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May 11 2010

RFC Show Notes Episode 024

00:00 Opening Theme  
00:58 Introduction The move to blacksparrowmedia.com is complete. We're looking for authors of amateur radio-related articles for the web site. Send them along to kb5jbv@gmail.com. The Resonant Frequency forums are also open at the web site. If you're interested in being a moderator for one or more of the forums, let Richard know.

The donation link is also working.

We're in the process of setting up an online store for Resonant Frequency merchandise, such as hats, hoodies, t-shirts, mugs, etc. What would you like to see?

07:01   Thanks to everyone following Richard on Twitter. Visit twitter.com for more information. Follow Richard at twitter.com/kb5jbv.
08:19   There was a problem with Episode 20, and that episode has been re-uploaded so it should be fixed.
08:36   Back to Twitter. There's a fellow, Ben, compiling a list of all ham radio operators on Twitter: www.innismir.net/page/ham-twits (Ed note: it's now at www.hamtwits.com)
10:32   A couple of new podcasts are out: The Practical Amateur Radio Podcast, episode 6, by Jerry, KB0BIK. It's available on iTunes and from his web site.

The other is the ICQ Podcast, also available at iTunes, produced by Colin, M6BOY, and Martin, M1MRB, in the UK.

13:02   Apologies for email and Frapprmap. We'll get that sorted out shortly.
13:55 Song  
15:06 Buzzword The Amateur's Code. In 1928, Paul M. Segal, W9EEA, wrote a code of conduct for amateur radio operators. It is reproduced here:

The Radio Amateur is

CONSIDERATEnever knowingly operates in such a way as to lessen the pleasure of others.

LOYALoffers loyalty, encouragement and support to other amateurs, local clubs, and the American Radio Relay League, through which Amateur Radio in the United States is represented nationally and internationally.

PROGRESSIVEwith knowledge abreast of science, a well-built and efficient station and operation above reproach.

FRIENDLYslow and patient operating when requested; friendly advice and counsel to the beginner; kindly assistance, cooperation and consideration for the interests of others. These are the hallmarks of the amateur spirit.

BALANCEDradio is an avocation, never interfering with duties owed to family, job, school or community.

PATRIOTICstation and skill always ready for service to country and community.

It applies today just as much as it did then.

19:48 Song  
37:45 Conclusion Email Richard at kb5jbv@gmail.com

Twitter: twitter.com/kb5jbv

KB5JBV on D-Star via port C on the NE5R repeater.

Opening theme music is “Give It All Away”, by midliFeCrisis, from the album “Live from the Loft” available at http://www.podsafeaudio.com

Closing theme music is “We Gotta Go” by David Henderson at Podsafe Audio.

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