LHS Show Notes #073

Introduction:

Announcements:

Topics:

  • IPv6 – The End is Near (of IPv4)
    • Internet Protocol version 6.
    • If you can, start setting up your devices for IPv6 on your devices that support it. All of the current IPv4 address space has been allocated to the Regional Internet registrars (RIRs). IPv6 is the next version of Internet Protocol with a greatly expanded address space.
    • IPv6 is now the default IP stack for Linux. Unfortunately, many Internet service providers (ISPs) are not yet ready for IPv6.
    • There are IPv6 tunneling services that will forward your IPv6 traffic to IPv4 services:
    • If possible, give IPv6 a try. It’s inevitable, so if it works for you, you’ll be that much further along.
  • HSMM – High Speed Multimedia, also known as “hinternet” (ham + internet)

Feedback:

  • Andrew, AC8JO, updated his blog to acknowledge that the LHS website has been updated and new episodes have been released. Thanks, Andrew!
  • Bert, K1OIK, has been a frequent commenter on the website. Unfortunately, the comments aren’t appropriate and he becomes the latest victim of the Ban Hammer.
  • To Gary, KN4AQ: contact us via email if you’d like us promote your endeavors.

Contact Info:

Music:

  • To be added.
Russ Woodman, K5TUX, co-hosts the Linux in the Ham Shack podcast which is available for download in both MP3 and OGG audio format. Contact him at [email protected].

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