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May 11 2010

RFC Show Notes Episode 032

00:00 Opening Theme “Give It All Away”, by midliFeCrisis, from the album “Live from the Loft”
00:53 Introduction Highest first month download totals with Episode 31. Thanks! And keep spreading the word!

The Rochester Amateur Radio Association in New York has us listed on their site, too.

Thanks, too, to Jerry Taylor, KD0BIK, for the link to us on his site, MyAmateurRadio.com. Check out his podcast “The Practical Amateur Radio Podcast”.

02:10 Feedback Don, WS4E, says he's learned a lot from the shows.

Dave, AF5U, says he likes the style of the show and other kind words.

Ray, KO4RB, likes the episodes on batteries and asks about using battery power for the home station, like an uninterruptible power supply for computers. Looks like a great topic for a future show.

Herman, KE5HYW, comments about Richard's article “What the Heck is NTS?”. He asked for a link to the Dallas/Ft. Worth NTS net, which is the DFW Traffic Net at http://www.dfwtrafficnet.org.

Neil, NG5NG, enjoys the show as always, especially the Texas drawl.

Scott, N2WMD, writes several emails. He enjoys listening on his commute, and has made a donation. (Thanks, Scott!) He's working on a MKARS80 80m SSB QRP kit.

08:48 Donations Donations have helped pay for a new mixer board and a new video camera! A new microphone is pending.

Thanks to Don WS4E, Scott N2WMD, David AF5U, and John from Moscow, ID. Last time I said we had no donations, but there were two: David in Pleasanton CA, and Jerry KD0BIK from The Practical Amateur Podcast. Thanks, everyone. All donations help to fund better equipment for the podcast.

Please consider donating whatever you can to the podcast. Or, if you're buying something at Amazon, click the Amazon link at the website, as that will help out. There's also a PayPal link on the web site.

15:10 Song “Hattie Mae” by Zac Harmon, from the album “From the Root”
20:05 Topic Richard talks about an exchange he saw on a newsgroup about restrictions being placed on what can or cannot be discussed on a club's repeater, specifically, religion and politics. Is this a freedom of speech issue?
39:00 Song “I'm A Man – Hootchie Koochie Man” by Papa Don McMinn, from the album “Live on Beale Street”
44:42 Conclusion Thanks everyone for your donations, your mentions on blogs, sharing the podcasts, etc.
Email Richard at kb5jbv@gmail.com

Twitter: twitter.com/kb5jbv

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

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

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