Show Notes #367: Shot Across the Bow

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Segment 1 (Lead Topic)

  • Death to IRLP

Segment 2 (Amateur Radio)

Segment 3 (Open Source)

Segment 4 (Linux in the Ham Shack)

Segment 5 (Social Media Roundup)

  • Facebook
    • Eric Nelson
  • Twitter
    • @Elyanos
    • @ed2djb
    • @dubhologram
    • @hamchatforum
    • @VA3VGR
    • @KD8JBG
    • @YO8TNB
  • YouTube
    • Matt Young
    • Denton Larson
    • Barry Benecoff
    • Lino Casu
  • Mailing List
    • Howard Dittmer

LHS Episode #366: The Weekender LVI

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This Weekend in Amateur Radio (Segment 1)

  • Contests
  • State QSO Party Challenge(s)
    • Texas
    • Alabama
  • Contests Next Weekend
  • State QSO Party Challenge(s)
    • Iowa
    • New Hampshire
    • New Jersey
    • Washington State Salmon Run
  • Special Events
  • Announcements
    • Shipping of item purchses
  • LHS Ham Radio Challenge
    • Work a special event station and let us know you worked it.

This Weekend in Open Source (Segment 2)

  • Distros to Try
  • Events
  • LHS Open Source Challenge
    • Do something in open source and let us know you did it.

This Weekend in Hedonism (Segment 3)

  • Cheryl's Recipe Corner!
  • Buffalo Chicken Soup
  • Description
    • Fall is here and that means soup!  And I'm a huge fan of soup... so when a friend shared this recipe, I had to share it with you! So...without further ado, Buffalo Chicken Soup!
  • Ingredients
    • 1 package (8 oz) cream cheese
    • 1/3 cup Buffalo Wing Sauce (we prefer Sweet Baby Rays)
    • 3 cups shredded cooked chicken
    • 1/2 cup chopped onion
    • 1/2 cup chopped celery
    • 1 carton (32 oz) chicken broth
    • 1/4 teaspoon salt
    • 1/8 teaspoon pepper
    • 2 cups shredded Colby Jack cheese (8 oz)
    • Additional chopped celery and buffalo sauce, and blue cheese crumbles, if desired
  • Directions
    • In small microwavable bowl, microwave cream cheese uncovered on High 30 to 45 seconds or until softened. Add 1/3 cup buffalo sauce; mix well using whisk. In 3- to 4-quart slow cooker, mix chicken, onion, 1/2 cup celery, the chicken broth, salt and pepper. Stir in cream cheese mixture Cover; cook on Low heat setting 4 to 5 hours or until vegetables are tender. Stir in 1 1/2 cups of the shredded cheese; cover and continue cooking about 15 minutes or until cheese is melted. Stir and serve with remaining 1/2 cup shredded cheese. Garnish with remaining ingredients.
  • Russ's Drink Corner
  • Old Crow Kentucky Straight Bourbon
  • Description
    • Old Crow is a low-priced brand of Kentucky-made straight bourbon distilled by Beam Suntory, which also produces Jim Beam and several other brands of whiskey. The current Old Crow product uses the same mash bill and yeast as Jim Beam but is aged for a shorter period of time. The Old Crow brand has a venerable history as one of Kentucky's earliest bourbons. It is aged in barrels for a minimum of three years. It was first distilled by James Crow, a Scottish immigrant, in the 1830s.
  • Details
    • Mashbill: 75% Corn, 13% Rye, 12% Barley
    • Proof: 40% (80 Proof)
    • Region: Clermont, Kentucky
    • Color: Light gold
    • Nose: Light oak, vanilla, black raspberry, salt, grass
    • Taste: Cherry, dark fruit, oak, rye spice, vanilla, salt
    • Finish: Short to medium with a touch of oak, vanilla and a light, salty note
    • Price: $15 (1500ml)
    • Rating: 78
  • Bill's Whatever Corner
  • Knob Creek 9 Year Small Batch Bourbon Whiskey
  • Details
    • Proof: 50% (100 Proof)
    • Price: Free!

