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The Curiosity Hour Podcast
Episode 214 - Chip Scanlan (The Curiosity Hour Podcast by Dan Sterenchuk and Tommy Estlund)

The Curiosity Hour Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later May 25, 2022 69:30


Episode 214 - Chip Scanlan. Dan Sterenchuk and Tommy Estlund are honored to have as our guest, Chip Scanlan. Chip Scanlan is a former award-winning journalist, a writer, publisher, author and writing coach. He was the director of writing programs and The National Writers' Workshops at The Poynter Institute, one of the world's top schools for professional journalists. His latest books are “Writers on Writing: Inside the lives of 55 distinguished writers and editors” and “Writers on Writing: The Journal.” His new book, “33 Ways Not to Screw Up Your Journalism” will be available on Amazon later this month. He lives in St. Petersburg, Florida and tries to write and coach better every day. “Chip's Writing Lessons,” his writing advice blog is available at chipswritinglessons.com while his newsletter can be found at chipscanlan.substack.com. In March, he donated a month's royalties from his books to the Hospitallers Medical Battalion, brave Ukrainian paramedics who save lives every day and encourages contributions to https://www.hospitallers.co.uk Note: Guests create their own bio description for each episode. The Curiosity Hour Podcast is hosted and produced by Dan Sterenchuk and Tommy Estlund. The Curiosity Hour Podcast is listener supported! The easiest way to donate is via the Venmo app and you can donate to (at symbol) CuriosityHour (Download app here: venmo.com) The Curiosity Hour Podcast is available free on 13 platforms: Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Spotify, Amazon Music, Audible, Soundcloud, TuneIn, iHeartRadio, Stitcher, Podbean, PlayerFM, Castbox, and Pocket Casts. Disclaimers: The Curiosity Hour Podcast may contain content not suitable for all audiences. Listener discretion advised. The views and opinions expressed by the guests on this podcast are solely those of the guest(s). These views and opinions do not necessarily represent those of The Curiosity Hour Podcast. This podcast may contain explicit language. The Public Service Announcement near the end of the episode solely represents the views of Tommy and Dan and not our guests or our listeners. Tommy and Dan were provided with a review copy of the books in preparation for interviewing Chip. Thank you to Chip for providing us with these books!

Charlottesville Community Engagement
May 20, 2022: Charlottesville City Council presented with information on who is renting from the city and how much they are paying

Charlottesville Community Engagement

Play Episode Listen Later May 20, 2022 16:51


There are 32 days left until the summer solstice which will mark the longest time this year that the rays of our star will soak our area of the planet with light and other forms of radiation. However, this is the first day of the year when temperature gauges on the Fahrenheit scale will come very close to triple digits. What will Charlottesville Community Engagement say about the matter in this May 20, 2022 edition of the program? Very little, but the host, Sean Tubbs, is sincere in wishing everyone well in the heat to come. On today’s program:A historical marker is unveiled at the Central Library in downtown Charlottesville to honor the legal battle to admit a Black man to the University of Virginia Law School Charlottesville City Council is briefed on efforts to get a handle on what property the city leases out and whether all of the tenants are paying their fair shareFifth District Republicans will meet tomorrow to select a nominee for the U.S. House of Representatives And work on a Regional Transit Vision will culminate next week in a long presentation to regional officials about what could happen if the area found a new mechanism for more funding for expanded transit Shout-out for an ACHS program on the Fields of Honor This year, the Albemarle Charlottesville Historical Society has been working with a group called the Fields of Honor to identify soldiers who were killed in action in the Second World War. Since February, ACHS researchers have helped locate several photographs of the fallen, including that of Private Clarence Edward McCauley who was tracked down through high school records. There are 18 remaining photographs to be found, and on Thursday, May 26 at 7 p.m. the ACHS will host Debbie Holloman and Sebastian Vonk of the Fields of Honor Foundation to talk about how you can take part in their volunteer efforts honoring the service and sacrifice of US WWII service members buried or memorialized at US war cemeteries in Europe. That’s Thursday, May 26, at 7 p.m. via Zoom or Facebook Live.Historical Marker unveiled at Central Library for crucial desegregation caseA crowd assembled yesterday afternoon at the intersection of East Market Street and 3rd Street NW in downtown Charlottesville to watch the unveiling of a historic marker to commemorate an important moment in the desegregation of education in Virginia. In 1950, Gregory Swanson applied to attend the University of Virginia School of Law, but he was denied a space because he was Black. He sued in federal court citing 14th Amendment rights to equal protection, and a three-panel judge heard arguments on September 5 that year. David Plunkett is the director of the Jefferson Madison Regional Library, and he noted the historic nature of the building that is the library system’s headquarters.“This building is formerly a federal building and home to the courtroom where Gregory Swanson won his legal petition for entry into the University of Virginia law school,” Plunkett said.     Plunkett said Swanson’s case was part of the NAACP’s legal strategy to challenge the system of desegregation. “While the law school had admitted Mr. Swanson on his merit, with the support of staff including Mortimer Caplin, the Board of University Board of Visitors subsequently denied his admittance based on his skin color,” Plunkett said. “The case tried here overturned that ruling and helped lead to the desegregation of higher education in the South.”Risa Goluboff is the current Dean of the UVA Law School, and she said the marker celebrates Swanson’s bravery and persistence. “He did all this for a belief, for a legal and constitutional principle, for his own growth as a lawyer and a person, for his race, and for the nation as a whole,” Goluboff said. Swanson was represented by the law firm of Hill, Martin, & Robinson, with future Supreme Court Justice Thurgood Marshall serving as his legal counsel. Goluboff said the denial back in 1950 must be remembered, as well as the University’s condoning of slavery and the continuance of Jim Crow era laws. She said Swanson’s case should be celebrated.“And when he succeeded, he became the first Black student not only at the University of Virginia Law School, not only at the University of Virginia writ large, but at any state in the former Confederacy,” Goluboff said. “Telling his story both forces and enables us to remember those aspects of our history of exclusion and segregation that we must know in order to repudiate them.” Also on hand at the ceremony was M. Rick Turner, a former president of the Albemarle-Charlottesville NAACP. He said Black students at UVA have always challenged the status quo of an institution founded to perpetuate racial and class inequalities. “It is worth remembering that the [admittance] of Black students at UVA years ago was not a benevolent gesture on the part of the UVA administrators and state officials, but rather the presence of Gregory Swanson paved the way,” Turner said. To hear the event in full, visit the Charlottesville Podcasting Network where the full audio is posted and is available.Fifth District Republican convention tomorrowRepublicans across Virginia’s new Fifth Congressional District will gather tomorrow at Hampden-Sydney College in Prince Edward County to select a candidate for the November 8 election. Over 2,000 attendees are pre-filed for the event, according to the draft program. Incumbent Bob Good of Campbell County faces challenger Dan Moy in the race, and the program states that each will give a speech before the votes are taken. There will also be remarks from outgoing Chair William Pace and incoming Chair Rick Buchannan. The program contains multiple endorsements for Good from Republican leaders across the United States, as well as several Delegates and Senators of the General Assembly. Moy’s sole endorsement is from the group Chasing Freedom Virginia.There are a total of 24 Republican committees in the fifth District. The convention will be called to order at 10 a.m. and will use a weighted voting system. The winner will face Democrat Joshua Throneburg in the November election. Regional Transit Vision updateConsultants hired by the Thomas Jefferson Planning District Commission to craft a vision for how public transportation might work better in the Charlottesville area will present more details next Thursday. The firm AECOM is the lead consultant with Jarrett Walker and Associates serving as a subcontractor. The study may recommend the eventualtransition to a unified regional transit authority. (meeting info)“There will be a 90 minute presentation from the consultants to go over what we’ve done so far, survey the results of the first round of public engagement, and then also what they found for the vision for the community,” said Lucinda Shannon, a transportation planner for the TJPDC. Shannon told a technical committee of the Metropolitan Planning Organization that a three-day workshop was held with the transit providers to imagine new bus routes under a new scenario where there is $30 million in annual funding from a new transportation authority. The consultants modeled that scenario after a new authority in the Richmond area that was created in 2020. “We looked at the Central Virginia [Transportation] Authority’s model of how they collect revenue to kind of calculate how much we could collect if we formed an authority to pay for the vision,” Shannon said.Shannon said that for now, the JWA’s work is more about what the vision will be.  A second round of public engagement will take place soon after next week’s partnership meeting. Shannon said the firm AECOM may also be hired to conduct a governance study to recommend how to actually come up with that hypothetical $30 million. That work is contingent on approval by the Commonwealth Transportation Board at their meeting in June. Shannon said this study will be more about the funding than changing the structure of area transit. “So it’s not going to be looking at how [Charlottesville Area Transit] or any of the service providers are governed or run or anything like that,” Shannon said. “It’s just bringing in money and putting it out for transit.” Funding for these studies come from Albemarle County, Charlottesville, and the Department of Rail and Public Transportation. The budget for the vision plan is $350,000 and the budget for the governance plan is $150,000. See also: Regional Transit Partnership briefed on Regional Transit Vision, looming Charlottesville Area Transit route changes, April 1, 2021Regional Transit Vision may suggest resumption of Regional Transit Authority foundation, December 14, 2021Shout-out to Charlottesville Area Tree Stewards In today’s subscriber-supported Public Service Announcement, the Charlottesville Area Tree Stewards continues to offer classes this spring and summer to increase your awareness of our wooden neighbors and to prepare for the future. Coming up on June 7 is a tree identification course taught on Zoom by tree steward Elizabeth Ferguson followed by a separate hike on June 11 at the Department of Forestry’s headquarters near the Fontaine Research Park. That’s followed by a tree identification walk at the University of Virginia on June 12 for the public. On June 14, Rachel Keen will give a lecture on Zoom on the Social Life of Trees. Do trees really communicate with one another? What is a 'mother tree'? Can a tree do anything to repel a pest? Learn more at charlottesvilleareatreestewards.org.City seeking to know more about what property it rents The City of Charlottesville could be pulling in more revenue from tenants who may be leasing city property at rates well below the market rate. That’s one of the takeaways from a report given to Council at their meeting on May 16. As the City of Charlottesville government seeks to rebuild after a recent era of frequent leadership transitions, the current management is looking at aspects of the city administration that have gone unnoticed or unchecked. Until now, there has not been one central source in city government that controls all of the various leases the city has for its properties as well as service agreements. That makes it hard to track who is responsible or where the public can get information.“So what we’re trying to do at this moment is compile that but one of the first things we had to do was identify an individual who would have that as their job,” said Sam Sanders, the Deputy City Manager for operations. That person will be Brenda Kelley, who has been the redevelopment manager for the city for the past several years. Her position has been elevated to the Office of Community Solutions, and she’ll be presenting a full report to Council this summer. In the meantime, she prepared a briefing for Council for their May 16 meeting which began with a basic definition of what she’ll cover. “Leases or agreement-type leases where either the city is a party,” Kelley said. “This is where the city owns the property or the city is a tenant of a property owned by someone else.” The city has about 155,000 square feet of building spaces that bring in about $580,000 a year in revenue for the city. That doesn’t include about 50 acres under ground lease. The oldest lease dates back to 1922 and allows the city’s utilities office to use space at a pump station at the University of Virginia. One of the biggest amounts of space the city leases is at the Water Street Parking Garage. “The city doesn’t own the Water Street Parking Garage but we lease parking spaces,” Kelley said. The city does own the Market Street Parking Garage, as well as the buildings on East Market Street that are currently occupied by the Lucky 7 and a Guadalajara restaurant. The City Council of January 2017 paid $2.85 million for an eventual parking garage at the location, but the City Council of March 2021 opted to go in a different direction. For now, the city gets rent from those businesses. “The Lucky 7 and the Guadalajara and all of the Market Street Parking Garage retail spaces, those rent funds go into the Parking Enterprise Fund,” Kelley said. Revenues from the Charlottesville Pavilion and the building where S&P Global operates go into the Charlottesville Economic Development Authority fund. Kelley said further research needs to be done into intergovernmental leases with the courts, libraries, and other entities. She said that systems need to be in place to track the leases and make sure that any rent increases due to the city are at least known about for Council’s consideration. Councilor Sena Magill said she appreciated being able to see a more complete picture of the city’s property portfolio, and the potential to get more out of its investment. “When we look at a lot of these rents on a lot of these buildings, they are at about half of market rate,” Magill said. Magill said if the city is charging below market, it should be as a way of helping small businesses who are just getting started. She wanted to see a presentation from the Charlottesville Economic Development Authority on the leases they currently manage. Mayor Lloyd Snook said he wanted any lessees to know that the preliminary report is not intended to raise rates, but just to provide information. “Until this report and this information is gathered, we on Council had no idea who we were subsidizing and we have no idea why we’re subsidizing them in some cases and we may want to make some conscious decisions to continue to subsidize in the form of the rent or we may not but at least we will be doing so from the basis of actual knowledge,” Snook said. More to come as the summer heats up. Help Ting help support Town Crier productions!For one year now, Town Crier Productions has had a promotional offering through Ting!Are you interested in fast internet? Visit this site and enter your address to see if you can get service through Ting. If you decide to proceed to make the switch, you’ll get:Free installationSecond month of Ting service for freeA $75 gift card to the Downtown MallAdditionally, Ting will match your Substack subscription to support Town Crier Productions, the company that produces this newsletter and other community offerings. So, your $5 a month subscription yields $5 for TCP. Your $50 a year subscription yields $50 for TCP! The same goes for a $200 a year subscription! All goes to cover the costs of getting this newsletter out as often as possible. Learn more here! This is a public episode. If you’d like to discuss this with other subscribers or get access to bonus episodes, visit communityengagement.substack.com/subscribe

Big Hormone Enneagram
BHE 112 - [LIVE POD] PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT

Big Hormone Enneagram

Play Episode Listen Later May 15, 2022 69:46


Allow us to reintroduce ourselves. Coming to you live from Nothingville, Virginia. For the first time, watch the video version of this episode on our youtube page (link will appear here when it drops). — (2:11) Our response to the responses to the Ian Cron Episode — (7:25) Reintroducing ourselves as a group that's both irreverent and centered on inner work — (11:25) The approaches to inner work you prefer are a reflection of your type's point of view — (17:45) Our provocative style reflects our personalities and is a much needed contrast to the generally accepted beige enneagram culture — (21:38) American entitlement and expectation to be catered to and coddled is in direct conflict with the conscious suffering of inner work — (25:48) Addressing comments that we hate attachment types  — (33:17) Alexandra, the only social type in our midst, contextualizes our group — (36:37) The personal dynamics behind why people are drawn in but feel conflicted about our style  — (44:48) Curiosity and obsession with the enneagram is what generates the quality of content we produce — (47:59) Questions from the live audience — Can one's own narcissism be leveraged for inner work? — (51:53) How do positive types learn from us without needing their own space? — (58:50) What aspect of the enneagram do you still find yourselves curious about? Do you find yourselves curious about the basics? — (1:02:46) Light roasting of John's book. Integrating narcissism and inner work If you haven't already, go buy John's book on amazon or barnesandnoble: https://www.amazon.com/dp/0578784971/ref=cm_sw_r_cp_api_glt_fabc_VZ3VZVEG0M1RY42AWN2T Buy David's Trifix Booklet here: https://www.enneagrammer.com/store/trifix-venn-booklet-david-gray Learn how to type with the Dark Arts Academy at enneagrammer.com Watch recent typing classes on Johnny Depp, Amber Heard, and more. Call the Loveline with your comments and thoughts about the show at (323) 696-0647. Or you can also email bhepodcast@gmail.com or DM us with a pre-recorded voice message.

