LN-QRM 179: It’s NEAR-Fest Time

Recorded: 2 May 2015

Hosts: Joel, Barry & Michael

Podcaster’s Anonymous BooZe–Review

  • Barry – Pinnacle Coconut infused Vodka
  • Michael – Park Bench Porter
  • Joel – Jack Daniels winter Jack (apple) bourbon and coke

Days of our Lives

  • Barry – QRM Studios update
  • Barry – My new JD Sippy Cup – Thanks Joel!
  • Barry – iHop Breakfast
  • Michael – Wonderful day for a photo shoot – Dan J Kauppi (.com)
  • Barry – NEAR-Fest: Spring Edition
  • Barry – Scott is short! (but so is everyone else)
  • Barry – The LN-QRM Drone is ready for duty
  • Barry – Periscoped with one viewer: Doug!
  • Michael – New Trail Shoes! Woo Hoo! (And Doug joins Runkeeper)
  • Michael – And Mark starts Couch to 5K
  • Joel – Joel’s new Iphone 4s showed up today and replaced the turddroid

Geek Corner

  • Barry – Red Max Leaf Blowers
  • Michael – MacStock and BBQ tickets have been purchased! (June 20th)
  • Michael – IT has not sunk in at the Harbor that I have a FULL time job now…
  • Barry – iPhone has been rebooting a lot recently
  • Barry – Microsoft’s holographic program looks cool

Ingress Alert

  • Barry – Extra Ultra Strikes and double AP
  • Michael – The Ugly and the Good

Bottom Gear

  • Barry – The Results!
  • Barry – 193,000+ miles on the Prius
  • Michael – David’s Jeep keeps jeep’in
  • Doug – by proxie …
  • Michael – the tractor …

Entertainment Last Month

  • Barry – Wolf Hall (yawn)
  • Michael – PODRUNNER update – app not currently available
  • Michael – Podcast – Classic Camera Revival – From John Meadows and Company


Musical Guest: 1977 Billboard Hot 100 #40 –  The Jacksons with Enjoy Yourself
Theme Song:   Gordon Goodwin’s Big Phat Band “Hit the Ground Running”

LN-QRM #165: Last one of the year

Recorded: 27 Decenmber 2014

Hosts: Joel, Barry & Michael

  • Barry – Chillaxing all week
  • Barry – Replacing an old ceiling fan
  • Barry – RTL-SDR plug and play project
  • Joel   –  Xbox one is awesome, Advanced Warfare is awesome  if the damn Microsoft servers would stay up!
  • Michael – More trips up Brockway – finally swapped the wind turbine unit…
  • Michael – Old high school friends …

Podcaster’s Anonymous BooZeReview

Ingress Alert

  • Joel – I re-downloaded Ingress and was farming in Hudson NH today.

Bottom Gear

  • Joel – Received a plugin FM transmitter as well as a cassette deck drive to aux cord input thing
  • Michael – So far… nothing has broken on the truck – but we changed up the schedule
  • Michael – Posted a picture of the mighty (with apologies to Jason) 1997 Mercury Sable on G+

Entertainment Last Month

  • Barry – Lilyhammer Season 3
  • Michael – Podcast and Show review – Radio Free Skaro
  • Joel – Series 21 of Top Gear found on Hulu Plus!

Musical Guest:  Ingrid Michaelson with “Afterlife”

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

LN-QRM #106: Lather, Rinse, Repeat

Recorded: 25 August 2013

Hosts: Joel, Barry J, Barty & Michael


QRM Brewery – Brew 3: Dog Drool Brew… YUM!
Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer to retire within 12 monthsAnnual pilgrimage to the Vermont Country Store
Fool on the Hill – Store in Vermont – Now closed 🙁
Barry tried an android phone for more than 5 minutes… NOT impressed
Apple said to have tested 64-bit ‘A7′ chips for iPhone 5S, 31% speed increases reportedGood old fashioned Barn Raising ( Well Playground Raising) – MichaelLate Nite QRM Emblem – Mark

Musical Guest: Leah Jee with “The Golden Ticket”

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

LN-QRM #99: The California Trip Recap

Recorded: 23 June 2013

Hosts: Jash, Barry J & Michael


Jash’s Top Gear Moment
WWDC recap
Microsoft reverses its XBox game sharing position
Google’s Project Loon proposes internet distributed by high flying balloonsWhy AT&T And Verizon May Start Charging You More Fee
Midnight Pizza in Copper Harbor – Last Sunday in June
Mike takes down his repeater….

Musical Guest:  David Philips with “Link In The Chain”

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

LN-QRM #93: The Bell is Back!

