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At this point, since Ubuntu is beginning to look like a really viable alternative OS, the next big issue is whether it will support the ham radio applications that we want to run. Fortunately, the answer to this question is — yes it will.

At this point, since Ubuntu is beginning to look like a really viable alternative OS, the next big issue is whether it will support the ham radio applications that we want to run. Fortunately, the answer to this question is … Continue reading

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My Ubuntu Hams badge. Some nerd bling just in time for hamfest.

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ARRL Field Day

For some amateur radio operators, the annual Field Day is a big deal. Here in Madison County, Al we put on a pretty big effort, and get to practice our rapid-response skills and be competitive at the same time. If … Continue reading

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Ubuntu-Hams – great week, first on-air nets

It’s been a great week for the Ubuntu-Hams team. We’ve had a lot of activity on IRC for weeks, but we finally set up some scheduled nets, and had the first of those this week. Of the four nets on … Continue reading

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Ubuntu Hams – our first UDS session was great

The Ubuntu Hams team was started a year ago, and has seen a lot of membership growth since then. We just finished the first BOF session we’ve ever had at an Ubuntu Developer’s Summit, and it was a lot of … Continue reading

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Call for participation – creation of a specification for interoperability of amateur radio applications

Calling all developers of amateur radio software … Recently there has been discussion in several of the amateur radio development communities that I participate in about establishing standards for interoperability of amateur radio applications. Discussion has been around protocols and data formats … Continue reading

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