Charlottesville Community Engagement
May 13, 2022: Several vacancies coming up on Charlottesville Planning Commission as city prepares to rewrite zoning code; One million Americans have died of COVID

Charlottesville Community Engagement

Play Episode Listen Later May 13, 2022 15:22


Welcome to the only Friday the 13th of all of 2022! Many consider the day to be unlucky, a tradition that goes back many centuries. Rather than go through all of that, I’m more curious to know what you think of this day. Do you take precautions? Did you even notice? Do other days in a Friday the 13th’d month also have powers? In any case, those questions aren’t the purpose of Charlottesville Community Engagement, a podcast and newsletter whose host still wonders why. Charlottesville Community Engagement is mostly free but your financial support will help it growing! On today’s program:Governor Youngkin orders flags at half-mast to commemorate one million Americans who have died from COVIDThere are five vacancies on the Charlottesville Planning Commission, and the city is seeking applicantsAn update on the city’s zoning process as well as an update a lawsuit claiming the Comprehensive Plan is invalid under state lawAnd a quick preview of a conversation between the Reverend Alex Joyner and the author of a book on Virginia’s eugenics movement Shout-out to Charlottesville Area Tree Stewards In today’s subscriber-supported Public Service Announcement, the Charlottesville Area Tree Stewards continues to offer classes this spring and summer to increase your awareness of our wooden neighbors and to prepare for the future. Coming up on June 7 is a tree identification course taught on Zoom by tree steward Elizabeth Ferguson followed by a separate hike on June 11 at the Department of Forestry’s headquarters near the Fontaine Research Park. That’s followed by a tree identification walk at the University of Virginia on June 12 for the public. On June 14, Rachel Keen will give a lecture on Zoom on the Social Life of Trees. Do trees really communicate with one another? What is a 'mother tree'? Can a tree do anything to repel a pest? Learn more at charlottesvilleareatreestewards.org.One million Americans have died of COVID since pandemic beganGovernor Glenn Youngkin has followed the direction of President Joe Biden and has ordered that the United States and Virginia flags be flown at half-mast until Monday to commemorate the milestone of a million Americans who have now died of COVID in the past 26 months. I’ll have more on the pandemic tomorrow.On Thursday, the Virginia Department of Health reported another 3,144 new cases, and the seven-day average for new cases is 2,441. The seven-day percentage for PCR tests is 13.7 percent, up from 11 percent on May 6 and 9.1 percent on April 29. None of those numbers include tests taken at home. This morning the Virginia Healthcare and Hospital Association reports 325 people in hospitals are currently COVID positive, but many of those patients may have been admitted for other reasons. Forty-five COVID patients are currently hospitalized in intensive care units and 20 of those are on ventilators. Nationwide, the trend is toward more cases with 84,778 new cases reported through PCR tests according to data collected by the Centers for Disease Control. Hospitalizations are also trending upward across the country with a seven-day average of 2,603 new admissions a day. It’s important to remember that the number of COVID fatalities continues to trend downward with a current seven-day average of 272 deaths. The highest seven-day average during the pandemic was 3,420 in mid January of 2021 and 2,709 in early February of this year. Charlottesville hires two department headsThe City of Charlottesville has promoted two employees to take over their departments, and has also filled the position of Human Resources Director. Mary Ann Hardie will move to Charlottesville from Washington state to take the human resources position, which has been vacant since November 2020 when Michelle Vineyard left after just over a year of service. Hardie has served for the past three years as human resources director in Lacey, Washington. That’s a suburb of state capital Olympia that grew from 42,393 people to 53,526 from 2010 to 2020 according to the U.S. Census.Hardie starts work on May 16.Misty Graves has been with the city of Charlottesville’s Human Services Department for 16 years and has been the interim director since Kaki Dimock left the city to work for Albemarle County. “I am humbled by the opportunity to build on the existing work of the Department," is quoted in a press release. "Our Department is comprised of dedicated staff that are committed to creating a more equitable and just community so all of our residents may thrive, and it’s my honor to work alongside them.”David Dillehunt has been the interim deputy director of the Office of Communications and Public Engagement since soon after former director Brian Wheeler stepped down late last year. Deputy Director Joe Rice left soon afterwards. Dillehunt began working for Charlottesville in 2005 as a consultant has won two Regional Emmy Awards for work he’s produced for the city. In 2004, Dillehunt also produced a documentary on the children’s program You Can’t Do That On Television. (play the trailer) The city is still looking to fill the director’s position for the Office of Communications and Public Engagement. The position closes May 18 if you want to throw your hat in the ring. (see the vacancy)Vacancies opening up on Charlottesville Planning CommissionIf you have an interest in advising Charlottesville City Council on land use decisions, and have time to devote to the effort, you may get your chance. “There are spots on the Planning Commission that are coming open this summer,” said Missy Creasy, the Deputy Director of the city’s Department of Neighborhood Development Services. “And right now we are in the window for applications.” There are five terms ending this summer, and at least two current members cannot reapply. They are Jody Lahendro and Taneia Dowell. Commissioner Karim Habbab is filling an unexpired term which runs out on August 31. The terms of Hosea Mitchell and Rory Stolzenberg are both running out on that day. Stolzenberg is also filling out the unexpired term vacated when Hunter Smith resigned in 2018 after a handful of months in the position. Apply for the position here.Charlottesville zoning info slightly delayed Work on the next phase of the rewriting of Charlottesville’s zoning ordinance continues, but it’s slightly delayed. Neighborhood Development Services Director James Freas told the Planning Commission Tuesday that a “diagnostic and approach” report was not ready in time for their May meeting, but he hopes it will be out by the end of this month. (previous coverage)“As this point we are anticipating that the joint meeting between the Council and the Planning Commission to eventually make a decision on moving forward with that report, we’re projecting that happening in September at this point in time,” Freas said. Freas is now referring to this report as a conceptual plan for the new zoning ordinance. “It’s going to lay out what the approach is towards bringing our zoning into consistency with our Comprehensive Plan and its meant to include within it both modeling of potential building outcomes, so what type of buildings might be buildable under the policies articulated in the Comprehensive Plan, and how the market might respond to this new zoning,” Freas said. Freas said a public meeting will be held two weeks after the report with other community engagement events happening over the summer. The new Comprehensive Plan was adopted in November 2021. Consult Information Charlottesville for a series of property transactions in city limits since then. That joint City Council and Planning Commission meeting in September will be after a pair of judicial proceedings related to a lawsuit filed by anonymous Charlottesville property owners challenging the validity of the Comprehensive Plan. A hearing on the initial motion will be held in Charlottesville Circuit Court on July 15 with Judge Richard E. Moore presiding. A hearing on a city-filed demurrer to require the plaintiffs to identify themselves will be held on August 26. Alderman Library construction reaches milestoneThe tallest portions of the new Alderman Library have been installed, and the University of Virginia marked the occasion with a “topping out” ceremony. UVA Today reports that over a hundred workers were on hand to witness the placement of two steel beams that had been signed by UVA officials and more. “The two beams are part of the steel-framed clerestory roof structure, an architectural feature that will allow natural light to reach the study and reading rooms inside the library,” writes Matt Kelly in an article posted yesterday. The library itself is only two thirds of the way to being completed. When it’s done, there will be a new entrance that faces University Avenue. Bill Palmer is with the UVA Office of the Architect and he gave an update to the Charlottesville Planning Commission on Tuesday. “That’s a big milestone of a transformative project over there that will really open up the library towards University Avenue as you’re going up and down that thoroughfare,” Palmer said. The original library opened in 1937, but was closed off to University Avenue in 1967 when the “stacks” were built. I’ll have more from the Planning Commission in a future edition of Charlottesville Community Engagement. In today’s other three shout-outsCode for Charlottesville is seeking volunteers with tech, data, design, and research skills to work on community service projects. Founded in September 2019, Code for Charlottesville has worked on projects with the Legal Aid Justice Center, the Charlottesville Fire Department, and the Charlottesville Office of Human Rights. Visit codeforcville.org to learn about those projects. In the middle, I’d like to take the opportunity to wish my brother, Steve Tubbs, a happy birthday for tomorrow. The final comes from another Patreon supporter who wants you to go out and read a local news story written by a local journalist. Whether it be the Daily Progress, Charlottesville Tomorrow, C-Ville Weekly, NBC29, CBS19, WINA, or some other place I’ve not mentioned - the community depends on a network of people writing about the community. Go learn about this place today!Eugenics and the Making of Modern VirginiaThe newsletter and podcast you’re experiencing stems from a website I created in 2005 to bring lectures, interviews, and audio segments to the public as an experiment. The Charlottesville Podcasting Network has been in the hands of my friend Dan Gould for several years, but he recently retired and passed the baton back to me. From time to time, I’ll end this newsletter with a small taste of what you might hear there. The Reverend Alex Joyner is the pastor of Charlottesville First United Methodist Church, and he wants to ask questions about what it takes to make a place more whole. One thread in his questioning is the future of Market Street Park in downtown Charlottesville. In February, he interviewed Elizabeth Catte, the author of Pure America: Eugenics and the Making of Modern Virginia. Catte said she wrote the book after learning about some of the history of Western State Hospital. After the original structure closed in 2005, the site was turned over to the Staunton Industrial Authority for redevelopment as apartments. At one point, the facility was known bluntly as the Western State Lunatic Asylum. “Its history became part of its branding identity and that was a really interesting transformation to me,” Catte said.“Yeah, that’s a long stretch to pull those two things together,” Joyner said. “So 200 years of history had to get condensed into something that could be about two paragraphs on a website and could also be anchored to branding material for tourism, for community development, so it developed this really cozy kind of positive story about early physicians who committed themselves to the humane treatment of mental illnesses,” Catte said. “That was certainly one of the chapters of that sites’ history but the larger chapter that I knew as a historian was the history of the institution during the eugenics era.”Eugenics was the legal practice of sterilizing those thought to be inferior so they would not reproduce. The 1927 United States Supreme Court ruling of Buck v. Bell cleared the way for the practice, with Justice Oliver Wendell Holmes delivering the line “three generations of imbeciles is enough.” The practice was legal until the 1970’s.“At least 1,700 people were sterilized against their will at Western State Hospital,” Catte said. “The longest serving superintendent was a vocal leader of the Virginia eugenics movement and it has a very harrowing history.”To hear more from Alex Joyner’s interview with Elizabeth Catte, visit the Charlottesville Podcasting Network.Or view the interview on YouTube. Help Ting help support Town Crier productions!For one year now, Town Crier Productions has had a promotional offering through Ting!Are you interested in fast internet? Visit this site and enter your address to see if you can get service through Ting. If you decide to proceed to make the switch, you’ll get:Free installationSecond month of Ting service for freeA $75 gift card to the Downtown MallAdditionally, Ting will match your Substack subscription to support Town Crier Productions, the company that produces this newsletter and other community offerings. So, your $5 a month subscription yields $5 for TCP. Your $50 a year subscription yields $50 for TCP! The same goes for a $200 a year subscription! All goes to cover the costs of getting this newsletter out as often as possible. Learn more here! This is a public episode. If you’d like to discuss this with other subscribers or get access to bonus episodes, visit communityengagement.substack.com/subscribe

The Jason Rantz Show
Hour 1 - A catch public service announcement

The Jason Rantz Show

Play Episode Listen Later May 10, 2022 37:21


What's Trending: Biden lies through his teeth about the reasons for inflation, Gig Harbor students look to save a Chinese Foreign language program, and Elon Musk says that he may overturn the Twitter ban on Donald Trump. Anti-gun mayor Lori Lightfoot calls for arms to protect LGBT members from fake claim that SCOTUS is coming for us.  WA DOL finally does something right.  See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Indigenous Rights Radio
Busting Myths About Coivd - 19 Hindi

Indigenous Rights Radio

Play Episode Listen Later May 9, 2022 1:10


There are many truths and myths associated with COVI-19. Adivasi Lives Matter produced these Public Service Announcements todebunk some of these myths.

