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The passing of FiftyOneFifty

It is with deep sadness we announce that another of our hosts and friends Donald Grier, known to us as FiftyOneFifty, has passed away.

FiftyOneFifty's frat brother Randy Hall has written an lovely piece. The team at Linuxlugcast are preparing our own tribute if you want to contribute an audio file you can email Honkeymagoo or join the show.

Our thoughts go out to his friends and family at this difficult time.


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NYbill

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email: nybill.nospam@nospam.gunmonkeynet.net
episodes: 37

hpr2893 :: Whats in the box! Part 2

Released: 2019-09-04. Duration: 00:12:07. Flag: Clean. Series: Hobby Electronics.
Tags: guitar, pedal, tremlo, kit, DIY, soldering.
NYbill finishes a guitar pedal kit Timttmy sent him.

hpr2822 :: What's in the Box! Part 1

Released: 2019-05-28. Duration: 00:21:05. Flag: Clean. Series: Hobby Electronics.
Tags: DIY, Soldering, Guitar, electronics.
NYbill opens a mystery box he found in the mail box.

hpr2801 :: Guitar Set Up Part 1.

Released: 2019-04-29. Duration: 00:28:44. Flag: Clean. Series: general.
Tags: Guitar, DIY.
NYbill talks about setting up a guitar.

hpr2769 :: Quick Review of the AstroAI WH5000A Multimeter

Released: 2019-03-14. Duration: 00:24:15. Flag: Clean. Series: general.
Tags: multimeter, electronics, test equipment, hardware review.
NYbill reviews, yet another, inexpensive multimeter.

hpr2694 :: Bandit Update

Released: 2018-11-29. Duration: 00:11:39. Flag: Clean. Series: general.
Tags: Hacking, War games, Linux.
NYbill does a quick episode to mention there are new Over the Wire, Bandit levels out.

hpr2591 :: International Troubleshooting

Released: 2018-07-09. Duration: 00:30:15. Flag: Clean. Series: Hobby Electronics.
Tags: DIY, Kit, Electronics, Troubleshooting.
NYbill troubleshoots a DIY kit of Ken Fallon’s.

hpr2551 :: Calibrating Calibration

Released: 2018-05-14. Duration: 00:25:19. Flag: Clean. Series: general.
Tags: test gear, electronics, oscilloscope.
NYbill talks about calibration issues with the Siglent SDS1202X-E oscilloscope

hpr2514 :: Electronics Calculator Kit

Released: 2018-03-22. Duration: 00:33:26. Flag: Clean. Series: Hobby Electronics.
Tags: Electronics, Kits, Soldering, DIY.
NYbill talks about building a $16 electronics calculator kit.

hpr2407 :: The Lost Episode Part 2

Released: 2017-10-24. Duration: 00:22:12. Flag: Clean. Series: Hobby Electronics.
Tags: Electronics,kit,tester,AVR programmer,transistor.
NYbill talks about flashing firmware to a Atmega328p chip to get a Transistor Tester Kit working.

hpr2394 :: The Lost Episode

Released: 2017-10-05. Duration: 00:27:02. Flag: Clean. Series: Hobby Electronics.
Tags: Electronics, kits, testers.
NYbill talks about building an inexpensive transistor tester... a year after the fact.

hpr2369 :: Little Meters

Released: 2017-08-31. Duration: 00:21:11. Flag: Clean. Series: Hobby Electronics.
Tags: Electronics, Multimeter, Review.
NYbill does a quick review of two more inexpensive multimeters

hpr2314 :: Bad Caps

Released: 2017-06-15. Duration: 00:26:24. Flag: Explicit. Series: Hobby Electronics.
Tags: repair,motherboard,capacitor,polymer electrolytic capacitor,ceramic capacitor.
NYbill talking about repairing a computer motherboard.

hpr2148 :: The DSO138 Oscilloscope Kit Part 2

Released: 2016-10-26. Duration: 00:13:11. Flag: Clean. Series: Hobby Electronics.
Tags: electronics,oscilloscope,kit,3D print.
In this episode NYbill talks about finishing the DSO138 Oscilloscope kit.

hpr2138 :: Hack the Box with Bandit

Released: 2016-10-12. Duration: 00:14:53. Flag: Clean. Series: general.
Tags: Linux,wargame,Bandit.
NYbill talks about a Linux 'War Game' called Bandit.

hpr2044 :: Bring on the Power!

Released: 2016-06-02. Duration: 00:19:20. Flag: Clean. Series: general.
Tags: power supply,electronics.
It this episode NYbill talks about power supplies used for electronics work.

hpr2029 :: The DSO138 Oscilloscope Kit

Released: 2016-05-12. Duration: 00:20:58. Flag: Clean. Series: Hobby Electronics.
Tags: oscilloscope,electronics,soldering,SMD.
NYbill talks about building a DSO138 Oscilloscope kit.

hpr2014 :: A first look at the Owon B35T Part 2

Released: 2016-04-21. Duration: 00:21:46. Flag: Clean. Series: Hobby Electronics.
Tags: multimeter,Bluetooth.
More clicking of things, Bluetooth happens, things are taken apart...

