RF Podcast EP 49 Powerful Linux

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RF Podcast EP 49 Powerful Linux

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  • Mobile Episode
  • Intro
  • Welcome
  • Visit the website www.rfpodcast.info
  • Donations
  • Bridgecom Systems (DMR Radios and Hotspots)
  • Patreon "Become a Patron Today!"
  • By Me A Coffee (Tip Jar)
  • PayPal (Our old faithful donation spot)
  • No feedback this time
  • Topic more Linux
    • Linux makes sense
    • It is not hard to work with
    • Has more than one Great Desktop
    • Different flavors of Linux are called Distributions
    • The current focus is to make it more desktop friendly
  • Why
    • You don't always want to have your ham stuff on your everyday equipment
    • Makes older computers run great
    • Can be run from a thumb drive
    • Live CD's
  • Freedom
    • Free as in money
    • Open source
    • The other free
    • Modify it if you want
    • Make it yours
    • Share it with your friends
    • If I put it on my wife's machine she wouldn't know the difference
  • Best Distributions
  • Probably Not for the Novice
  • Read about other Distros and see there top ten list at Distrowatch
  • Amateur Radio
    • All the software is in one place
    • lots of software in the repositories
      • Rig Control
      • Packet
      • Logging
      • Digital Modes software
      • CW Trainers
      • Satellite Software
      • DX Cluster
    • Did an interview with the writer of FLdigi once
    • Free Soft Ware like FlDigi Linux and Windows
    • CQRlog
    • XDX
    • Drats
      • Feature Rich D-Star Data
  • Richards Story Time
    • Crunch Bang Linux
    • on a 12 year old laptop
    • A bunch of computer stuff
  • Use Linux Mint and take a test drive
  • I hate Windows
  • Started on Windows 2.0 before that I was a DOS guy
  • Check out the Gal in the Heil headset
  • SEND ME YOUR FEEDBACK!
  • Brad Sucks Rocks

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About the Author

Richard KB5JBV has been an Amateur radio operator since 1988. He has held positions with the America Radio Relay League including but not limited to Assistant Section Manager, Official Observer, Official Relay Station, Official Emergency Station, ARES Emergency Coordinator for Resonant Frequency: The Amateur Radio Podcast was created to help get information on amateur radio out to the new ham and the ham that wants to find out more about different aspects of the hobby they are thinking about getting into. So sit back have a drink and enjoy.

Richard KB5JBV has been an Amateur radio operator since 1988. He held positions with the America Radio Relay League including but not limited to Assistant Section Manager, Official Observer, Official Relay Station, Official Emergency Station, ARES Emergency Coordinator for Kaufman County Texas, Volunteer Examiner and Technical Specialist in the North Texas section.

Richard has also served as RACES assistant radio officer for the city of Mesquite, Tx. and among numerous other duties Including club president for the HAM Association of Mesquite Texas.

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