Indigenous Rights Radio
Busting Myths About Coivd - 19 Kokborok Language

Indigenous Rights Radio

Play Episode Listen Later May 9, 2022 1:05


There are many truths and myths associated with COVI-19. Adivasi Lives Matter produced these Public Service Announcements todebunk some of these myths.

Indigenous Rights Radio
Busting Myths About Coivd - 19 Santali Language

Indigenous Rights Radio

Play Episode Listen Later May 9, 2022 1:11


There are many truths and myths associated with COVI-19. Adivasi Lives Matter produced these Public Service Announcements todebunk some of these myths.

Indigenous Rights Radio
Busting Myths About Covid - 19 Gondi Language

Indigenous Rights Radio

Play Episode Listen Later May 9, 2022 1:10


There are many truths and myths associated with COVI-19. Adivasi Lives Matter produced these Public Service Announcements todebunk some of these myths.

Indigenous Rights Radio
Busting Myths About Covid - 19 Irula Language

Indigenous Rights Radio

Play Episode Listen Later May 9, 2022 1:10


There are many truths and myths associated with COVI-19. Adivasi Lives Matter produced these Public Service Announcements todebunk some of these myths.

Indigenous Rights Radio
Busting Myths About Covid - 19 Mog Language

Indigenous Rights Radio

Play Episode Listen Later May 9, 2022 1:39


There are many truths and myths associated with COVI-19. Adivasi Lives Matter produced these Public Service Announcements todebunk some of these myths.

Indigenous Rights Radio
Covid - 19 And Fertility

Indigenous Rights Radio

Play Episode Listen Later May 9, 2022 1:00


There are many truths and myths associated with COVI-19. Adivasi Lives Matter produced these Public Service Announcements todebunk some of these myths.

Indigenous Rights Radio
Covid - 19 And Fertilty Bhunjiya Language

Indigenous Rights Radio

Play Episode Listen Later May 9, 2022 1:08


There are many truths and myths associated with COVI-19. Adivasi Lives Matter produced these Public Service Announcements todebunk some of these myths.

Indigenous Rights Radio
Covid - 19 And Infirtility Hindi

Indigenous Rights Radio

Play Episode Listen Later May 9, 2022 1:07


There are many truths and myths associated with COVI-19. Adivasi Lives Matter produced these Public Service Announcements todebunk some of these myths.

Indigenous Rights Radio
Covid - 19 And The Local Economy

Indigenous Rights Radio

Play Episode Listen Later May 9, 2022 0:54


There are many truths and myths associated with COVI-19. Adivasi Lives Matter produced these Public Service Announcements todebunk some of these myths.

Indigenous Rights Radio
Covid - 19 And Weather Temperature

Indigenous Rights Radio

Play Episode Listen Later May 9, 2022 0:56


There are many truths and myths associated with COVI-19. Adivasi Lives Matter produced these Public Service Announcements todebunk some of these myths.

Indigenous Rights Radio
The Impact That Covid - 19 Has On Small Business Hindi Language

Indigenous Rights Radio

Play Episode Listen Later May 9, 2022 1:03


There are many truths and myths associated with COVI-19. Adivasi Lives Matter produced these Public Service Announcements todebunk some of these myths.

The Curiosity Hour Podcast
Episode 213 - Erica Anderson-Senter (The Curiosity Hour Podcast by Tommy Estlund and Dan Sterenchuk)

The Curiosity Hour Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later May 8, 2022 56:31


Episode 213 - Erica Anderson-Senter. Dan Sterenchuk and Tommy Estlund are honored to have as our guest, Erica Anderson-Senter. Erica Anderson-Senter lives and writes in Fort Wayne, Indiana. She teaches high school English and Creative Writing. Her first full length collection, Midwestern Poet's Incomplete Guide to Symbolism, is available through EastOver Press. Her work has also appeared in Tinderbox Poetry Journal, the once CrabFat Magazine, Midwestern Gothic, Off the Coast, and Dialogist among others. Her chapbook, seven days now, was published by The Dandelion Review. Erica hosts free literary events throughout her city to bring poetry to the public. She holds an MFA in Creative Writing through the Writing Seminars at Bennington College in Bennington, Vermont. Buy book: Midwestern Poet's Incomplete Guide To Symbolism https://eastoverpress.com/books/poetry/a-midwestern-poets-incomplete-guide-to-symbolism/ https://www.indiebound.org/book/9781934894675 https://www.amazon.com/Midwestern-Poets-Incomplete-Guide-Symbolism/dp/1934894672 Social Media: https://www.instagram.com/ericaann/ https://www.tiktok.com/@oldladybingbong https://twitter.com/tinytoadstool Note: Guests create their own bio description for each episode. The Curiosity Hour Podcast is hosted and produced by Dan Sterenchuk and Tommy Estlund. The Curiosity Hour Podcast is listener supported! The easiest way to donate is via the Venmo app and you can donate to (at symbol) CuriosityHour (Download app here: venmo.com) The Curiosity Hour Podcast is available free on 13 platforms: Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Spotify, Amazon Music, Audible, Soundcloud, TuneIn, iHeartRadio, Stitcher, Podbean, PlayerFM, Castbox, and Pocket Casts. Disclaimers: The Curiosity Hour Podcast may contain content not suitable for all audiences. Listener discretion advised. The views and opinions expressed by the guests on this podcast are solely those of the guest(s). These views and opinions do not necessarily represent those of The Curiosity Hour Podcast. This podcast may contain explicit language. The Public Service Announcement near the end of the episode solely represents the views of Tommy and Dan and not our guests or our listeners. Tommy and Dan requested and were provided with a review copy of the book in preparation for interviewing Erica. Thank you to the publisher and Erica for providing us with these books.

Two And A Half Marks
Public Service Announcement

Two And A Half Marks

Play Episode Listen Later May 6, 2022 0:17


We will be back next week with ECW One Night Stand

Hacker Public Radio
HPR3586: HPR Community News for April 2022

Hacker Public Radio

Play Episode Listen Later May 2, 2022


table td.shrink { white-space:nowrap } New hosts Welcome to our new hosts: Lee, Sarah. Last Month's Shows Id Day Date Title Host 3565 Fri 2022-04-01 Heavy Hacking down in the quarry. timttmy 3566 Mon 2022-04-04 HPR Community News for March 2022 HPR Volunteers 3567 Tue 2022-04-05 What is NVMe™ and why is it important? JWP 3568 Wed 2022-04-06 PopKorn Episode 2: Programming, Mathematics, and Asymmetric Literacy BlacKernel 3569 Thu 2022-04-07 Linux Inlaws S01E53: Rust Marketing monochromec 3570 Fri 2022-04-08 The Filesystem Ahuka 3571 Mon 2022-04-11 The Meatball Mystery Windigo 3572 Tue 2022-04-12 More about NVMe JWP 3573 Wed 2022-04-13 Home Coffee Roasting, part 2 dnt 3574 Thu 2022-04-14 Local Talking Newspapers Lee 3575 Fri 2022-04-15 An Edinburgh Blether Dave Morriss 3576 Mon 2022-04-18 First impressions of Ubuntu 22.04 as a daily driver. knightwise 3577 Tue 2022-04-19 Hello and how I got into tech Sarah 3578 Wed 2022-04-20 Linux Inlaws S01E54: Electronic Freedom Never Mind the Civil Rest monochromec 3579 Thu 2022-04-21 PINN is not NOOBS Archer72 3580 Fri 2022-04-22 RAW images Ahuka 3581 Mon 2022-04-25 My daily Linux driver. knightwise 3582 Tue 2022-04-26 Rolling a new character tuturto 3583 Wed 2022-04-27 takov751 and dnt talk about browsers dnt 3584 Thu 2022-04-28 The collective history of RAID controller brands JWP 3585 Fri 2022-04-29 Freedom of speech in open source, Part 2. Some Guy On The Internet Comments this month These are comments which have been made during the past month, either to shows released during the month or to past shows. There are 41 comments in total. Past shows There are 10 comments on 7 previous shows: hpr2881 (2019-08-19) "Automatically split album into tracks in Audacity" by Ken Fallon. Comment 5: Archer72 on 2022-04-25: "And now I know, and will forget again" hpr3378 (2021-07-14) "A bit of my experience with Starlink internet service" by Jezra. Comment 1: Windigo on 2022-04-06: "Congratulations!" hpr3534 (2022-02-17) "Vernier caliper" by Ken Fallon. Comment 4: Kevin O'Brien on 2022-04-16: "Taking me back" hpr3554 (2022-03-17) "Guide to the Science and Technology Section of Bitchute" by Mechatroniac. Comment 1: dnt on 2022-04-01: "that motor" hpr3559 (2022-03-24) "Linux Inlaws S01E52: The Zig Project" by monochromec. Comment 1: clacke on 2022-04-18: "The nitty-gritty of US non-profits" Comment 2: clacke on 2022-04-18: "Re: The nitty-gritty of US non-profits" hpr3563 (2022-03-30) "Home Coffee Roasting, part 1" by dnt. Comment 2: ClaudioM on 2022-04-01: "Enjoyed this Episode while Brewing my Morning Coffee :-)" hpr3564 (2022-03-31) "Removing EXIF data from an image" by Dave Morriss. Comment 2: ClaudioM on 2022-04-01: "Thanks for the Application Reminder!" Comment 3: Xoke on 2022-04-01: "My troubles with EXIF" Comment 4: Kevin O'Brien on 2022-04-16: "Orientation in Android" This month's shows There are 31 comments on 10 of this month's shows: hpr3565 (2022-04-01) "Heavy Hacking down in the quarry. " by timttmy. Comment 1: Jeremiah Schroeder on 2022-03-28: "Couldn't agree more"Comment 2: K. Olin on 2022-03-28: "Great show"Comment 3: Clayton Miner on 2022-03-28: "This brings back memories"Comment 4: Windigo on 2022-04-02: "Thanks for the contribution"Comment 5: jezra on 2022-04-05: "I started falling asleep" hpr3568 (2022-04-06) "PopKorn Episode 2: Programming, Mathematics, and Asymmetric Literacy" by BlacKernel. Comment 1: Some Guy On The Internet on 2022-04-08: "Public Service Announcement" hpr3570 (2022-04-08) "The Filesystem" by Ahuka. Comment 1: zen_floater2 on 2022-04-08: "Squirrel applause"Comment 2: Miguel on 2022-04-08: "Good blast from the past"Comment 3: Kevin O'Brien on 2022-04-08: "Thank you"Comment 4: Some Guy On The Internet on 2022-04-13: "I'm not old enough."Comment 5: Kevin O'Brien on 2022-04-14: "RAID on DOS" hpr3571 (2022-04-11) "The Meatball Mystery" by Windigo. Comment 1: kinghezy on 2022-04-12: "Meatballs and such"Comment 2: Windigo on 2022-04-14: "Thanks" hpr3572 (2022-04-12) "More about NVMe" by JWP. Comment 1: Some Guy On The Internet on 2022-04-13: "Thanks for the information." hpr3574 (2022-04-14) "Local Talking Newspapers" by Lee. Comment 1: Windigo on 2022-04-14: "Enlightening episode"Comment 2: brian-in-ohio on 2022-04-15: "good show"Comment 3: elmussol on 2022-04-24: "elderly relatives et al"Comment 4: elmussol on 2022-04-24: "addendum" hpr3575 (2022-04-15) "An Edinburgh Blether" by Dave Morriss. Comment 1: Some Guy On The Internet on 2022-04-15: "Declassified"Comment 2: brian-in-ohio on 2022-04-15: "show" hpr3576 (2022-04-18) "First impressions of Ubuntu 22.04 as a daily driver." by knightwise. Comment 1: Some Guy On The Internet on 2022-04-18: "Yikes!"Comment 2: Zen_floater2 on 2022-04-19: "Your review"Comment 3: Ken Fallon on 2022-04-28: "How do you pay for software ?" hpr3577 (2022-04-19) "Hello and how I got into tech" by Sarah. Comment 1: brian-in-ohio on 2022-04-19: "welcome"Comment 2: mcnalu on 2022-04-19: "Welcome"Comment 3: Lurking Prion on 2022-04-23: "Welcome!"Comment 4: Kevin O'Brien on 2022-04-24: "Great show"Comment 5: Sarah on 2022-04-25: "@Kevin O'Brien"Comment 6: Kevin O'Brien on 2022-04-25: "@Sarah" hpr3578 (2022-04-20) "Linux Inlaws S01E54: Electronic Freedom Never Mind the Civil Rest" by monochromec. Comment 1: bittin on 2022-04-11: "More Europe Centric"Comment 2: zen_floater2 on 2022-04-24: "centralized federal power" Mailing List discussions Policy decisions surrounding HPR are taken by the community as a whole. This discussion takes place on the Mail List which is open to all HPR listeners and contributors. The discussions are open and available on the HPR server under Mailman. The threaded discussions this month can be found here: https://hackerpublicradio.org/pipermail/hpr_hackerpublicradio.org/2022-April/thread.html Events Calendar With the kind permission of LWN.net we are linking to The LWN.net Community Calendar. Quoting the site: This is the LWN.net community event calendar, where we track events of interest to people using and developing Linux and free software. Clicking on individual events will take you to the appropriate web page. Any other business Reminders about show submission Show spacing Please remember that we normally ask that shows submitted by a host be spaced out by at least two weeks - unless the queue is extremely short of shows of course! Commas between tags A number of shows in recent weeks have been arriving with tags lists missing the requested commas. Hosts are requested to use these to separate tags, otherwise it can be difficult to work out where one tag ends and the next begins. How to interpret the following list, for example: dog fish custard Does it mean: 'dog fish, custard', 'dog, fish custard' or 'dog,fish,custard'? Host names/handles or series names as tags Next, a recommendation about the host name/handle or the series name as a tag. Tags are intended to help with finding shows. We have another way of finding shows by host; the host name or handle is a link at the top of the show page which can be clicked to go to a list of all of the shows ever submitted by that host. Also, if a show is part of a series, clicking on the series title on the show page will take you to all the shows in that series. So, two tags best avoided are: the host name and the series name. Use of Explicit only covers audio Be aware that the selection made during the submission of a new show between 'Explicit' and 'Clean' only relates to the audio. Due to the world-wide distribution of shows we need to be sensitive to potential offense caused by swearwords and the like in the notes themselves. We would appreciate all HPR hosts being aware of these issues. Please do not add your own intro and outro A final reminder: it was decided via discussion on the HPR mailing list that we would automate the addition of the intro and outro to show audio. We would appreciate it if hosts did not add these themselves because work is then required to remove them before preparing the show for release. Developments on HPR Some work has been going on behind the scenes to improve the workflow which handles incoming shows and adds them to the database. We have added a set of state values which indicate the processing flow so that people and software can track progress. The calendar page has been adjusted to show some of these state mnemonics in addition to the Locked and Processing indicators we have had before. The status mnemonics likely to be seen are: SHOW_SUBMITTED - upload complete METADATA_PROCESSED - shownotes processed to html SHOW_POSTED - show in the database MEDIA_TRANSCODED - audio all generated UPLOADED_TO_IA - on the IA and visible UPLOADED_TO_RSYNC_NET - archived on rsync.net The steps required to move from one state to another have been streamlined as much as possible but they still require the intervention of the Janitors, so there is no guarantee about the time between arrival and the availability of shows on the HPR server or archive.org. Access to HPR from Argentina The problems reported in the last Community News have now been resolved. Older HPR shows on archive.org, phase 2 Now that all shows from number 1 to the latest have been uploaded to the Internet Archive there are other tasks to perform. During the uploading of shows in the range 1-870 we uploaded all the audio versions: wav, ogg, mp3, etc. We also uploaded any other files such as pictures or documentation. We do this for new shows as well. The reason for this is to make self-contained shows on the Internet Archive, where previously such shows referred to the HPR server for various components. The shows that had been uploaded during 2017 in the range 871 to 2429 did not include all these files. At that point we only had the mp3 versions of the audio, and these were what were uploaded, along with the notes. During phase 1 of the upload process a method of turning the mp3 audio into all of the other formats was included, and this method is now being used to re-process shows 871 to 2429. Statistics We will keep a record of progress here as we re-upload shows numbered between 871 and 2429: Re-uploads done so far: 131 Shows remaining to be done: 1428