hpr2004 :: A First Look at the Owon B35T

Released: 2016-04-07. Duration: 00:36:07. Flag: Clean. Series: Hobby Electronics.
Tags: multimeter,Bluetooth,RMS.
You are along for the ride as NYbill takes his first look at another inexpensive multimeter.

hpr1869 :: Irssi Connectbot

Released: 2015-10-01. Duration: 00:14:08. Flag: Clean. Series: general.
Tags: Android,phone,IRC,Irssi,Irssi ConnectBot,ssh.
NYbill talks about setting up Irssi Connectbot on a Android phone to access IRC.

hpr1858 :: Multimeter Mod's Part 2

Released: 2015-09-16. Duration: 00:22:59. Flag: Explicit. Series: Hobby Electronics.
Tags: multimeter,hack,maker,mod,modification,improve,electronics,blender,3D printing.
NYbill finishes modification two to his multimeter.

hpr1846 :: UNI-T UT61E Review

Released: 2015-08-31. Duration: 00:20:41. Flag: Explicit. Series: Hobby Electronics.
Tags: multimeter,RMS meter,diode test,auto range.
NYbill does a quick review of his favourite multimeter for electronics, the UNI-T UT61E.

hpr1836 :: The Statusnet Shuffle

Released: 2015-08-17. Duration: 00:45:11. Flag: Clean. Series: general.
Tags: StatusNet,GNU social.
Theru and NYbill talk about moving a Statusnet instance and converting it to GNU-Social

hpr1828 :: Multimeter Mod's Part 1

Released: 2015-08-05. Duration: 00:19:22. Flag: Clean. Series: Hobby Electronics.
Tags: multimeter,back light,LED,hardware hack.
NYbill modifies his multimeter to add features he feels are lacking.

hpr1817 :: Gathering Parts

Released: 2015-07-21. Duration: 00:23:15. Flag: Clean. Series: Hobby Electronics.
Tags: electronics,guitar pedal,fuzzbox,resistor colours.
NYbill talks about the process he goes through while starting an electronics project.

hpr1669 :: New Retro Computing

Released: 2014-12-25. Duration: 00:17:33. Flag: Clean. Series: general.
Tags: Micromite Companion,BASIC.
NYbill talks about building a Micromite Companion

hpr1612 :: Don't Forget the Referbs

Released: 2014-10-07. Duration: 00:20:11. Flag: Clean. Series: general.
Tags: Lenovo,Lenovo X61,modification.
NYbill talks about a refurbished Lenovo and modifying it to his liking.

hpr1503 :: Making Waves-The DSO Pocket Oscilloscope

Released: 2014-05-07. Duration: 00:21:20. Flag: Clean. Series: Hobby Electronics.
Tags: electronics,oscilloscope,555 timer,teensy.
NYbill discusses the DSO Pocket Oscilloscope v3. A few circuits are set up to test it

hpr1492 :: HPR at NELF 2014 Part2

Released: 2014-04-22. Duration: 00:35:15. Flag: Explicit. Series: general.
Tags: interviews.
Conference Interviews

hpr1431 :: Talking Twenty Fourteen

Released: 2014-01-27. Duration: 00:37:40. Flag: Explicit. Series: general.
Tags: New Year,2014,prediction.
New Year predictions from Jezra and NYbill

hpr1338 :: Pumped Pi's

Released: 2013-09-18. Duration: 00:27:26. Flag: Clean. Series: general.
Tags: "Raspberry Pi",Pump.io.
A discussion between JRobb and NYbill

hpr1331 :: A Tale of Chroot

Released: 2013-09-09. Duration: 00:17:47. Flag: Clean. Series: general.
Tags: chroot,VPS,Linode,"Arch Linux".
Recovering from a failed Arch upgrade on a VPS using 'chroot'

hpr1297 :: Mobile Hackspace (what's in my bag)

Released: 2013-07-23. Duration: 00:23:42. Flag: Clean. Series: What's in My Toolkit.
Tags: toolkit,"USB/SATA adaptor".
NYbill talks about what's in his computer & 2600 bags.

hpr1263 :: 3G Tunnels (Sshuttle)

Released: 2013-06-05. Duration: 00:36:49. Flag: Explicit. Series: general.
Tags: 3G,Sshuttle.
3G connectivity and Sshuttle

hpr1210 :: Northeast Linux Fest 2013 p3-3

Released: 2013-03-22. Duration: 00:15:36. Flag: Explicit. Series: general.
Tags: "Northeast Linux Fest",NELF,interview.
Interviews from NELF, part 3

hpr1209 :: Northeast Linux Fest 2013 p2-3

Released: 2013-03-21. Duration: 00:46:32. Flag: Explicit. Series: general.
Tags: "Northeast Linux Fest",NELF,interview.
Interviews from NELF, part 2

hpr1208 :: Northeast Linux Fest 2013 p1-3

Released: 2013-03-20. Duration: 00:21:07. Flag: Explicit. Series: general.
Tags: "Northeast Linux Fest",NELF,interview.
Interviews from NELF, part 1

hpr1174 :: Low Tech Fab (PCB Etching)

Released: 2013-01-31. Duration: 00:19:02. Flag: Explicit. Series: Hobby Electronics.
Tags: Electronics,PCB,Etching,DIY.
NYbill makes his own copper PCB boards at home

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