Fwd: 2008 hamfest booth question

Wesley Harp wesj at wesleyharp.com
Fri Feb 15 19:49:14 GMT 2008


That makes sense since he's actually in Monroe.

On Fri, Feb 15, 2008 at 1:47 PM, Trey Brown <palintheus at gmail.com> wrote:

> 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?
> > > >  >
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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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