Shipwreck Show
The More You Know - Public Service Announcements with Jake Dials

Shipwreck Show

Play Episode Listen Later Apr 25, 2022 73:49


Enjoy the show & if you like what you see please consider supporting us using this link – Love Your Faces, Ship https://anchor.fm/theshipwreckshow/support Welcome to the Shipwreck Show streamed Live on Youtube >>ShipwreckShow |||||| You can find Jakes stuff here https://jakedials.com --- Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/theshipwreckshow/support

Think Fitness Life
#120 - Public Service Announcement!

Think Fitness Life

Play Episode Listen Later Apr 21, 2022 1:05


We want to hear from you!  We are developing our show futher and want to learn more about you. It would be 30 minutes, about 20 questions and we promise we aren't trying to sell you anything. We truly want to learn more about our listeners as we develop our show.   If you're interested send an email to ThinkFitnesslife@gmail.com   Thank you!

Khaotic Kulture Podcast
S3 Ep. 24- PUBLIC SERVICE ANNOUNCEMENT: Recent Kulture Headlines

Khaotic Kulture Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Apr 21, 2022 52:58


After some technical difficulties, we are back this week! This week we cover the NBA Playoffs, Rapper Ca$h Out and his 41 indictments, the "funeral" of Goonew, A$AP Rocky and Rihanna shenanigans, and the return of King Kendrick. Also RIP to Atlanta rapper Archie Eversole and RIP to DJ Kay Slay, a hip hop icon. For our Spotify and Apple Listeners, be sure you give this podcast a 5 Star rating!! Subscribe to our Patreon account and contribute on any 4 levels! Hear episodes early before they release! patreon.com/khaotickulturepod Like and Follow us on Facebook- https://www.facebook.com/profile.php?id=100063477101518 Follow us on Twitter- https://twitter.com/Khaotic_Kulture Follow us on Instagram- https://www.instagram.com/khaotickulturepod/ Follow our personal pages: Ked: @k3dthepro (IG & Twitter) Nasa: @_CallMeNasa (IG and Twitter) Law: @l.jr_96 (IG) and @Law96_ (Twitter) --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/khaotickulturepodcast/message Support this podcast: https://anchor.fm/khaotickulturepodcast/support

The Curiosity Hour Podcast
Episode 212 - Daniel Blevins (The Curiosity Hour Podcast by Dan Sterenchuk and Tommy Estlund)

The Curiosity Hour Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Apr 20, 2022 51:30


Episode 212 - Daniel Blevins Dan Sterenchuk and Tommy Estlund are honored to have as our guest, Daniel Blevins. Daniel Blevins is a salon owner, social media influencer, LGBTQ+ advocate, activist and founder of Stand In Pride. Daniel and his husband of 22 years reside in rural East Tennessee. He's a proud father of two children and three grandchildren. Daniel founded the Facebook group Stand In Pride in early 2021, the group has since grown to over 36k members, with members in over 70 countries. The success of the group has gained national and international recognition in news publications including USA Today and People magazine as well as being featured on NBC news and The Today Show. Outside of the salon and advocacy work he enjoys spending time with his family, painting, gardening and volunteering with local charity organizations. Stand in Pride: Website: https://www.standinpride.org Facebook Group: https://www.facebook.com/groups/1058795144614107/ Daniel: https://www.tiktok.com/@the_zombie_dan https://www.instagram.com/the_zombie_dan/ Note: Guests create their own bio description for each episode. The Curiosity Hour Podcast is hosted and produced by Dan Sterenchuk and Tommy Estlund. The Curiosity Hour Podcast is listener supported! The easiest way to donate is via the Venmo app and you can donate to (at symbol) CuriosityHour (Download app here: venmo.com) The Curiosity Hour Podcast is available free on 13 platforms: Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Spotify, Amazon Music, Audible, Soundcloud, TuneIn, iHeartRadio, Stitcher, Podbean, PlayerFM, Castbox, and Pocket Casts. Disclaimers: The Curiosity Hour Podcast may contain content not suitable for all audiences. Listener discretion advised. The views and opinions expressed by the guests on this podcast are solely those of the guest(s). These views and opinions do not necessarily represent those of The Curiosity Hour Podcast. This podcast may contain explicit language. The Public Service Announcement near the end of the episode solely represents the views of Tommy and Dan and not our guests or our listeners.

The Curiosity Hour Podcast
Episode 211 - Daniel Pink (The Curiosity Hour Podcast by Tommy Estlund and Dan Sterenchuk)

The Curiosity Hour Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Apr 12, 2022 53:19


Episode 211 - Daniel Pink. Dan Sterenchuk and Tommy Estlund are honored to have as our guest, Daniel Pink. Daniel H. Pink's books have helped readers and organizations around the world rethink how they live and operate. He is the author the New York Times bestsellers A Whole New Mind, Drive, To Sell Is Human, and When. His books have sold millions of copies, been translated into forty-two languages, and have won multiple awards. He lives with his family in Washington, D.C. New Book: www.powerofregret.com Website: www.danielpink.com Twitter: www.twitter.com/danielpink Daniel headshot photo credit: Nina Subin Note: Guests create their own bio description for each episode. The Curiosity Hour Podcast is hosted and produced by Dan Sterenchuk and Tommy Estlund. The Curiosity Hour Podcast is listener supported! The easiest way to donate is via the Venmo app and you can donate to (at symbol) CuriosityHour (Download app here: venmo.com) The Curiosity Hour Podcast is available free on 13 platforms: Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Spotify, Amazon Music, Audible, Soundcloud, TuneIn, iHeartRadio, Stitcher, Podbean, PlayerFM, Castbox, and Pocket Casts. Disclaimers: The Curiosity Hour Podcast may contain content not suitable for all audiences. Listener discretion advised. The views and opinions expressed by the guests on this podcast are solely those of the guest(s). These views and opinions do not necessarily represent those of The Curiosity Hour Podcast. This podcast may contain explicit language. The Public Service Announcement near the end of the episode solely represents the views of Tommy and Dan and not our guests or our listeners. Tommy and Dan requested and were each provided with a review copy of the book in preparation for this interview. Thank you to the publisher and Daniel Pink for providing us with these books.

MOATS The Podcast with George Galloway
A MOATS Public Service Announcement

MOATS The Podcast with George Galloway

Play Episode Listen Later Apr 10, 2022 1:51


A MOATS Public Service Announcement You can follow George Galloway on Rumble and Gettr! https://rumble.com/user/georgegalloway & https://www.gettr.com/user/georgegalloway Don't forget to follow on Telegram at t.me/GeorgeGalloway Suport on Patron on www.patreon.com/georgegalloway or Donate to MOATS: https://www.paypal.com/paypalme/georgegallowayuk Brand new YouTube show "The Galloway Show" - LIVE on YouTube every Wednesday from 10pm BST: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IN7_VgrKFPE "The Mother of all Talk Shows" is broadcast live every Sunday 7pm GMT on YouTube and Sputnik Radio. MOATS is the open university of the airwaves to millions of people all over the world" @moatstv This podcast uses the following third-party services for analysis: Podcorn - https://podcorn.com/privacy Chartable - https://chartable.com/privacy

This Week in Amateur Radio
PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio #1206

This Week in Amateur Radio

Play Episode Listen Later Apr 10, 2022


PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio Edition #1206 Release Date: April 9, 2022 Here is a summary of the news trending This Week in Amateur Radio. This week's edition is anchored by Terry Saunders, N1KIN, Dave Wilson, WA2HOY, Don Hulick, K2ATJ, Eric Zittel, KD2RJX, Will Rogers, K5WLR, George Bowen, W2XBS, and Jessica Bowen, KC2VWX. Produced and edited by George Bowen, W2XBS. Approximate Running Time: 1:25:53 Podcast Download: https://bit.ly/TWIAR1206 Trending headlines in this week's bulletin service: 1. Paper Shortage Hits Amateur Radio Magazines Around The World 2. Radio Amateurs of Canada Announce Membership Fee Increase Due To Inflation 3. AMSAT Issues Call For Volunteers To Assist At Dayton Hamvention 4. Shane Siggins, G6WBS, Achieves Summits On The Air Mountain Goat Status 5. World Amateur Radio Day Is Monday April 18th 6. ARRL Announces New Employment Opportunities Now Available At League Headquarters 7. US Army NETCOM Will Be Utilizing 60 Meters For Amateur Radio Outreach 8. Amateur Operator In Pennsylvania Faces Criminal Charges 9. Amateurs Invited To Attend Virtual Workshop On Hurricane Preparedness 10. Licensing Delays Are Testing The Patience Of New Amateurs In Brazil 11. Amateurs In India Assist In Reuniting A Missing Person With His Family 12. Update: French Radio Amateur Sentenced For On The Air Threats 13. Finland Updates Use Of Encryption By Radio Amateurs 14. Yasme Excellence Awards Presented 15. Belgium's National Society UBA Bans Russian and Belarus Radio Amateurs 16. New FCC Application Fee Will Not Apply To Amateur Radio License Upgrades 17. WTWW Shortwave Station Is Broadcasting Music and Messages To The People Of The Ukraine and Russia 18. A Few Amateurs In The United Kingdom Now Have Access To The 8 Meter (40mHz) Band 19. Amateur Radio Software Award Is Presented 20. Radio Amateurs In Morocco Celebrate The 100th Anniversary of Prince Albert With A Special Event Station 21. The International Lighthouse and Lightship Weekend Will Celebrate its 25th Anniversary in 2022 22. Radio Amateurs of Canada Will Issue Special Callsigns For Use During Queen Elizabeth's Platinum Jubilee 23. Amateur radio friends reconstruct original Falklands invasion contact at BBC Headquarters 24. Amateur radio led to teenager embarking on electronics career 25. Wind-up tape measure portable antenna for amateur radio 26. Solar cycle Update: The Gap Between Cycle 24 and 25 Is Growing 27. Youngsters On The Air Summer Camp in Croatia Goes Forward Despite Covid Variants 28. The Bathtub Morse Key Video Now On YouTube Plus these Special Features This Week: * Technology News and Commentary with Leo Laporte, W6TWT, Leo talks about how much power it takes to perform a single google search, and he will update us on the state of the current chip shortage. * Working Amateur Radio Satellites with Bruce Paige, KK5DO - AMSAT Satellite News *Tower Climbing and Antenna master, Greg Stoddard, KF9MP, presents the final installment of his six part series explaining how to get your club meeting or ham fest promoted on local broadcast radio by correctly composing and submitting a Public Service Announcement. * Foundations of Amateur Radio with Onno Benschop VK6FLAB, says that, at first, there was chaos. * Weekly Propagation Forecast from the ARRL * The latest from Parks On The Air and Summits On The Air (February Report) with Vance Martin, N3VEM * Bill Continelli, W2XOY - The History of Amateur Radio. Bill returns with another edition of The Ancient Amateur Archives, this week, Bill takes us back to World Radio Conference 1979 where amateurs got new bands, and takes a look at the proposed SSB 10 and a half meter band, and he will have other amateur news from 1980. ----- Website: https://www.twiar.net Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/twiari/ Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/twiar RSS News: https://twiar.net/?feed=rss2 iHeartRadio: https://bit.ly/iHeart-TWIAR Spotify: https://bit.ly/Spotify-TWIAR TuneIn: https://bit.ly/TuneIn-TWIAR Automated: https://twiar.net/TWIARHAM.mp3 (Static file, changed weekly) ----- Visit our website at www.twiar.net for program audio, and daily for the latest amateur radio and technology news. Air This Week in Amateur Radio on your repeater! Built in identification breaks every 10 minutes or less. This Week in Amateur Radio is heard on the air on nets and repeaters as a bulletin service all across North America, and all around the world on amateur radio repeater systems, weekends on WA0RCR on 1860 (160 Meters), and more. This Week in Amateur Radio is portable too! The bulletin/news service is available and built for air on local repeaters (check with your local clubs to see if their repeater is carrying the news service) and can be downloaded for air as a weekly podcast to your digital device from just about everywhere, including Acast, Deezer, iHeart, iTunes, Google Play, Spotify, TuneIn, Stitcher, iVoox, Blubrry, Castbox.fm, Castro, Feedburner, gPodder, Listen Notes, OverCast, Player.FM, Pandora, Podcast Gang, Podcast Republic, Podchaser, Podnova, and RSS feeds. This Week in Amateur Radio is also carried on a number of LPFM stations, so check the low power FM stations in your area. You can also stream the program to your favorite digital device by visiting our web site www.twiar.net. Or, just ask Siri, Alexa, or your Google Nest to play This Week in Amateur Radio! This Week in Amateur Radio is produced by Community Video Associates in upstate New York, and is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License. If you would like to volunteer with us as a news anchor or special segment producer please get in touch with our Executive Producer, George, via email at w2xbs77@gmail.com. Also, please feel free to follow us by joining our popular group on Facebook, and follow our feed on Twitter! Thanks to FortifiedNet.net for the server space! Thanks to Archive.org for the audio space.

