Fwd: 2008 hamfest booth question

Trey Brown palintheus at gmail.com
Fri Feb 15 19:47:24 GMT 2008


I nominate Rogers as the HAM Relations team lead ;p

On Fri, Feb 15, 2008 at 1:42 PM, Wesley Harp <wesj at wesleyharp.com> wrote:

> Well then we'll need to start some work on what we'd like to offer at the
> event.  As far as information, etc.  We also need to look into the available
> HAM software that runs on Ubuntu/Linux.
>
>
> On Fri, Feb 15, 2008 at 1:36 PM, Rob Rogers <r2d2rogers at gmail.com> wrote:
>
> > I called the Event Coordinator for the Hamfest
> > (http://www.ares-nela.org/hamfest/index.htm).
> >
> > He welcomed the idea of us having a booth at the Hamfest and will send
> > me more information when he gets home this evening.
> >
> > I was very encouraged by his response, and he mentioned a repeater
> > system that uses linux as the OS.
> >
> > -Rob
> >
> > On Thu, Feb 14, 2008 at 2:32 PM, Rob Rogers <r2d2rogers at gmail.com>
> > wrote:
> > > Dustin,
> > >
> > >  I'm trying to encourage one, but I don't know how much progress we
> > >  have yet.  I was hoping to use events here to build a general linux
> > >  users group to tie in with the state wide Local Community Team for
> > >  Ubuntu.
> > >
> > >  -Rob
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > >  On Thu, Feb 14, 2008 at 1:30 PM, Dustin Puryear <
> > dustin at puryear-it.com> wrote:
> > >  > Monroe? I'll be in Monroe next week for business. Is there a Linux
> > group
> > >  >  there?
> > >  >
> > >  >  --
> > >  >  Puryear Information Technology, LLC
> > >  >  Baton Rouge, LA * 225-706-8414
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> > >  >
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> > >  >
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> > >  >
> > >  >
> > >  >
> > >  >
> > >  >  Rob Rogers wrote:
> > >  >  > FYI this is a copy of the email I sent to a contact address for
> > the
> > >  >  > Twin City HAM Club of Monroe/West Monroe.
> > >  >  >
> > -----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------
> > >  >  > I live in Monroe and would also like to become a licensed HAM at
> > some
> > >  >  > point.  I am a member of the Ubuntu Local Community Team for
> > >  >  > Louisiana.  I am contacting you because we are interested in
> > having a
> > >  >  > booth or table at one of your events.  I don't know if you are
> > >  >  > familiar with Ubuntu or Linux, but it is an operating system
> > like
> > >  >  > MacOS X or Windows.
> > >  >  >
> > >  >  > We would not be selling anything, but would have flyers,
> > information,
> > >  >  > and CD's to hand out.  If I am able to generate some interest at
> > some
> > >  >  > point we'd want to hold an install fest that would let us help
> > people
> > >  >  > to install Ubuntu Linux on their own computers, but we are still
> > >  >  > getting our feet wet in engaging the community at large.  Is
> > there
> > >  >  > someone specific I need to talk to about arrangements for a
> > booth at
> > >  >  > the 2008 Hamfest?
> > >  >  >
> > >  >  > Thank you for your time,
> > >  >  >
> > >  >  > -Rob Rogers
> > >  >  >
> > >  >
> > >
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