Fwd: Re: [svlug] SVLUG VP gets Ham Radio license
jerry at pc-intouch.com
Tue Nov 6 07:16:02 PST 2001
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Subject: Re: [svlug] SVLUG VP gets Ham Radio license
Date: Tue, 6 Nov 2001 07:36:53 -0800
From: jerry <jerry at pc-intouch.com>
To: ikluft at thunder.sbay.org (Ian Kluft)
On Monday 05 November 2001 19:04, you wrote:
> I'd like to congratulate SVLUG VP Don Marti on getting his Amateur Radio
> (Ham Radio) license. His callsign is KG6INA, as issued by the FCC.
Congratulations to Mr. Marti... As a slight change in subject, many of you
might find "http://www.irlp.net" of interest. About 300 vhf and uhf repeater
operators are using VOIP and Linux to interconnect, on demand, a world-
wide network. Kinda interesting and almost exclusively Linux...
de Jerry, WA6CVL
> If he hasn't already had his first on-air contact by Wednesday's SVLUG
> meeting, we'll help him with that. If you're a Ham, bring your HT
> (handheld transceiver). I'll be monitoring 446.5 MHz simplex before
> and after the meeting.
> Besides his SVLUG position, Don is also as Editor of Embedded Linux Journal
> and Technical Editor of Linux Journal. Don was also one of the volunteers
> who helped make the Linux10 picnic happen. (Don and Tabinda were the
> I remember Don commented at Linux10 that he was impressed with the
> "small army" (as he described it) of Ham Radio operators who handled
> on-site communications. Apparently he was so impressed that he studied,
> passed the written test and got his own Ham Radio license.
> Of course, while we're mentioning things we were impressed with at Linux10,
> there were so many things that the volunteers did that impressed attendees
> and each other. But it's probably agreed by all that the Food Crew took
> top honors in that department. Can't forget to mention their efforts...
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