What Would Dara Watch
A Public Service Announcement for the film, Morbius by Dusk Kodesh *SPOILERS*

What Would Dara Watch

Play Episode Listen Later Apr 3, 2022 19:13


Join me and my friend, Dusk Kodesh, a Michael Morbius, expert, break down why you should save your money on the Sony film and take a bite out of the comics! *Spoilers* ahead. *Any claims made are alleged and opinions* Find Dara at Twitter @DaraRenee81; Instagram @drc81; Letterboxd: DaraLovesMovies Find Dusk Kodesh @ https://www.reddit.com/user/DuskKodesh and on Tumblr @ https://duskkodesh.tumblr.com/ --- This episode is sponsored by · Anchor: The easiest way to make a podcast. https://anchor.fm/app

This Week in Amateur Radio
PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio #1205

This Week in Amateur Radio

Play Episode Listen Later Apr 2, 2022


PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio Edition #1205 Release Date: April 2, 2022 Here is a summary of the news trending This Week in Amateur Radio. This week's edition is anchored by Terry Saunders, N1KIN, Rich Lawrence, KB2MOB, Don Hulick, K2ATJ, Eric Zittel, KD2RJX, George Bowen, W2XBS, and Jessica Bowen, KC2VWX. Produced and edited by George Bowen, W2XBS. Approximate Running Time: 1:14:29 Podcast Download: https://bit.ly/TWIAR1205 1. UPDATE: New FCC Application Fee Will Not Apply To Amateur Radio License Upgrades 2. France Takes Action Against A Radio Amateur 3. Kerry Banke To Be Honored With The 2022 Hamvention Special Achievement Award 4. Yasuo Miyazawa, JH1AJT, DxPeditioner Known On The Air As Zorro, SK 5. WTWW Shortwave Station Sends Music and Messages To Listeners In The Ukraine 6. Radio Society of Great Britain Re-opens Bletchley Park National Radio Center 7. Weekend Banquet At 2022 HamVention Will Honor Automatic Packet Reporting System Developer 8. Radio Circles Are Detailed In South African Radio Telescope Images 9. WSPR Beacon on the Air from Antarctica 10. UK Amateurs Exploring 40 MegaHertz 11. ND4MR Receives Instructor of the Year Award 12. Polish Amateur Radio Union (PZK) and the SP DX Club, has decided to cancel the 2022 SP-DX Contest 13. Worldwide Controversy Over Radio Manufacturer's Plans to Have S-Meters go to S-10 14. Russian troops in the Ukraine are utilizing the HF bands for communications 15. Finland: Over 200 people start ham radio training 16. RSGB statement concerning 40MegaHertz in the UK 17. International Lighthouse-Lightship Weekend (ILLW) Celebrates 25th Anniversary 18. Summits on the Air To celebrate 20th Anniversary with year long event 19. HamSci observes travelling ionospheric waves 20. AMSAT receives a grant from Amateur Radio Digital Communications 21. Russia and Belarus are suspended from CEPT membership 22. Denmark's amateur radio society EDR takes action against Russia and Belarus 23. Ham radio equipment is on the way to the new Chinese space station now in orbit Plus these Special Features This Week: * Technology News and Commentary with Leo Laporte, W6TWT, will tell us about a computer museum that recently got destroyed in the Ukraine. How the FCC has placed Kaspersky Anti-Virus on its security risk list, The European Union places new requirements on Apple and Google, including third party side-loading of apps, and on a sad note, Leo will say goodbye to the inventor of the GIF, and the inventor of the Trash 80 computer. * Working Amateur Radio Satellites with Bruce Paige, KK5DO - AMSAT Satellite News * Tower Climbing and Antenna Safety w/Greg Stoddard KF9MP, presents part five of his six part series explaining how to get your club meeting or ham fest promoted on local broadcast radio by correctly composing and submitting a Public Service Announcement. * Foundations of Amateur Radio with Onno Benschop VK6FLAB, will have tips on planning for your next emergency. * Weekly Propagation Forecast from the ARRL * The latest from Parks On The Air and Summits On The Air (February Report) with Vance Martin, N3VEM * Bill Continelli, W2XOY - The History of Amateur Radio. Bill returns with another edition of The Ancient Amateur Archives, this week, Bill takes us back to the year 1978, as it was the three hundered thousand amateurs versus nine million citizen band operators who want expanded frequencies. ----- Website: https://www.twiar.net Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/twiari/ Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/twiar RSS News: https://twiar.net/?feed=rss2 iHeartRadio: https://bit.ly/iHeart-TWIAR Spotify: https://bit.ly/Spotify-TWIAR TuneIn: https://bit.ly/TuneIn-TWIAR Automated: https://twiar.net/TWIARHAM.mp3 (Static file, changed weekly) ----- Visit our website at www.twiar.net for program audio, and daily for the latest amateur radio and technology news. Air This Week in Amateur Radio on your repeater! Built in identification breaks every 10 minutes or less. This Week in Amateur Radio is heard on the air on nets and repeaters as a bulletin service all across North America, and all around the world on amateur radio repeater systems, weekends on WA0RCR on 1860 (160 Meters), and more. This Week in Amateur Radio is portable too! The bulletin/news service is available and built for air on local repeaters (check with your local clubs to see if their repeater is carrying the news service) and can be downloaded for air as a weekly podcast to your digital device from just about everywhere, including Acast, Deezer, iHeart, iTunes, Google Play, Spotify, TuneIn, Stitcher, iVoox, Blubrry, Castbox.fm, Castro, Feedburner, gPodder, Listen Notes, OverCast, Player.FM, Pandora, Podcast Gang, Podcast Republic, Podchaser, Podnova, and RSS feeds. This Week in Amateur Radio is also carried on a number of LPFM stations, so check the low power FM stations in your area. You can also stream the program to your favorite digital device by visiting our web site www.twiar.net. Or, just ask Siri, Alexa, or your Google Nest to play This Week in Amateur Radio! This Week in Amateur Radio is produced by Community Video Associates in upstate New York, and is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License. If you would like to volunteer with us as a news anchor or special segment producer please get in touch with our Executive Producer, George, via email at w2xbs77@gmail.com. Also, please feel free to follow us by joining our popular group on Facebook, and follow our feed on Twitter! Thanks to FortifiedNet.net for the server space! Thanks to Archive.org for the audio space.

Charlottesville Community Engagement
March 31, 2022: Rivanna Water & Sewer Authority briefed on capacity for northern Albemarle; CRHA hopeful for timely reopening of Crescent Halls

Charlottesville Community Engagement

Play Episode Listen Later Mar 31, 2022 17:03


The final day of the month, and the final day of 2022’s first quarter. A lot has happened so far, and there’s still a lot more to go. Mathematically we are 24.66 percent of the way through the year, and for those who want to take the long view, we are 21.25 percent of the way through the 21st Century. It all adds up in this installment of Charlottesville Community Engagement and I’m your host, Sean Tubbs. Sign-up for free for as much material as I can manage to write! Payment is optional but very much supports continued production!On today’s program:People are warned to not come into contact with water in an urban stream in Charlottesville due to high levels of E. coli bacteriaThe director of the Charlottesville Redevelopment and Housing Authority is hopeful Crescent Halls can be reopened this year Charlottesville City Council will meet three days in a row beginning with tonight’s budget work sessionThe Rivanna Water and Sewer Authority gets an update on capacity in Albemarle’s northern growth areaFirst Patreon-fueled shout-out goes to the Charlottesville Area Tree StewardsIn today’s first Patreon-fueled Public Service Announcement, the Charlottesville Area Tree Stewards are preparing to hold their first in-person tree sale since 2019. On April 9 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Charlottesville Area Tree Stewards will open up their tree nursery at the Fontaine Research Park and will sell saplings of native trees, some of which are hard to find from commercial sources for between $5 and $15. There will be large trees from Birch to Sycamore, smaller trees from Blackgum to Witch Hazel, and shrubbery! Visit charlottesvilletreestewards.org to learn more!High bacteria levels in urban streamCharlottesville is warning the public to stay out of Pollocks Branch between Elliott Avenue and Rockland Avenue due to elevated levels of E. coli. Pollocks Branch is a waterway that travels south from downtown Charlottesville and is one of many locations monitored by the Rivanna Conservation Alliance.“E. coli is a type of fecal coliform bacteria and when it is found in water, it is a strong indicator of sewage or animal waste contamination which can cause disease or illness,” reads an announcement from the city. City officials are investigating the situation and advise that no one touches the water. Pollocks Branch runs underground from the Downtown Mall and underneath the Ix Art Park before daylighting at Elliott Avenue where it flows into Moores Creek. The Virginia Department of Environmental Quality certifies the Rivanna Conservation Alliance’s monitoring efforts as a Level III which means the data can be used for official scientific purposes. The RCA has been monitoring bacteria since July 2012. Charlottesville City Council to hold retreat this weekendThe Charlottesville City Council will meet in-person for the first time in over two years tomorrow when they convene at CitySpace for a retreat. A limited amount of public spaces are available, but the event can be viewed via Zoom.The two-day retreat will be facilitated by the Virginia Institute of Government, a branch of the Weldon Cooper Center at the University of Virginia. On the agenda is a facilitated discussion of City Council goals and strategies, as well as an item called “Identify and Build Consensus for Priorities and Actions Items.” The retreat begins tomorrow at 4 p.m. and on Saturday at 10 a.m. (Friday meeting info) (Saturday meeting info)Tonight Council will meet at 6 p.m. for a budget work session. Read previous coverage courtesy of this Tweet thread. CHRA Director wants Crescent Halls reopened by AugustOn Monday, the Charlottesville Redevelopment and Housing Authority’s Board of Directors voted to approve a $12 million budget for the fiscal year that begins tomorrow. They also learned that at least one revenue source for the current fiscal year is coming in much lower than had been anticipated. The CRHA had expected there would be some residents at Crescent Halls while it was renovated, but a flood last summer changed the plan.“There was some knowledge as to what was going to happen but obviously with the flood it created a different wrinkle and deficit,” said Mary Lou Hoffman, CRHA’s finance director. The CRHA had budgeted $291,049 in yearly rent from Crescent Halls but only received $122,745. The building is currently unoccupied as crews work to renovate all apartments. CRHA Executive Director John Sales said the original plan had been to do to the renovation in stages and the budget had expected 70 units would be occupied at all times. “After that we emptied half the building and put them in hotels,” Sales said. However, Sales said insurance would not cover that expense long-term because the units that had been damaged were going to be renovated anyway. “Then we started having the conversation with the residents that were living in the building about the conditions of the building with half of the building being empty, the work that was going on on the other side with the walls being town down, applianced ripped out, and just the morale and how depressing it was living in a building with only four floors occupied and only half of those units occupied,” Sales said. Sales said some residents were moved to other public housing sites and others were given housing vouchers. The CRHA lost revenue not only from rent but from subsidies from the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development. Sales said the project needs to be completed on time. “So I’ve been pushing the contractor that we’re not changing that August date,” Sales said. “We have to make that date work.”Sales said the first phase of South Street also needs to come online on time in order to meet the revenues that HUD officials are expecting. The federal agency considers CRHA to be a troubled agency. When Crescent Halls does come back online, not all of the units will be considered public housing units by HUD. Sales said the units will remain affordable. “At Crescent Halls you’re going to have your traditional public housing units, but then you’re also going to have the project-based voucher units where they will be higher rents but they’ll be subsidized with the voucher,” Sales said. Sales said under the vouchers, tenants would only have to pay thirty percent of their income toward rent.“So we can charge $1,000 for a one-bedroom unit while not impacting what the resident that is living in that unit can actually afford because the voucher is going to subsidize their rent above their 30 percent,” Sales said. “So if they make $1,000, their rent is going to be $300. The voucher would cover the $700.”For the public housing units, the CRHA can only charge what the tenant is able to pay. CRHA Board members also asked City Councilor Michael Payne to ask Council to waive the payment in lieu of tax that CRHA pays to the city each year. Payne said he would bring up the matter at tonight’s budget work session. See also: Public Housing projects move forward after Council talks on CRHA financial sustainability, CCDC property tax liability, October 4, 2022Rivanna Water and Sewer Authority turns 50 this JuneThe government entity responsible for providing drinking water and collecting and treating sewage will officially have to ask the state of Virginia for permission to continue existing. “Authorities are authorized for 50 years and then they have to be reauthorized,” said Bill Mawyer, the executive director of the Rivanna Water and Sewer Authority.The Rivanna Water and Sewer Authority received its original authorization in June 1972, marking the 50th anniversary of the decision to create an authority to provide basic essentials for a growing urban community. “So a part of our celebration will be submitting resolutions to the Albemarle Board of Supervisors and City Council to reauthorize the Rivanna Water and Sewer Authority,” Mawyer said.The RWSA owns and operates facilities that serve the urban ring around Charlottesville as well as Scottsville and Crozet. Mawyer said the Beaver Creek Reservoir has recently been treated to bring down levels of algae. “It is the earliest we’ve seen that we’ve had an algae bloom at any of our reservoirs since our current staff have been around,” Mawyer said. “In the long term, we plan to have a hypolimnetic oxygenation system which is a pipe that goes along the bottom of the reservoir that bubbles air into the water and helps to oxygenate it to minimize the conditions that are conducive to algae blooms.”That pipe will be installed as part of the upgrade of the Beaver Creek Dam scheduled to take place next year. Another major capital project is a proposed waterline to connect drinking water from the Observatory Water Treatment Plant to other portions of the urban water system in Albemarle’s growth areas. Some have expressed concern about the route preferred by staff. RWSA officials have been meeting with neighborhood groups to explain its purpose and to discuss its path through the Fry’s Spring neighborhood along Cherry Avenue, 6th Street NE, and East High Street before connecting to a waterline that serves Pantops. “So the plan is that we’re going to collect all the information and feedback from the neighborhoods, assess it, get any feedback that Council may provide us or the Board of Supervisors and assimilate all that data and come back to the RWSA Board at the June meeting for the final location of the waterline,” Mawyer said. The project has an estimated cost of $31 million and may be further informed by the completion of a master plan for water infrastructure. Second shout-out goes to the JMRL Friends of the Library In today's second Patreon-fueled shout-out! Lovers of used books rejoice! The Friends of the Jefferson Madison Regional Library is back again with their annual Spring Book Sale opening this Saturday through Sunday, April 10! The Friends of the Library sale will once again take place at Albemarle Square Shopping Center from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. each day. There’s a special preview for members tomorrow from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m. and there’s still time to volunteer! Visit jmrlfriends.org to learn more! See you there! Planning for additional homes and businesses in northern Albemarle The RWSA Board of Directors were also briefed on whether there is enough capacity in Albemarle’s northern growth area to support additional homes such as at the University of Virginia’s North Fork Discovery park. There are also hundreds of homes coming online at Brookhill, RST Residences, North Fork, and other developments under construction. “What we’re looking at now is that these significant utility demands that are being proposed may force one of two options,” said Jennifer Whitaker, the RWSA’s chief engineer. “One is to accelerate the utility plan or require some phasing so that we don’t have an unmet need in the future.” According to a demand study from July 2020, current demand for the whole system is at 10.4 million gallons a day (MGD) and capacity can provide a safe yield of 12.8 MGD. “Every ten years we try to take a very strong look at what we know as a community about growth and development and use within our community and then we also take a look at what’s going on in our reservoirs,” Whitaker said. “We try to look at how the raw water supply and the finished supply match up.”Whitaker said there is enough water through 2060 as long as several parts of the Community Water Supply Plan are built by 2035. They are construction of a pipeline to connect the South Fork Rivanna and Ragged Mountain Reservoir and the raising of the pool at the Ragged Mountain Reservoir. Northern Albemarle is served by the North Fork Rivanna Water Treatment Plant which Whitaker said can effectively treat one million gallons a day. There’s a demand of about a half million gallons a day. The RWSA is planning to decommission the plant but has to first connect that area to water from the South Fork Rivanna Water Treatment Plant.  “Some of the growth demand at the North Fork Research Park and another northern Albemarle areas, the need has picked up and we’re now looking at that plan and trying to figure out how to sequence it to meet that need,” Whitaker said. Wastewater flows via gravity to the Moores Creek Wastewater Treatment Plant and Whitaker said improvements to what’s known as the Powell Creek Interceptor are currently slated for some time between 2045 and 2065. “As we evaluate future growth in this area we’re looking at potentially having to accelerate that as well,” Whitaker said.Whitaker said the RWSA is working with the University of Virginia Foundation and the county as a rezoning for the North Fork park makes its way through the approvals process. They’ve asked for a maximum potential of 1,400 homes there. UVA has announced that some of these units will count toward UVA President Jim Ryan’s goal to build up to 1,500 affordable housing units. “Ultimately we will be able to serve all of it but the question is how quickly will we allow them to bring that online,” Whitaker said. The other two locations for affordable housing are on Fontaine Avenue at the Piedmont housing site as well as Wertland Street. There was no action at the meeting, but certainly a lot to pay attention to into the future.Support Town Crier Productions!Special announcement of a continuing promo with Ting! Are you interested in fast internet? Visit this site and enter your address to see if you can get service through Ting. If you decide to proceed to make the switch, you’ll get:Free installationSecond month of Ting service for freeA $75 gift card to the Downtown MallAdditionally, Ting will match your Substack subscription to support Town Crier Productions, the company that produces this newsletter and other community offerings. So, your $5 a month subscription yields $5 for TCP. Your $50 a year subscription yields $50 for TCP! The same goes for a $200 a year subscription! All goes to cover the costs of getting this newsletter out as often as possible. Learn more here! This is a public episode. If you’d like to discuss this with other subscribers or get access to bonus episodes, visit communityengagement.substack.com/subscribe

