[svlug] "Rivdendell Radio Automation & KDRT-LP" at Sept. 17th Linux Users' Group of Davis meeting

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Wed Sep 5 15:44:40 PDT 2007

The Linux Users' Group of Davis (LUGOD), will be holding a meeting on:

  September 17, 2007
  6:30pm - 9:00pm

The meeting will be held at our regular location:

  Davis Public Library
  Blanchard Meeting Room
  315 East 14th Street
  Davis, California 95616


  Rivendell Radio Automation & KDRT-LP

  Presented by:
    Darrick Servis, Jeff Shaw, KDRT-LP 101.5FM, Davis

  Darrick Servis and Jeff Shaw give an overview of Rivendell Radio
  Automation Software and how Davis low power radio station KDRT-LP
  101.5 FM uses it. Included in the talk are why open source software is
  a good fit for community media, and LPFM stations in particular, how
  to install Rivendell, an overview of the design of the software, and
  possible future projects. The talk will be informal with plenty of
  time for questions and discussion.

  Rivendell is an Open Source tool that provides 'as complete radio
  broadcast automation solution, with facilities for the acquisition,
  management, scheduling and playout of audio content.'

About the Speakers:

  Jeff Shaw is currently training manager at Davis Media Access. He is
  also one of the founders of KDRT-LP and volunteers as station
  director. He is also on the board of directors for Common Frequency,
  Inc. a community radio advocacy group. He is not a computer expert.

For details on this meeting, visit:


For maps, directions, public transportation schedules, etc., visit:


Borrow Books from LUGOD:

  LUGOD maintains a lending library containing nearly 150 books related
  to Linux, networking, programming and other topics.
  (See http://www.lugod.org/library/ for the complete list.)

  If you'd like for a book to be brought to this meeting so you may
  borrow it, contact: librarian at lugod.org

About LUGOD:

  The Linux Users' Group of Davis is a 501(c)7 non-profit organization
  dedicated to the Linux computer operating system and other Open Source
  and Free Software.

  LUGOD holds regular meetings with guest speakers in Davis, California,
  as well as other events in Davis and the greater Sacramento region.
  Events are always free and open to the public.

  Please visit our website for more details:  http://www.lugod.org/

Bill Kendrick
pr at lugod.org
Public Relations Officer
Linux Users' Group of Davis
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