Recorded: 5 May 2013

Hosts: Jash, Barry J, Barty & Michael

Da Harbor snow check
First grilling weekend of the season
The black flies are here… and biting!
*** BREAKING NEWS *** Coast Guard Cutter Placing Bell Buoy Now! ***
Dish is now in the house
Bye-bye DirecTV
How do you watch movies?
iOS 7 – Will it look like Windows 8?
Apple counts down to 50 billion app downloads with all-time best sellers, $10,000 gift card
Google Now is now on iOS
The Podcast That Shall Not Be Named
Feedburner Data – oops, I better get going
First trail run of the season
Microsoft Junk Folder almost causes a problem
VoxPopCon Update July 12th – 14th , Hamilton Ont. – Me thinks the Jeep is not the means
The propane got REALLY low

Musical Guest:Asatron with “Broken umbrella”

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

LN-QRM #79: We’ll give up our guns when the Government gives up theirs

Recorded: 13 January 2013

Hosts: Jash, Barry J & Michael


Copper Harbor power failures (plural)
CNET Parent CBS Blocks Review and Award To Dish Over Legal Dispute
Gun Control
Apple and Mozilla Block Vulnerable Java Plug-ins
FAA To Investigate 787 Dreamliner
Star Wars Live-Action Show Could Still Happen
IBM’s Watson Gets a Swear Filter After Learning the Urban Dictionary
Boston Declares Health Emergency Due To Massive Flu Outbreak
Man Charged With HIPAA Violations For Video Taping Police
Microsoft Axing Messenger On March 15th
Aaron Swartz
Asteroid has missed us (Apophis), all is well until 2036… has ANYONE paid attention to Feb 15th? (21,500 miles estimated pass)
Michael’s friends para sledding down Lake Fanny Hooe
Both vehicles back up and running.
Chris in a photo shoot
New wind generator project – test unit starts generating power at 6 MPH.
A little more throwie, a little less drinkie
New Media Awards
Dead DSLR 🙁
Robotics competition for David
Student driver

Musical Guest: David Philips with “Link In The Chain”

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

LN-QRM #60: Free Sex! Free Porn! (Just Joking)

Recorded: 12 August 2012

Hosts: Jash, Barry J, Barty & Michael


Bucky Balls arrived
Zune Market Place
EBAY & Amazon to experiment with same day delivery. http://buswk.co/OWTIN8
Best Buy going under
Slice app
Perseid Meteor Shower is on!
Curiosity – Perfect landing!
The iBG Star blood glucose monitor
It’s FOOTBALL time!!!
Dark Sky app
Acer threatens Microsoft http://bit.ly/NbeW9m
AHHH! where’s a bottle opener!!!!  Pheww, workbench corner worked…
Shout out to the Copper Harbor Fire Department

Musical Guest: Leo Lopez with “Out of Place”
Theme Song:
Gordon Goodwin’s Big Phat Band “Hit the Ground Running”

LN-QRM #56: Summer Heat

Recorded: 8 July 2012

Hosts: Jash, Barry J & Barty


The house painting has begun
Jash’s son levels Barry up to 20 in MW3
Google announces end date for iGoogle
iPad Mini?
Upgrade to Windows 8, $39 – Thank you Apple!
Microsoft takes a loss

Musical Guest: Chasing Claymores with “Im Taking It Back, Im Taking Them All Back”

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

LN-QRM #52: PAB Bound

Recorded: 3 June 2012

Hosts: Jash, Barry J, Barty & Michael


It IS the last PAB.
Trip planning! (Not car pooling after all. Hope the Jeep makes it!)
Richard Dawson passed away
Microsoft wants to play nice with Linux. Did hell just drop a few degrees? 🙂
AT&T CEO predicts data-only plans within two years
Skype Set to ‘Double Down’ on Windows 8
SpaceX Dragon Returns Safely to Earth
U.S. Launched Its Biggest Cyberattack From a Thumb Drive
One-way Ticket to Mars, Please: Startup Plans Space Colony in 2023
Google To One-Up Apple, Announce 3D Maps a Week Earlier [VIDEO]
Asteroid comes within 0.1 LD of earth! (Memorial Day) 23 meters in size (0.05LD one on 29th)
Lunar Eclipse 3AM PST tomorrow morning
Washers and dryers, oh my…
Memorial Day Military Burial for Korean War POW lost in 1951. (PFC Arthur Leiviska)
Bumped into Jeremy Rowe twice in last week (I have a bumper from him if you want to mix it in…)

Musical Guest: Jeremy Rowe with “A Breath of Fresh Air”

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


Recorded: 8 April 2012

Hosts: Jash, Barry J, Barty & Michael


Weather report
Spring is here! Michael’s sons helped him swap the hard top for the rag top on the Jeep!
Michael is temporarily pulling all the radio gear from said Jeep 🙁
The Masters in 3D
Mike Wallace passed away at 93
Sergey Brin Takes Project Glass Out of Google’s Lab
Russians developing mind-altering electromagnetic “zombie” gun
How many iPhone app developers can Microsoft buy? – Apple 2.0
Wikipedia updates mobile apps, drops Google Maps for OpenStreetMap
Beer Ambulance
Brew update
Utica Club Brewery
Android this week: Instagram arrives
Researchers Confirm Flashback Trojan Infects 600,000 Macs
Michael has officially started Spring Cleaning
Cleaned out and prepped the Horse Trailer
Michael’s Afternoon Mountain BIke ride! (And his first trip over the handlebars this year, ooops)
XBOX group play? Michael’s military advisors(i.e the boyz) are asking…
Michael’s pedal boat conversion project

Musical Guest: Doug Astrop with “Long Goodbyes”

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