Show Notes #365: XLX Reflector Deep Dive

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Segment 1 (Deep Dive)

  • XLX Reflector

Segment 2 (Announcements & Feedback)

  • Rich, K0EB, on Broken RSS Feed
  • E-Mail from Doug WA3ZHG

Show Notes #364: The Weekender LV

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This Weekend in Amateur Radio (Segment 1)

  • Contests
  • State QSO Party Challenge(s)
    • Kansas
  • Contests Next Weekend
  • State QSO Party Challenge(s)
    • Colorado
    • Tennessee
  • Special Events
  • 15th Anniversary of Hurricanes Katrina & Rita
    • When: Aug 28 2300Z - Aug 30 2359Z
    • Call(s): K5R
    • Freq(s): 17m, 20m, 40m
    • What: In August & September of 2005, Hurricanes Katrina & Rita made landfall in Louisiana. Katrina striking near Buras, LA and Rita landing near the Louisiana/Texas border. When all else failed, hams from across the nation assisted with establishing communications into and out of the entire gulf coast area. Commemoration of the 15th anniversary of these two devastating storms will take place on air the weekend of August 28 through 30, 2020. More information regarding operations and certificates on the K5R QRZ page.
    • Source: https://url.bcts.info/or
  • Come and get Wyoming
  • Dog Island IOTA DXpedition
    • When: Sep 9 - Sep 18 (0000Z - 2359Z Daily)
    • Call(s): K4D
    • Freq(s): ???
    • What: Very rare IOTA island, rare grid square & rare county. (NA-085), EL79, Franklin County. Rescheduled from June due to Covid19.
  • Announcements
    • Shipping of item purchases.
  • LHS Ham Radio Challenge
    • Investigate and learn about digital VHF/UHF modes and digital HF while you're at it. Work some! We're getting more online and more integrated as a podcast and open-source related club every day.

This Weekend in Open Source (Segment 2)

  • Distros to Try
  • Events
  • LHS Open Source Challenge
    • Investigate an open-source alternative to software you currently use. If it's possible make the switch and see how it works for you. Or check out LibreOffice 7. It's pretty slick.

This Weekend in Hedonism (Segment 3)

  • Cheryl's Recipe Corner!
  • Quick and Easy Pizza Crust
  • Ingredients
    • 1 (.25 ounce) package active dry yeast
    • 1 teaspoon white sugar
    • 1 cup warm water (110 degrees F/45 degrees C)
    • 2?½ cups bread flour
    • 2 tablespoons olive oil
    • 1 teaspoon salt
  • Directions
    • Preheat oven to 450 degrees F (230 degrees C). In a medium bowl, dissolve yeast and sugar in warm water. Let stand until creamy, about 10 minutes. Stir in flour, salt and oil. Beat until smooth. Let rest for 5 minutes. Turn dough out onto a lightly floured surface and pat or roll into a round. Transfer crust to a lightly greased pizza pan or baker's peel dusted with cornmeal. Spread with desired toppings and bake in preheated oven for 15 to 20 minutes, or until golden brown. Let baked pizza cool for 5 minutes before serving.
  • Russ's Drink Corner
  • Diplomatico Reserva Exclusiva Rum
  • Description
    • Diplomático’s identity is forged on a commitment to quality and putting passion and heart into making rums. We are an independent, family-owned brand that controls the whole production process from field to bottle to create superb quality rums. We value quality and authenticity to produce the finest rums, we take care of our people and local community, and protect the environment with our sustainable production practices. Diplomático Reserva Exclusiva is a blend of exclusive rum reserves aged for up to twelve years, carefully selected by our Master Blenders. Marrying a unique body with excellent balance has made this multi award-winning rum a reference for connoisseurs and fine spirits lovers throughout the world. Opening up with aromas of orange peel, toffee and licorice, it is smooth on the palate, and follows on with notes of toffee fudge that offers a seductive, long-lasting finish.
  • Details
    • Mashbill: Molasses
    • Proof: 40% (80 Proof)
    • Region: Venezuela
    • Color: Dark amber
    • Nose: Molasses, orange, toffee, licorice, mint
    • Taste: Pleasant sweetness, toffee, fudge, light citrus and dark fruit
    • Finish: Medium length with dark sugar sweetness and soft barrel spice
    • Price: $35 (750ml)
    • Rating: 95