LN-QRM 213: The Bell is back… Sort of

Recorded: 14 May 2016

Hosts: Joel, Barry, Barty, & Michael

Podcaster’s Anonymous BooZe—Review

  • Michael –  MGD – AKA Dan’s beer of choice
  • Joel – Crown royal apple and coke
  • Barry – Nothing
  • Barty –  Poland Spring water

Days of our Lives

  • Barry – Refrigerator broke
  • Michael – High angle rescue duty
  • Barry – FT 8800R mount solution finally!
  • Joel – went to the Peterborough Diner last weekend
  • Michael – That Buoy is here to stay
  • Joel – The Mrs. And I went to York Beach Maine Stage Neck Inn for mothers Day dinner
  • Michael – Keweenaw Path – in blowing snow
  • Joel – My beautiful bride and I went to the Hillsboro Diner for breakfast today.
  • Michael – finally set up and area for campfires for the boys.
  • Joel – Picked up an antique dresser today.

Broken News

  • Obama “Historic” trip to Hiroshima

Geek Corner

  • Michael – Ham tower project back in the queue!
  • Barry – FailPoint Twatted me

Bottom Gear

  • Barry – Jeremy Clarkson’s Amazon show to be called The Grand Tour
  • Barty – Troy-Bilt mower out for repair.
  • Joel – Daisy has brakes again!
  • Michael – Fred’s back!
  • Joel – Rambo has the start of the Death Wobble.. but I think it just upper ball joints.
  • Joel – Goldfinger has on his summer track shoes!

Entertainment Last Month

  • Barry – Finally watching House of Cards again
  • Barry – Veep
  • Barry Batman vs Superman… SUCKS!
  • Joel – Game of Thrones is Back!
  • Michael – Netflix pick – American Genius

Musical Guest: Jeff Beal with “Theme from House of Cards

Theme Song: Gordon Goodwin’s Big Phat Band “Hit the Ground Running”

LN-QRM 174: X Edition

Recorded: 21 March 2015

Hosts: Joel, Barry, Barty & Michael

Days of our Lives

  • Barry – Fail Point discussion (FailPoint loves Barry)
  • Michael, Joel, Barty – Vegas Were Going—woohoo!
  • Michael – Cosmonaut Story
  • Mike has to check his bench test
  • Michael – it’s still ice…
  • Michael – The Bridge is Closed tonight…
  • Michael – GO COPPER KINGS!!! – Girls Basketball wins State Finals tonight!

Podcaster’s Anonymous BooZe–Review

  • Michael – Black Russian aka(Colorado Rocky Mountain Black Russian)
  • Joel – Southern style Sweet Tea
  • Barty – J&B Brandy
  • Barry – Bud Light

Ingress Alert

  • Barry – On the road – Northfield! PO


App Corner

  • (Hail)  Hydra!


Bottom Gear 

  • Barry – The Prius visited Dr. Kenny Blower fan noise and the oil change for a road trip.
  • Joel – Was going to swap out the studded snows BUT with today’s snow it will happen NEXT weekend.
  • Michael – Truckster Tires – a tool everyone should own..
  • MIchael – Is that Dr Kenny’s place in the Hyperlapse video?


Podcast Corner:

  • MPP – John Meadows


Musical Guest: 1972 Billboard Hot 100 #40 –  Elton John with “Rocket Man
Theme Song:   Gordon Goodwin’s Big Phat Band “Hit the Ground Running”

LN-QRM 173: Whine and Cheese

Recorded: 14 March 2015

Hosts: Joel, Barry, Barty & Michael

Podcaster’s Anonymous BooZe–Review

  • Michael – The drink of the evening is the Finlandia Black Russian (Already in progress 🙂  )
  • Barry – Pinnacle coconut infused vodka
  • Joel –  Blackberry Brandy Sour

Days of our Lives

  • Barry – Damn ice dam
  • Michael – And in a related issue, Pasty to the rescue
  • Barry – My mailbox was trashed…again
  • Barry – The Postal Service: Efficiency at its best
  • Michael – Related, how long does a USPS priority package take to arrive from Portland Oregon to CH?
  • Barry – FailPoint update
  • Barry – It’s Ultimate Pi Day – Who Gives a F@(&
  • Michael – Back from PCT, lookng forward to MMPCR!
  • Michael – Calumet HS CopperBots in action!
  • Michael – I see pavement!
  • Michael – The Harbor went to the dogs again.
  • Michael – And … the office chair broke
  • Michael – Long hours, even by my standards – affecting episode output
  • Michael – Clash of Clans – Rip Van Winkle Level
  • Michael – yesterday was Bob G’s birthday! Listen to the tribute on Mark My Words.
  • Michael – The Bird Counter’s Shelter is now up on Brockway…
  • Joel – Leonard Nimoy Passes Away at 83 ( March 26, 1931 – February 27,2015) He Lived Long and  Prospered and touched all of our lives.
  • Joel – Sir Terry Prachett Passes Away at 66 (April 28,1948 -to- March 12, 2015)
  • Joel -Turned on to a GREAT podcast called “We’re Alive!” a zombie cast (on itunes)

