's last Prohibition-era distilleries. Rossville Union is a return to the golden age of rye with an authentic taste that could only come from Whiskey City.
  • Details
    • Mashbill: Blen of 51% Rye, 45% Corn, 4% Malted barley and 95% Rye, 5% Malted barley whiskies
    • Proof: 112.6 (56.3% ABV)
    • Region: Lawrenceburg, Indiana
    • Color: Copper
    • Nose: Rye spice, salted lemon, cherry, plantain, almond, chocolate covered strawberry
    • Taste: Rye grain, anise, salted lemon, strawberry jam, light tropical fruit
    • Finish: Rye spice, faint citrus, vanilla, leather, touch of anise and caramel
    • Price: $70 (750ml)
    • Rating: 95 (97 in an Old Fashioned)
  • Bill's Whatever Corner
  • Glendalough Double Barrel Irish Whiskey
  • Description
    • Upon its release, this whiskey won double gold at The World Spirits Competition in San Francisco. It really is an Irish whiskey that will make you think twice about Irish whiskey. A lovely, light and drinkable whiskey, it's also complex with a depth of flavour beyond its years. Aged twice in barrels from far sides of the world, the flavours are a game of two halves. American oak Bourbon barrels bring sweet honey and smooth vanilla notes, laying down the foundations of the flavours. The Spanish oak Oloroso barrels layer on dried fruit, and nutty flavours. To find the best Oloroso casks, we go off the beaten track to the small Andalusian town of Montilla, home of the famous PX grape. Here we can talk one on one with producers, chose the bodega, the liquid, the time seasoning, and eventually the casks. This gives us more influence on the flavours in our Double Barrel whiskey.
  • Details
    • Mashbill: Single Grain - Barley
    • Proof: 84 (42% ABV)
    • Region: Wicklow, Ireland
    • Color: Amber
    • Distiller's Nose: Rich with dark fruit, cherry, raisin, fig and Christmas pudding. Floral notes with lemongrass, citrus and a touch of nutmeg
    • Distiller's Taste: Sweet and smooth, with butterscotch, honey and peppercorn, dried fruit, maraschino cherries and brown sugar.
    • Distiller's Finish: Ginger spices a touch of almond and earthiness.
    • Price: 38 Euro (700ml)
    • Rating: Very Good (5 of 5)

LHS Episode #464: The Weekender XC

It's time once again for The Weekender. This is our bi-weekly departure into the world of amateur radio contests, open source conventions, special events, listener challenges, hedonism and just plain fun. Thanks for listening and, if you happen to get a chance, feel free to call us or e-mail and send us some feedback. Tell us how we're doing. We'd love to hear from you.

73 de The LHS Crew