Show Notes #434: Linux Install Media Deep Dive

Segment 1 (Deep Dive)

  • Getting started with your Linux Installation Starting from macOS or Windows
  • Topics
  • WSL or Linux
    • dd with pv
    • apt install pv
      • dd if=isofile of=/dev/sdc bs=1K status=progress
      • dd if=isofile | pv | dd of=/dev/sdc
    • ddrescue
    • Source: https://url.bcts.info/v5

Segment 2 (Announcements & Feedback)

  • E-mail from Highflux7
  • Comment on the LHS Web Site from Bob, K0TAZ
  • Comment on YouTube from Ken, W6BZY

Show Notes #433: Mind the Spark Gap

Segment 2 (Amateur Radio)

Segment 3 (Open Source)

  • Open-Source Amateur Satellite Work Not Subject to Export Administration Regulation

Segment 4 (Linux in the Ham Shack)

Segment 5 (Social Media Roundup)

  • Facebook
    • Frank Austin
  • Twitter
    • @jeffsoapysmith
  • YouTube
    • C Burchfield
    • Paul Griffith
    • W6BZY
    • Shane VK5ZSL
    • Andrew Hynes
    • SM6ELK - Brus
    • slomo53
    • Kuber Koos
    • Calib Chernish
    • John Graffio
    • Vernon Deal
  • Discord
    • JK (N0ES)
    • sapolion

Show Notes #432: The Weekender LXXIX

This Weekend in Amateur Radio (Segment 1)

  • Contests
  • State QSO Party Challenge & WAQP
    • California
  • Contests Next Weekend
  • State QSO Party Challenge and WAQP
    • Nevada
    • Arizona
    • South Dakota
    • Pennsylvania
  • Special Events
  • Lester Dent - Doc Savage Special Event
    • When: Oct 2-3, 1500Z-2359Z Daily
    • Call(s): W0D
    • Freq(s): 7.200, 14,250
    • Mode(s): Phone
    • What: The Macon County Amateur Radio Club will operate the Lester Dent-Doc Savage Special Event W0D, in Macon, MO. The purpose of the Special Event is to honor of the accomplishments of Lester Dent, one of the most prolific writers of Pulp Fiction, and an Amateur Radio Operator. It is also the creation of his creation, the first "Superhero" Doc Savage. A colorful certificate will be provided to those that contact the Special Event Station and send a QSL including a #10 SASE.
  • JOTA/JOTI
    • When: Oct 16, 1300-1900Z
    • Call(s): W1M
    • Freq(s): 7.060, 7.250, 14.060, 14.250
    • Mode(s): Digital, CW, Phone
    • What: Worldwide scouting event in which young people use ham radio to connect with each other. W1M will also be on BrandMeister TG 907. Paper logging, eQSL and postal SASE for QSL. This event is about spending time letting young people talk on the radio. It is not a contest. W1M is a portable station in a rustic camp setting.
  • Shenandoah National Park Special Event
    • When Oct 17 0600Z - Oct 23 0600Z
    • Call(s): W4DO
    • Freq(s): 7.240, 14.300
    • Mode(s): Phone
    • What: This special event will activate numerous overlooks and summits spanning the length of Shenandoah National Park. Participants are encouraged to make contact with all of the stations for a clean sweep and certificate.
    • Source: https://url.bcts.info/v1
  • Announcements
    • Shack Computer Videos - Episode 3 is out now.  Episode 4 where I'm in Garuda Linux comes out early this weekend.
  • LHS Ham Radio Challenge
    • Work some JOTA and JOTI. Make the Scouts happy.

This Weekend in Open Source (Segment 2)

  • Distros to Try
  • Events
  • LHS Open Source Challenge
    • Go big. Go bold. Be like Bill. Use Arch in your ham shack...until it implodes on the next update.