The Curiosity Hour Podcast
Episode 210 - Jeff Nosanov (The Curiosity Hour Podcast by Dan Sterenchuk and Tommy Estlund)

The Curiosity Hour Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Mar 29, 2022 62:02


Episode 210 - Jeff Nosanov Dan Sterenchuk and Tommy Estlund are honored to have as our guest, Jeff Nosanov. Jeff Nosanov spent ten years in around NASA at the Jet Propulsion Laboratory, Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Lab, Goddard Space Flight Center, and NASA Headquarters. He won three NASA Innovative Advanced Concepts grants and led several proposal efforts for science missions. Book URL: https://www.howthingsworkatnasa.com Note: Guests create their own bio description for each episode. The Curiosity Hour Podcast is hosted and produced by Dan Sterenchuk and Tommy Estlund. The Curiosity Hour Podcast is listener supported! The easiest way to donate is via the Venmo app and you can donate to (at symbol) CuriosityHour (Download app here: venmo.com) The Curiosity Hour Podcast is available free on 13 platforms: Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Spotify, Amazon Music, Audible, Soundcloud, TuneIn, iHeartRadio, Stitcher, Podbean, PlayerFM, Castbox, and Pocket Casts. Disclaimers: The Curiosity Hour Podcast may contain content not suitable for all audiences. Listener discretion advised. The views and opinions expressed by the guests on this podcast are solely those of the guest(s). These views and opinions do not necessarily represent those of The Curiosity Hour Podcast. This podcast may contain explicit language. The Public Service Announcement near the end of the episode solely represents the views of Tommy and Dan and not our guests or our listeners.

This Week in Amateur Radio
PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio #1204

This Week in Amateur Radio

Play Episode Listen Later Mar 26, 2022


PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio Edition #1204 Release Date: March 26, 2022 Here is a summary of the news trending This Week in Amateur Radio. This week's edition is anchored by Terry Saunders, N1KIN, Rich Lawrence, KB2MOB, Don Hulick, K2ATJ, Eric Zittel, KD2RJX, Will Rogers, K5WLR, George, W2XBS, and Jessica Bowen, KC2VWX. Produced and edited by George Bowen, W2XBS. Approximate Running Time: 1:21:56 Podcast Download: https://bit.ly/TWIAR1204 Trending headlines in this week's bulletin service: 1. AMSAT Receives a Grant From Amateur Radio Digital Communications 2. Friedrichshafen HAM RADIO FEST 2022 Will Welcome Worldwide Visitors 3. Russia and Belarus Suspended From CEPT Membership 4. Russian Astronauts Board International Space Station in Ukrainian Colours 5. Denmark's Amateur Radio Society EDR Takes Action Against Russia and Belarus 6. New Amateur Radio License Applications Fee To Become Effective April 19, 2022 7. Ham Payload Going To The Chinese Space Station 8. HAARP Is Now On The Air 9. A New World Distance Record at 134 GigaHertz 10. Shortwave Is Making A Comeback During The Ukraine Invasion 11. Amateurs In Australia Help Each Other Following Flood Losses 12. Hams In India Prepare By Attending A Two Day Disaster Training Drill 13. Amateurs In The United States Focus On Severe Weather Preparedness 14. State Of Oregon Launches Its First Satellite 15. Beginner Amateur Radio License Becomes Popular In Norway 16. American Country Music Legend Loretta Lynn Is Honored With A Special Event Station 17. Poland cancels SP-DX Contest due to influx of refugees 18. Zoom conference on RF Safety available 19. IRTS announces Hurdy Gurdy Radio Museum is not closing 20. Hurdy Gurdy Museum to celebrate International Marconi Day 21. World Amateur Radio Day April 18th - RAC Plans Get On The Air Special Event Station 22. Owning a shortwave radio is once again a subversive activity 23. Australian document on VDSL2 interference problem sites amateur interference 24. A look at amateur radio in Belfast Ireland in the 1920's 25. CQWW-DX and other contest on the line 26. Russia agrees to give American astronaut a ride home from the Space Station. Plus these Special Features This Week: * Technology News and Commentary with Leo Laporte, W6TWT, will talk about Apple iOS vulnerabilities to a Remote Zero Click attack. * Working Amateur Radio Satellites with Bruce Paige, KK5DO - AMSAT Satellite News * Tower Climbing and Antenna Safety w/Greg Stoddard KF9MP, presents part four of his six part series explaining how to get your club meeting or ham fest promoted on local broadcast radio by correctly composing and submitting a Public Service Announcement. * Foundations of Amateur Radio with Onno Benschop VK6FLAB, will try and answer the question, why do we communicate? * Weekly Propagation Forecast from the ARRL * The latest from Parks On The Air and Summits On The Air (February Report) with Vance Martin, N3VEM * Bill Continelli, W2XOY - The History of Amateur Radio. Bill returns with another edition of The Ancient Amateur Archives, this week, Bill examines the C-B Craze of the late seventies, and the effect it had on back-logging the FCC, and amateur radio ----- Website: https://www.twiar.net Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/twiari/ Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/twiar RSS News: https://twiar.net/?feed=rss2 iHeartRadio: https://bit.ly/iHeart-TWIAR Spotify: https://bit.ly/Spotify-TWIAR TuneIn: https://bit.ly/TuneIn-TWIAR Automated: https://twiar.net/TWIARHAM.mp3 (Static file, changed weekly) ----- Visit our website at www.twiar.net for program audio, and daily for the latest amateur radio and technology news. Air This Week in Amateur Radio on your repeater! Built in identification breaks every 10 minutes or less. This Week in Amateur Radio is heard on the air on nets and repeaters as a bulletin service all across North America, and all around the world on amateur radio repeater systems, weekends on WA0RCR on 1860 (160 Meters), and more. This Week in Amateur Radio is portable too! The bulletin/news service is available and built for air on local repeaters (check with your local clubs to see if their repeater is carrying the news service) and can be downloaded for air as a weekly podcast to your digital device from just about everywhere, including Acast, Deezer, iHeart, iTunes, Google Play, Spotify, TuneIn, Stitcher, iVoox, Blubrry, Castbox.fm, Castro, Feedburner, gPodder, Listen Notes, OverCast, Player.FM, Pandora, Podcast Gang, Podcast Republic, Podchaser, Podnova, and RSS feeds. This Week in Amateur Radio is also carried on a number of LPFM stations, so check the low power FM stations in your area. You can also stream the program to your favorite digital device by visiting our web site www.twiar.net. Or, just ask Siri, Alexa, or your Google Nest to play This Week in Amateur Radio! This Week in Amateur Radio is produced by Community Video Associates in upstate New York, and is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License. If you would like to volunteer with us as a news anchor or special segment producer please get in touch with our Executive Producer, George, via email at w2xbs77@gmail.com. Also, please feel free to follow us by joining our popular group on Facebook, and follow our feed on Twitter! Thanks to FortifiedNet.net for the server space! Thanks to Archive.org for the audio space.

KMH Happy Ending
4-Way Colonoscopy

KMH Happy Ending

Play Episode Listen Later Mar 25, 2022 9:43


Somehow they managed a Public Service Announcement during all this .....

The Curiosity Hour Podcast
Episode 209 - Alex Falcone (The Curiosity Hour Podcast by Tommy Estlund and Dan Sterenchuk)

The Curiosity Hour Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Mar 23, 2022 61:43


Episode 209 - Alex Falcone Dan Sterenchuk and Tommy Estlund are honored to have as our guest, Alex Falcone. Alex Falcone is the only comedian and writer living in Los Angeles. He recently made his late night debut on The Late Show with Stephen Colbert, and he appeared on a handful of episodes of Portlandia on IFC. In 2018, he won Portland's Funniest Person, which was big news there but he'd understand if you didn't hear about it. Trust us, it was a huge deal. He's also done a bunch of other weird stuff, including co-authoring a young-adult romance novel about a mummy called Unwrap My Heart that Publisher's Weekly called “unfortunate.” Despite these modest accomplishments, he's somehow remained down to earth and approachable. Website: https://alexfalcone.ninja/ Unwrap My Heart Book: https://unwrapmyheart.com/ The Late Show with Stephen Colbert Stand-Up: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vIpsf7189Ic Note: Guests create their own bio description for each episode. The Curiosity Hour Podcast is hosted and produced by Dan Sterenchuk and Tommy Estlund. The Curiosity Hour Podcast is listener supported! The easiest way to donate is via the Venmo app and you can donate to (at symbol) CuriosityHour (Download app here: venmo.com) The Curiosity Hour Podcast is available free on 13 platforms: Apple Podcasts, Google Podcasts, Spotify, Amazon Music, Audible, Soundcloud, TuneIn, iHeartRadio, Stitcher, Podbean, PlayerFM, Castbox, and Pocket Casts. Disclaimers: The Curiosity Hour Podcast may contain content not suitable for all audiences. Listener discretion advised. The views and opinions expressed by the guests on this podcast are solely those of the guest(s). These views and opinions do not necessarily represent those of The Curiosity Hour Podcast. This podcast may contain explicit language. The Public Service Announcement near the end of the episode solely represents the views of Tommy and Dan and not our guests or our listeners.

