Welcome to the Ham Shack!

It all began with a simple blog post, trying to gage the level of interest in articles about Open Source Software supporting the Amateur Radio community. Well, actually, it started with a conversation in the #linuxjournal IRC room, which became a blog, and a flood of email, in a good way, and then, well, the January 2010 Linux Journal focusing on Amateur Radio and Open Source and then to this, our own little Ham Shack here at the Linux Journal. And while I do not think we will be having an antenna party anytime soon, I look forward to what should be an interesting exchange of ideas, knowledge, tips, tricks and traps on everything that the Open Source Communities of software, hardware and Amateur Radio have to offer.

So welcome! Do not be shy and let us see where this will take us. Because, When all else fails...

Roger that!

David Lane's picture

Hari,

You got it. Give me a few days to get my feet back under me. We have a BUNCH! In the meantime...

New to Amateur Radio: Hello Radio

Amateur Radio and Linux: Linux in the Ham Shack

More to come! Soon! I am typing, really...and so is the horde of penguins under my desk.

David Lane, KG4GIY is a member of Linux Journal's Editorial Advisory Panel and the Control Op for Linux Journal's Virtual Ham Shack

Just in time for Christmas

Arthur Whittum's picture

Congratulations on unleashing some pent up demand, David. Now I guess maybe I'll go find the rusty old key to the penguin locker under my desk and give my feeble brain yet another path to follow. Seems like it 's time to have some fun again.
73,
Arthur
W1CRO

The Penguin Locker

David Lane's picture

I like that! Might have to do up a presentation on Linux and ARES too. I feel a training session coming soon to an EOC near you.

In the meantime, dust off your distributions and away we go.

David Lane, KG4GIY is a member of Linux Journal's Editorial Advisory Panel and the Control Op for Linux Journal's Virtual Ham Shack

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