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When All Else Fails - Amateur Radio, the Original Open-Source Project

Date : 10 / 12 / 2009
Author : Robert Broomhead - VK3DN

Amateurs may be interested to learn that the January 2010 edition of "Linux Journal" contains articles comparing the similarities and evolution of Amateur Radio and the development of Open Source software.
The magazines teaser text reads as follows ...

"You say potato, I say potahto, you say ham, I say amateur... you see where I'm going with this? Ok, maybe not, Amateur Radio, that's where and that's what this month's issue focus is. What you might ask is the connection between Amateur Radio and Linux? Well Linux may be the only O/S out there with an AX.25 packet radio protocol driver, and it's had it since forever. So blow the dust off your license and start reading. "

More can be read online via the Linux Journal website by simply clicking the following Link


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