MOATS The Podcast with George Galloway
A MOATS Public Service Announcement

MOATS The Podcast with George Galloway

Play Episode Listen Later Mar 22, 2022 2:13


A MOATS Public Service Announcement You can follow George Galloway on Telegram at t.me/GeorgeGalloway or support him on Patron on www.patreon.com/georgegalloway This podcast uses the following third-party services for analysis: Podcorn - https://podcorn.com/privacy Chartable - https://chartable.com/privacy

This Week in Amateur Radio
PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio #1203

This Week in Amateur Radio

Play Episode Listen Later Mar 19, 2022


PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio Edition #1203 Release Date: March 19 2022 Here is a summary of the news trending This Week in Amateur Radio. This week's edition is anchored by Terry Saunders, N1KIN, Rich Lawrence, KB2MOB, Don Hulick, K2ATJ, Eric Zittel, KD2RJX, Will Rogers, K5WLR, George, W2XBS, and Jessica Bowen, KC2VWX. Produced and edited by George Bowen, W2XBS. Approximate Running Time: 1:37:58 Podcast Download: https://bit.ly/TWIAR1203 Trending headlines in this week's bulletin service: 1. Belgium Military Exercise Will Use 50 MegaHertz Band During Upcoming Exercises 2. Washington State American Legion Post Donates Amateur Radio Repeater 3. Russians To Give American Astronaut Ride To Earth In Spite Of Tensions 4. Dayton Hamvention 2022 Announces Award Winners - Part One - Technical Achievement & Special Achievement Awards 5. Dayton Hamvention 2022 Announces Award Winners - Part Two - Amateur Of The Year & Club Of The Year 6. AMSAT Receives a Grant From Amateur Radio Digital Communications 7. Friedrichshafen HAM RADIO 2022 Will Welcome Worldwide Visitors 8. Radio Society of Great Britain Legacy Committee To Fund 50 MegaHertz Meteor Scatter Beacon 9. World Radiosport Team Championship 2022 Special Event Station Award Begins New Cycle 10. Nordic H-F Conference 2022 to Be Held in Fårö, Sweden 11. Summits On The Air Activators Complete Their Summit Sweep In Wales 12. A Contesting Word to the Wise & CQ to Limit Contest Participation by Stations in Russia, Belarus, and Donbas. 13. Rick Lindquist, WW1ME, Retires As ARRL News Editor 14. US Grassroots Efforts Bean Shortwave To Russia and the Ukraine 15. Friedrichshafen Ham Camp Canceled Due To Covid 16. Puerto Rico Reopens The Arecibo Facility To Visitors 17. School Amateur Radio Club In Ohio Transmits Wisdom Over The Air 18. Axiom private astronaut mission crew to the ISS will conduct ARISS school contacts 19. The Annual Armed Forces Day cross-band exercise is set for May 14th 20. February Volunteer Monitor Report from Riley Hollingsworth K4ZDH 21. Japans Ministry of Communications establishes an advisory board to encourage young people into amateur radio 22. Saint Patrick's Day Weekend Activities on the air 23. IARUMS newsletter - Russian HF radar activity among others on the HF bands 24. CME strike sparks geomagnetic storm and wipes out cosmic rays 25. MSF 60 kHz Radio Time Signal - Planned shutdown for antenna work 26. UK/Ofcom releases new Space Satellite Spectrum Strategy Plus these Special Features This Week: * Technology News and Commentary with Leo Laporte, W6TWT, will talk about the latest Apple Event and their new series of processors, and a look at their new monitor that has an iPhone Bionic CPU in it, and he will take a look at the current state of cyber-warfare. He will have an expanded report. * Working Amateur Radio Satellites with Bruce Paige, KK5DO - AMSAT Satellite News * Tower Climbing and Antenna Safety w/Greg Stoddard KF9MP, presents part three of his six part series explaining how to get your club meeting or ham fest promoted on local broadcast radio by correctly composing and submitting a Public Service Announcement. * Foundations of Amateur Radio with Onno Benschop VK6FLAB, will present and Introduction To The Terms of Contesting. * Weekly Propagation Forecast from the ARRL * The latest from Parks On The Air and Summits On The Air (February Report) with Vance Martin, N3VEM * Bill Continelli, W2XOY - The History of Amateur Radio. Bill returns with another edition of The Ancient Amateur Archives, this week, Bill takes a look at a rare R-F phenomenon called "Long Delayed Echos" ----- Website: https://www.twiar.net Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/twiari/ Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/twiar RSS News: https://twiar.net/?feed=rss2 iHeartRadio: https://bit.ly/iHeart-TWIAR Spotify: https://bit.ly/Spotify-TWIAR TuneIn: https://bit.ly/TuneIn-TWIAR Automated: https://twiar.net/TWIARHAM.mp3 (Static file, changed weekly) ----- Visit our website at www.twiar.net for program audio, and daily for the latest amateur radio and technology news. Air This Week in Amateur Radio on your repeater! Built in identification breaks every 10 minutes or less. This Week in Amateur Radio is heard on the air on nets and repeaters as a bulletin service all across North America, and all around the world on amateur radio repeater systems, weekends on WA0RCR on 1860 (160 Meters), and more. This Week in Amateur Radio is portable too! The bulletin/news service is available and built for air on local repeaters (check with your local clubs to see if their repeater is carrying the news service) and can be downloaded for air as a weekly podcast to your digital device from just about everywhere, including Acast, Deezer, iHeart, iTunes, Google Play, Spotify, TuneIn, Stitcher, iVoox, Blubrry, Castbox.fm, Castro, Feedburner, gPodder, Listen Notes, OverCast, Player.FM, Pandora, Podcast Gang, Podcast Republic, Podchaser, Podnova, and RSS feeds. This Week in Amateur Radio is also carried on a number of LPFM stations, so check the low power FM stations in your area. You can also stream the program to your favorite digital device by visiting our web site www.twiar.net. Or, just ask Siri, Alexa, or your Google Nest to play This Week in Amateur Radio! This Week in Amateur Radio is produced by Community Video Associates in upstate New York, and is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License. If you would like to volunteer with us as a news anchor or special segment producer please get in touch with our Executive Producer, George, via email at w2xbs77@gmail.com. Also, please feel free to follow us by joining our popular group on Facebook, and follow our feed on Twitter! Thanks to FortifiedNet.net for the server space! Thanks to Archive.org for the audio space.

New-Jersey Jay on the Radar Podcast
A Public Service Announcement

New-Jersey Jay on the Radar Podcast

Play Episode Listen Later Mar 15, 2022 6:57


In these days and times, this public service announcement is absolutely necessary, and I truly hope that it's taken seriously. --- Send in a voice message: https://anchor.fm/new-jersey-jay-on-the-rad/message

Just Poddin
Episode 61: PSA from Yours Truly Ashley & Tequila

Just Poddin

Play Episode Listen Later Mar 14, 2022 87:12


Ashley and Tequila record episode 61, a Public Service Announcement, to everyone listening. The majority of the episode was a get it off your chest but drop down in the comments if you would like for them to go into more detail about the topic because they much much more to say. So, grab your headphones and your drinks, and let's just pod. Email: Justpoddinpodcast@gmail.com Email: Justpoddinpodcast@gmail.com Twitch https://www.twitch.tv/justpoddinpodcast Anchor https://anchor.fm/justpoddin Apple Podcast https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/just-poddin/id1477683637?uo=4 Spotify https://open.spotify.com/show/3bZcJym4gNgtFoJv5B3okV Instagram @AshleyDanielle1 https://www.instagram.com/ashleydanielle1/ @_teqkilla https://www.instagram.com/_teqkilla/ Drop something in our Cash App if you enjoyed the EP!

RECORD ALL MONSTERS!
A Public Service Announcement from Record All Monsters

RECORD ALL MONSTERS!

Play Episode Listen Later Mar 14, 2022 2:23


For the past 20 years, The Rondo Hatton Classic Horror Awards have served as both a checklist and signpost for excellence in classic horror fandom around the world. Last year, we here at Record All Monsters received a nomination in the category of Best Multimedia website. This year we have once again been nominated, this time in the new category of Best Podcast, and to win, we need your support. How can I, a simple but very attractive listener to Record All Monsters, support you in this campaign you ask? It's easy. Go to w w w dot rondo award dot com and copy paste the ballot into an email. Once you've made your selection, and you can vote in as many or as few categories as you choose, send that email to taraco at aol dot com. That's t a r a c o at aol dot com. And make sure to vote for Record All Monsters in the Best Podcast category. We're also trying to get our friend Nathanael Ross Smith an award. Please contact us for a selection of his monster art from the past year to attach to your Rondo ballot. We've only been nominated these past two years because of your support, and everyone here at RAM is extremely grateful. After you vote, please spread the word to anyone you think might do the same. We've done all that we can, the rest is up to you. Vote Loud, Vote Proud, Vote RAM for Best Podcast in the 2022 Rondo Hatton Classic Horror Awards, and remember that Monsters are your friends.

Mates Talking About Stuff
Comedians On Carnival Rides Drinking Wine

Mates Talking About Stuff

Play Episode Listen Later Mar 14, 2022 20:17


Well Well Well, you've heard of comedians in cars getting coffee, but get ready for comedians on carnival rides drinking wine before a gig that they really should've been more prepared/ sober for.  Doesn't really have the same ring to it does it? But it does explain exactly what Nikki Britton has been up to at Adelaide Fringe the past week.  Plus Harley's been left alone to his own devices in his house, surprisingly hasn't burnt it down - but his family have learnt a few lessons while they've been away.  LINKS Harley Breen @harley.breen Nikki Britton @thenikkibritton Nova Podcasts Instagram @novapodcastsofficial For tickets to Nikki's upcoming shows head to comedy.com.au  For tickets to Harley's upcoming shows head to harleybreen.com.au  CREDITS Hosts: Harley Breen & Nikki Britton  Executive Producer: Rachael Hart Managing Producer: Elle Beattie  Editor: Adrian Walton Find more great podcasts like this at novapodcasts.com.au See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

This Week in Amateur Radio
PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio #1202

This Week in Amateur Radio

Play Episode Listen Later Mar 12, 2022


PODCAST: This Week in Amateur Radio Edition #1202 Release Date: March 12 2022 Here is a summary of the news trending This Week in Amateur Radio. This week's edition is anchored by Chris Perrine, KB2FAF, Terry Saunders, N1KIN, Dave Wilson, WA2HOY, Don Hulick, K2ATJ, Fred Fitte, NF2F, Eric Zittel, KD2RJX, Will Rogers, K5WLR, George Bowen, W2XBS, and Jessica Bowen, KC2VWX. Produced and edited by George Bowen, W2XBS. Approximate Running Time: 1:3 Podcast Download: https://bit.ly/TWIAR1202 Trending headlines in this week's bulletin service: 1. Axiom Private Astronaut Mission Crew Will Conduct ARISS School Contacts 2. Rapid Development of Satellite Mega-Constellations Risks Tragedies of the Commons 3. ARRL Teachers Institute To Offer Four Sessions This Summer 4. Annual Armed Forces Day Cross-Band Exercise Set for May 14th 5. Volunteer Monitor Program Releases February 2022 Activity Report 6. Successful Emergency Communications Exercise Carried Out on QO-100 Satellite 7. Japan's Ministry of Communications Establishes Advisory Board To Encourage Young People To Become Amateurs 8. Heavenly Water Storm Hawaii Amateur Radio Emergency Service Communications Drill Is Set 9. New FCC Study To Determine A Receiver's Role In Rejecting Radio Frequency Interference 10. Internet Outages Are Affecting West Bengal Radio Amateurs 11. Popular DX'er UR8GX, Ivan Lysenko SK .. AMSAT Pioneer Ray Soifer, W2RS, SK 12. Sea-Pac Convention Registration Is Now Open 13. Radio Society Of Great Britain Looking For Leaders 14. ARRL seeks an exemption from the new proposed US Forest Service Facility Fees. Opens comment period. 15. HamXposition will host the ARRL New England and Hudson Division Conventions and Hamfest 16. The Dayton Hamvention is most definitely on. 17. RSGB Releases Board Minutes and the Legacy Committee will fund 50 MegaHertz meteor scatter beacon 18. Vintage radio collection to be sold at auction in the UK 19. Eliminating radio interference from refrigerator compressors on ships and boats 20. 51 new German radio hams successfully pass exams 21. The Importance of Antenna Height 22. Russian troops using insecure communications 23. Another antenna that 'went the distance' in the VK. Plus these Special Features This Week: * Technology News and Commentary with Leo Laporte, W6TWT, will answer the questions, "How reliable are solid state drives?", and, "What is wear leveling?", Leo will also cover the multiple ways you can back up Windows 10. * Working Amateur Radio Satellites with Bruce Paige, KK5DO - AMSAT Satellite News * Tower Climbing and Antenna Safety w/Greg Stoddard KF9MP, presents part two of his six part series explaining how to get your club meeting or ham fest promoted on local broadcast radio by correctly composing and submitting a Public Service Announcement. * Foundations of Amateur Radio with Onno Benschop VK6FLAB, is very excited in his shack because his latest project, Beeps! * Weekly Propagation Forecast from the ARRL * The latest from Parks On The Air and Summits On The Air (February Report) with Vance Martin, N3VEM * Bill Continelli, W2XOY - The History of Amateur Radio. Bill returns with another edition of The Ancient Amateur Archives, this week, Bill looks at the state of amateur radio in the fabulous fifties, will explain what W-E-R-S, the War Emergency Radio Service was, and will take you back to the beginning of RACES, Radio Amateur Civil Emergency Service, now under the jurisdiction of The Federal Emergency Management Agency. ----- Website: https://www.twiar.net Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/groups/twiari/ Twitter: https://www.twitter.com/twiar RSS News: https://twiar.net/?feed=rss2 iHeartRadio: https://bit.ly/iHeart-TWIAR Spotify: https://bit.ly/Spotify-TWIAR TuneIn: https://bit.ly/TuneIn-TWIAR Automated: https://twiar.net/TWIARHAM.mp3 (Static file, changed weekly) ----- Visit our website at www.twiar.net for program audio, and daily for the latest amateur radio and technology news. Air This Week in Amateur Radio on your repeater! Built in identification breaks every 10 minutes or less. This Week in Amateur Radio is heard on the air on nets and repeaters as a bulletin service all across North America, and all around the world on amateur radio repeater systems, weekends on WA0RCR on 1860 (160 Meters), and more. This Week in Amateur Radio is portable too! The bulletin/news service is available and built for air on local repeaters (check with your local clubs to see if their repeater is carrying the news service) and can be downloaded for air as a weekly podcast to your digital device from just about everywhere, including Acast, Deezer, iHeart, iTunes, Google Play, Spotify, TuneIn, Stitcher, iVoox, Blubrry, Castbox.fm, Castro, Feedburner, gPodder, Listen Notes, OverCast, Player.FM, Pandora, Podcast Gang, Podcast Republic, Podchaser, Podnova, and RSS feeds. This Week in Amateur Radio is also carried on a number of LPFM stations, so check the low power FM stations in your area. You can also stream the program to your favorite digital device by visiting our web site www.twiar.net. Or, just ask Siri, Alexa, or your Google Nest to play This Week in Amateur Radio! This Week in Amateur Radio is produced by Community Video Associates in upstate New York, and is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial 4.0 International License. If you would like to volunteer with us as a news anchor or special segment producer please get in touch with our Executive Producer, George, via email at w2xbs77@gmail.com. Also, please feel free to follow us by joining our popular group on Facebook, and follow our feed on Twitter! Thanks to FortifiedNet.net for the server space! Thanks to Archive.org for the audio space.

