It was suggested I post, and pin, a toot with information about what it costs to run this instance.
I like this, I want to be transparent, and I think it's important that the community have trust and confidence in me, and the hosting.
Currently the costs looks like this:
* £112.50 a year for a VPS
* €25.00 a year for the domain name
All media (avatars, etc.) are sotred on the server, we use 20G of 40G so far.
More details (and optional donations) at
I've also deployed an image optimiser so the images are taking up 20Mb LESS now too.
I just had a "Why not?" moment.
Why can't they all be in the same place?
Well, they can.
and now they are.
Which means I don't have 44Mb of images in three places, and all the servers are looking at the same directory (so you can view gopher files via http, and html via gemini, if you want)
agate is weird and wants its own directory for certificates and content, so symlink!
Best Fathers Day gift ever. After 30 plus years of learning everything I could about Amateur Radio and the electronics, procedures, weather, antenna theory, etc. that I could I have finally been acknowledged by one of my peers and it is a great day. Paul KO4LMU for taking the time to recommend me for this award. recognition from my peer is always welcome. I will always teach the new guys and learn from them. Thanks Paul
@M0YNG thank you for having me! I have been licensed for a few years, but was off the air due to a change in my QTH and a lack of work life balance. Starting to correct that as I now have a tower/antenna up. There is so much to learn. I am a fan of #diy #kitbuilding #sdr. I just finished assembling the morserino32 kit to learn #cw, as my Grandfather was a telegraph operator for the railroad’s. Looking forward to learning more and seeing what my fellow server-mates are up to.
Everyone, Please welcome @W5IC !
Please toot an #introductions so we can get to know you 😁 add some hashtags too so we know what interests you.
You can find more people in the instance in the directory
(you can opt into this too once you have 10 "friends", and add tags to your profile) and the local timeline.
And this list of radio amateurs on mastodon, may be of interest: https://pad.dc7ia.eu/p/radio_amateurs_on_the_fediverse
And there are apps!
I'm looking for a simple mobile device :
- bi-band VHF/UHF FM
- about 40 or 50W max
- 1750Hz tone
- shift for repeater
- No DMR,C4FM or whatever digital...
- compatible with CHIRP to program channels easily with Linux.
So it must be in this list :
But this kind of device seems to be inexistent or discontinued 😕
Any idea ?
This is a super fun game. For a relaxing time turn off the music but keep the sound on.
Vector Pinball (Pinball game) - https://f-droid.org/packages/com.dozingcatsoftware.bouncy
@bacardi55 I've just tried to install gtl, but had issues 😟
When I run "make dependencies" I get an error that tcell has a malformed module path.
Invalid char ' '
I've never used go before so...
the white bits are microscopic crustaceans of various kinds btw
🎶 the circle of life
#bashFu to show count of visitors today #gopher #gemini
echo "Visitors to $(hostname) on $(date +%d/%b/%Y)"
HTTPV=$(grep "\[`date +%d/%b/%Y`" /var/log/nginx/access.log | cut -d" " -f1 | sort | uniq | wc -l)
GOPHERV=$(grep "\[`date +%d/%b/%Y`" /var/log/gopher | cut -d" " -f1 | sort | uniq | wc -l)
GEMINIV=$(grep "`date +'%b %d'`" /var/log/gemini.log | cut -d" " -f11 | sort | uniq | wc -l)
echo "HTTP Gopher Gemini"
echo "$HTTPV $GOPHERV $GEMINIV"
Adafruit INA260 current and voltage sensor, a raspberry pi pico, a basic display, and I'd have made a multimeter?
Fedi, I need some open source help.
I have a friend who has an elderly relative who keeps getting lost...
They have asked me for recommendations on location tracking.
The relative has a phone, but isn't confident using it so anything needs to Just Work with no interactions.
I know about owntracks and traccar, but my friend doesn't want to run their own server.
What am I missing?
Have had a wiggly exhaust on the car for about a week now, kept thinking I'd need to take it to the garage. Today I actually looked and saw two rubber things had clearly failed. Replacement parts were £2.78 for two from the motor factor (with 60℅ discount because reasons!)
Lifted the silencer with a trolley jack, the old rubber basically fell off. Slipped the new rubber in place, done. Took barely a minute.
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