App Review

  • Barry – Hyperlapse
  • Barry – My Talking Pet

Ingress Alert

  • Michael – new recharge feature, new badges, Mark gets his Guardian 150
  • Barry – Maybe I can get a gold sojourner badge in two months

Bottom Gear

  • Michael – Time for a long generator test / switching exclusively to premium gas
  • Daisy – (neon) gets stuck in the mud in the driveway(melting snow)
  • Jerry Clarkson is suspended from Top Gear for punching a show’s producer.

Musical Guest: 1971 Billboard Hot 100 #40 –  The Jackson 5 with “Never Can Say Goodbye”

Theme Song:   Gordon Goodwin’s Big Phat Band “Hit the Ground Running”

LN-QRM #168: The Bridge Event

Recorded: 17 January 2015

Hosts: Joel, Barry, Barty & Michael


  • Barry – FairPoint (AKA FailPoint) update
  • Barry – FreeNAS PC arrived
  • Barry – The Wilhelm Scream
  • Michael – The Bridge is Closed!
  • Joel – Beware of the “can you spare a buck for gas scam” (I was approached today, to bad for that guy)
  • Joel – My beautiful bride finishing up her C.E.R.T. training Community Emergency Response Team for the state of New Hampshire.
  • Joel – Doug Slater shout out thanks for the Late Nite QRM parody. – Additional by Michael
  • Joel – Thanks to the guys at the MMVH when’s the round table? please not in Feb. QRM!!!
  • Michael – We have wind generation!
  • Michael – Podcamp Toronto? Still no date on the web page?
  • Michael – specific request from my wife

Podcaster’s Anonymous BooZe–Review

  • Joel – Mr. & Mrs. T’s sweet and sour mix  Stoli’s Vodka Collins 36oz and counting.
  • Barry – Coffee…. Irish Coffee
  • Michael – Finlandia Vodka Black Russian
  • Michael – did you see my Red Stag Spiced Post?

App Review

  •  Joel – XMBC (free TV) going to give it a try tomorrow

Ingress Alert

  • Barry – New badge: Recruiter badge
  • Michael – holding his breath, prepared for battle…
  • Michael – Wasn’t the next level after 90 days a 120 on Guardian? Now it’s 150…

Bottom Gear

  • Barry – The Prius has new snow tires
  • Joel –  Wilson gets released From Dr. Kenny and is 100% and there is a very happy 18 year old because of it.
  • Joel – The cassette adapter in GOLDFINGER took a dump back to a fm transmitter and I hate it! a new bluetooth radio is going in the dash with aux in as well.
  • Michael – Mirror update ( wife / ham note)
  • Michael – Studded tire research – and headsets…
  • Michael – Our Postmaster is currently driving our new / old Jeep

Entertainment Last Month

Musical Guest: The Newday with “Wait a Minute Girl”

Theme Song:   Gordon Goodwin’s Big Phat Band “Hit the Ground Running”

LN-QRM #163: Christmas Time is Here

Recorded: 13 December 2014 (12/13/14)

Hosts: Joel, Barry & Michael


  • Michael – Don’t know what the heck that noise was in my mic last week…
  • Michael – Gonna go bag a 10,000 pointer (tree)
  • All – What’s in a McNugget
  • Michael – I fell for it. (Literally)
  • Michael – Secret Santa has me pegged.
  • Michael – tree lighting in the Harbor!
  • Barry – 7.1 is way better than 5.1
  • Barry – Have I mentioned lately how much FairPoint SUCKS!(I second that motion!)
  • Michael – Working hard on my 15k to couch program.
  • Joel – Fire Stick review
  • Michael – New technology comes to Copper Harbor

Podcasters Anonymous Review

Each week one of the podcasters gets hammered on a new to us booze 🙂 and talks about it.

  • Joel – Paul Masson Peach Brandy Holy crap this stuff is Good! (review)


  • Barry – DropBox vs GDrive vs OneDrive
  • Barry – New GDrive debuted this week… The jury is still out.


  • Michael – Ingress Alert – Big Op (I thought)
  • Barry – Resistance wins the anomaly in Hartford


  • Doug Slater gets snow tires on his mini cooper, and as it happens GoldFinger is getting his snow sneakers on this week too! alsp Goldfinger gets a brand new serpentine belt.
  • Operation QRM JEEP commences next Saturday.


  • Barry – Guardians of the Galaxy = Awsome!

Musical Guest: 4 Non  Blondes with “What’s Up”

Theme Song:   Gordon Goodwin’s Big Phat Band “Hit the Ground Running”