This Weekend in Hedonism (Segment 3)

  • Cheryl's Recipe Corner!
  • Apple Butter Pork Loin
  • Description
    • Fall: Where apple trees are packed full of goodness!  Tonight I'm sharing with you a recipe that combines apple juice and apple butter and pork, which go well together; and a recipe for homemade apple butter!
  • Ingredients (Pork)
    • 1 (1 pound) pork tenderloin
    • Seasoning salt to taste
    • 1 cup apple juice
    • 1/2 cup apple butter
    • 1/4 cup brown sugar
    • 2 tablespoons water
    • 1/4 teaspoon ground cinnamon
    • 1/4 teaspoon ground cloves
  • Directions (Pork)
    • Preheat the oven to 350 degrees.  Season the pork tenderloin with seasoning salt, and place it in a 9x13 inch baking dish or small roasting pan. Pour apple juice over the pork, and cover the dish with a lid or aluminum foil.  Bake for 1 hour in the preheated oven. While the pork is roasting, mix together the apple butter, brown sugar, water, cinnamon and cloves. After the hour, remove pork loin from the oven, and spread the apple butter mixture over it.  Cover, and return to the oven for 2 hours, or until fork tender
  • Easy Homemade Apple Butter
  • Ingredients (Apple Butter)
    • 4 qts. unsweetened applesauce
    • 7 cups granulated sugar
    • 1-1/3 cups brown sugar
    • 5-1/3 Tablespoons cider vinegar
    • 5-1/3 Tablespoons lemon juice
    • 2 teaspoons cinnamon
    • 2 teaspoons allspice
    • 1 teaspoons ground cloves
  • Directions (Apple Butter)
    • Combine all ingredients in a crockpot. Cover and cook 4 hours, stirring occasionally. Remove lid and continue cooking until excess liquid cooks away (turn to low as necessary), approximately 2-3 hours.  Seal mixture in hot jars and process in a hot water bath for 10 minutes. Makes approximately 8-10 pints.
  • Cheryl's Mixed Drink Corner
  • Washington Apple
  • Description
    • This is a fall favorite in our home... and even Russ will lower himself to drink Canadian Whiskey (re: Crown Royal) when it's time to enjoy one of these!
  • Ingredients
    • 1oz Canadian Whiskey
    • 1oz Apple Schnapps
    • 1oz Cranberry Juice
  • Directions
    • Place ice in a shaker and shake ingredients well.  Strain into your favorite glass and enjoy!
  • Russ's Drink Corner
  • Clyde May's Special Reserve Straight Bourbon Whiskey
  • Description
    • Today we bring you Special Reserve Straight Bourbon. A select reserve of our special stock that is non chill filtered and aged 5 years in American Oak Barrels. Incredibly balanced with a smooth long finish. You get a generous amount of orchard fruits on the nose and clove and spice on the palate.
  • Details
    • Mashbill: 55% corn, 30% rye, 15% malted barley
    • Proof: 110 (55% ABV)
    • Region: Long Island, NY and Troy, AL
    • Color: Amber with a hint of crimson
    • Nose: Caramel, vanilla, butterscotch, peach, apple, buttered toast
    • Taste: Candy apple, caramel, butterscotch, light pepper spice, clove, peach, black cherry
    • Finish: Long caramel and soft fruit notes with heavy mouth feel and a touch of brown sugar, oak, pepper and clove
    • Price: $65 (750 ml)
    • Rating: 93

Show Notes #431: SDR++ Deep Dive

Segment 1 (Deep Dive)

  • SDR++, The bloat-free SDR software
  • Topics
    • SDR++ is a cross-platform and open source SDR software with the aim of being bloat free and simple to use.
    • Features
    • Wide hardware support (both through SoapySDR and dedicated modules)
    • SIMD accelerated DSP
    • Cross-platform (Windows, Linux, OSX and BSD)
    • Full waterfall update when possible. Makes browsing signals easier and more pleasant
    • Installing vs Build
    • Ubuntu
    • Fedora
    • Arch
    • Windows
    • macOS
    • GUI Launching
    • Controls
    • Theme
    • Module Manager
    • Rigctl Server
    • Debug
  • Questions

Segment 2 (Announcements & Feedback)

  • Winlink E-mail from Bill, WC3B
  • Email from James, K5JTB
  • YouTube Comment from W6BZY
  • YouTube Comment from W6BZY