Charlottesville Community Engagement
March 9, 2022: Oral arguments held in lawsuit seeking 2022 House of Delegates election; Community meeting tonight for 72 units on Locust Grove church property

Charlottesville Community Engagement

Play Episode Listen Later Mar 9, 2022 17:43


The only constant is change, a dynamic that frustrates many but a phen upon which others thrive. Charlottesville Community Engagement is intended to document as much of what’s coming as possible in the hopes that more people can affect outcomes if they simply have information. It’s March 9, 2022, and I’m your host, Sean Tubbs. Charlottesville Community Engagement is a reader-supported publication. To receive new posts and support my work, consider becoming a free or paid subscriber.On today’s program:The Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals hears arguments in a case that could require the Virginia Board of Elections to hold a House of Delegates race this NovemberAnother church in Charlottesville wants to build housing on its propertyAlbemarle’s top official explains to business leaders how the county works And one of Charlottesville’s former city managers has dropped a suit against the City Council ‘And singer songwriter Michael Clem talks about his upcoming appearance at the Center at Belvedere First shout-out goes to the Rivanna Conservation AllianceIn today’s first Patreon-fueled shout-out, the Rivanna Conservation Alliance wants wildlife and nature photographers to enter their first-ever photography contest! They want high-resolution photos related to the Rivanna watershed and the winning entries will be displayed at the 2022 Riverfest Celebration on May 1. The two categories are 16 and under, and those over the age of 17. You can send in two entries, and the work may be used to supplement Rivanna Conservation Alliance publications. For more information, visit rivannariver.org.Community meeting for 72-unit apartment complex on Locust Grove church propertyThe Mount View Baptist Church on St. Clair Avenue in the Locust Grove neighborhood is seeking a rezoning to allow for the construction of up to 72 units on their lawn. “With this rezoning request, Mount View Baptist Church seeks to remain operational on the property and expand opportunities to serve the community by requesting to have the ability to establish a day care on their property,” reads the announcement for a community meeting tonight. Shimp Engineering has been hired to oversee the land use application process for the 3.4 acre property. Sixty of the units would be built in a series of “linked townhouses” and the rest would be for the church to build in the future should they want to do so. The property has potential road connections onto several roads in the neighborhood. Not all of the property is connected to the church. An entity called Route 250 Homes purchased two single family homes that front onto Otter Street last June, and these two properties are being added to the church’s property. A community meeting for the rezoning begins at 6:30 p.m. tonight. (register) (more information)Former City Manager Richardson withdraws suit against the cityAn attorney for former Charlottesville City Manager Tarron Richardson has filed a motion with the United States Western District Court ending a lawsuit against his former employer. Richardson had filed a civil rights suit against the City Council and the city attorney in November alleging his rights were violated by the terms of his severance agreement. However the suit was not formally served to the city until late December, and the individual defendants were never served. The motion from attorney Kevin French is a voluntary dismissal with prejudice. For more information, read Ginny Bixby’s story in the Daily Progress. Federal appeals court hears oral arguments in suit to force 2022 electionA three judge panel of the United States Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals has heard arguments in a case that could force the state of Virginia to run elections for the House of Delegates this year, and then again in 2023. Richmond attorney Paul Goldman has argued those elections in 2021 are unconstitutional because the districts are based on Census data from 2010, and he sued the state Board of Elections. However, the 40-minute session largely dealt with procedural issues such as whether Goldman has the legal standing to bring the case forward or whether the appeals court was the appropriate venue. (hear the arguments on Youtube) Andrew Ferguson is the Solicitor General for Virginia, and he inherited the case from the previous administration. “The plaintiff in this case contends that Virginia broke the law when it failed to hold the 2021 election on the basis of Census data that did not exist when the electoral process began,” Ferguson said. “We strongly disagree, but the question before the court today is whether it has Article 3 jurisdiction to decide this case at all.”Article 3 refers to the U.S. Constitution which lays out how the nation’s courts systems should work. Ferguson argued that Goldman could not demonstrate how he was personally harmed by the elections. Last week, he filed a motion to return the case back to a lower court in order to get a ruling on that issue before taking up Goldman’s underlying claim. Ferguson argued the court should not even weigh in on what is referred to as a “sovereign authority” claim. “I think that the reason that sovereign immunity shouldn’t be addressed before determining standing is that if the court were to issue an opinion on sovereign immunity but subsequently determined there had never been any standing in this case, that sovereign immunity opinion is effectively an advisory opinion because the court never had jurisdiction to issue it in the first place,” Ferguson said. After a long and legally nuanced discussion about this issue, Goldman was asked to go ahead and make his argument which is built upon a 1981 federal case called Cosner v. Dalton that forced Virginia to hold House of Delegates’ elections in 1982. Goldman argued that the current districts are not balanced by population, a violation of the “one-person, one-vote principle.” “I am asking and am here for an election in 2022,” Goldman said. “They say there won’t be an election in 2022. I want to run in 2022 and the state says they’re not going to hold an election in 2022. I say Cosner says I have a right to run in 2022. They say it doesn’t.” Goldman said the legal remedy should be a new election to ensure that people are properly represented as is their Constitutional right. But he said his standing is based on being a potential candidate. “I gotta wait until 2024 before my new district kicks in,” Goldman said. “I am still represented by the people picked in the old districts and that’s the harm, that’s why you can’t do it. That’s the unusual circumstance in this case.” Goldman cited data that shows the imbalance. “There’s one district that’s got 130,000 people in it and there’s another district with 67,000,” Goldman said, “They propose that doesn’t change until 2024. That blatantly unconstitutional and I’m in this courtroom today to try to get justice,” Goldman said In rebuttal, Ferguson continued to press on the question of Goldman’s legal standing, but said the Commonwealth would not be afraid to argue against his claims.“If the courts conclude that Mr. Goldman has standing to maintain his claim, we will vigorously defend the constitutionality of the 2021 election,” Ferguson said. “We do not think the 14th amendment requires states to reapportion on the basis of Census data that don’t exist when the electoral process has begun.”The three judges will take the matter under advisement and will issue an opinion at a later date. For more on the topic:Fourth Circuit hears arguments in case challenging Virginia House of Delegates election, March 8, 2022, Courthouse NewsSecond shout-out goes to an arboreal event at the Virginia Festival of the Book In today’s second subscriber-supported Public Service Announcement, the Charlottesville Area Tree Stewards wants to draw your attention to a Virginia Festival of the Book event coming up on March 16. Michelle Nijhuis will lead a virtual conversation on “Seeing Trees, Saving the Great Forests”. Nijhuis will speak with forest scientists and preservationists Meg Lowman and John Reid. Lowman is the author of The Arbornaut: A Life Discovering the Eighth Planet in the Trees Above Us. Reid is the co-author of Ever Green: Saving Big Forests to Save the Earth. The event on March 16 begins at noon. To register, visit vabook.org. Albemarle County officials address business community at Chamber eventOn February 18, the Charlottesville Regional Chamber of Commerce held the first ever State of the Community forum, where leaders from Charlottesville, the University of Virginia, and Albemarle got the chance to introduce themselves to business leaders. Yesterday’s edition of this program featured comments from city officials, and today we’ll hear from county leaders.Emily Kilroy is the director of community and public engagement for Albemarle County. She said she wondered why there had never before been a gathering with city, county, and UVA officials.“It felt like such a natural convening of our community’s leaders,” Kilroy said. “And of course being together today, we are reminded that the community is not just our individual pieces of the pie, but we all do together to grow the entire pie.” County Executive Jeff Richardson said the event was a chance to discuss what he called community opportunities and to introduce his leadership team to the Chamber. “The most effective leaders anticipate where the community is headed and they see changes before others do,” Richardson said. Richardson recently put that statement out to community leaders and there were some common threads about what they thought was needed.“Three basically said equity, access, [and] affordable housing, which means good paying jobs and access to health,” Richardson said. “So it’s keeping the community affordable at all economic levels, that was three out of six.”Richardson said one person said there was a need to find a “new normal” post pandemic and  another said shoring up support for public safety first responders. Richardson said local government needs to be working in all of these areas. “It’s not just one thing,” Richardson said. “It’s so many things.” The county’s strategic plan is intended to prioritize where county investments should go. For Richardson, that means making sure his employees are stable and that there is investment in economic development.  (read the strategic plan)“Recently at the end of our past budget year, we closed the year our better expected financially so an example of this working in real time is that we put $5 million in our economic development fund, $4.1 million was transferred to capital to move infrastructure along, $3.1 million into a dedicated housing fund, and $1 million went to our workforce stabilization which made our human resources director very happy,” Richardson said. Richardson urged people to apply for vacancies on various boards and commissions. There’s a list on the county website if you’re interested. The Albemarle County Board of Supervisors will hold its first budget work session today beginning at 3 p.m. (meeting info)See also: Richardson presents $565M “Transform Albemarle” budget to supervisors, Information Charlottesville, February 23, 2022Michael Clem to kick off The Center’s Thursdays around Five series This next piece is more of a podcast piece, but I advise clicking on the songs below as you read! The Center at Belvedere opened in June 2020 to offer a gathering space for people of all ages with a new facility with much more room than the former facility on Hillsdale Drive. The relatively new Center has a performance space, and this Thursday singer songwriter Michael Clem will kick off a concert series for the press. “For over 30 years, Michael Clem has been playing bass, singing, and writing songs for the national touring act he co-founded, Eddie from Ohio,” reads the event listing on the Center’s website. “Since relocating to Charlottesville, he’s established quite a foothold in the musical scene.”It’s a return performance for Clem, who appeared there last fall. “This is a very well-attended event,” Clem said. “People from the community come out and they bring their lawn chairs, and I’m playing in basically like a theater-type of environment. This wasn’t just me playing incidental white noise music while people were gabbing and socializing. They were there focused, facing forward, giving the singer songwriter exactly what a singer songwriter would want! An attentive crowd!” Clem said the last show was an artistically satisfying event where he got to play original songs and he’s looking forward to playing Thursday’s show. I spoke to Clem two years ago at the beginning of the pandemic. Like so many others, he began performing online to people at home, and contributed the proceeds to restaurants. “I felt really bad for these businesses that were taking such a hit, specifically the ones who butter my bread, the restaurants and the music venues,” Clem said. “And a number of them didn’t survive the shutdown which is really sad.” One of them that survived is the Local, where Clem hosts a singer-songwriter open mic night on Mondays, though that’s currently on what he called Omicron hiatus. The downtime also allowed him to take on a personal challenge. “I decided I would dedicate the month of April to writing one song a day, and I did!” Clem said. “I’m not saying that every song was great but just having that exercise was important to battle the hypocrisy because I teach a songwriting class and that was another thing that moved online. My songwriting class is through the Front Porch, and I did a number of them on Zoom.”Clem said he would play some of these songs, some of which are on an album he produced with Rusty Speidel. You can hear some of them tomorrow night at the first Thursdays Around Five. The website states the event begins at 5:01 p.m. The event is free, but registration in advance at the Center is required. (register)Support the program!Special announcement of a continuing promo with Ting! Are you interested in fast internet? Visit this site and enter your address to see if you can get service through Ting. If you decide to proceed to make the switch, you’ll get:Free installationSecond month of Ting service for freeA $75 gift card to the Downtown MallAdditionally, Ting will match your Substack subscription to support Town Crier Productions, the company that produces this newsletter and other community offerings. So, your $5 a month subscription yields $5 for TCP. 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