Re: [Swlfest] It may be a bit too late to think about, but...

2010-02-25 Thread John Figliozzi
:-)) Left off the smiley face... On Feb 25, 2010, at 6:28 PM, John Figliozzi wrote: Maybe we ought to deputize some of these fine people and give them something useful to do... jaf On Feb 25, 2010, at 5:54 PM, Richard Cuff wrote: Sure...if it's going underneath a door...that's what came

Re: [Swlfest] It may be a bit too late to think about, but...

2010-02-25 Thread John Figliozzi
e.g. I'm sure Greg Majewski could use some help stringing antennae up from the 4th floor. Then that could serve as your listening post when Greg isn't doing his thing. Your friendly neighborhood Co- Festmeister On Feb 25, 2010, at 7:09 PM, John Figliozzi wrote: :-)) Left off the smiley

[Swlfest] 2010 Fest Prize List

2010-02-28 Thread John Figliozzi
This may of casual interest to some here... g 2010 Winter SWL Fest Prize List (This is why you buy all those raffle tickets. If drooling, please use a napkin…. AND purchase lots of tickets!) Grand Prize (everyone is in the pool for this one): Yaesu VR-5000 wideband receiver 8 (!?)

Re: [Swlfest] Thanks for another enjoyable Fest!

2010-03-07 Thread John Figliozzi
Mark - Great to see you as always. Skype does work well on a Mac. And glad you were able to stay over and get the whole enchilada. Thanks also for your cheerful willingness to chip in as needed and for always looking for a way to do so. It's people like you that make co- managing (or

Re: [Swlfest] Somewhat OT: CNet updates their wifi radio reviews

2011-02-17 Thread John Figliozzi
But, Fred! Are you coming to the Fest? On Feb 17, 2011, at 9:34 PM, Fred Zalupski wrote: I still prefer analog RF emissions whenever possible. True romance. Classical broadcasting in Philly has been a disappointment for all of the time I've been here (since '83). I could never warm up to

Re: [Swlfest] Important Fest beverage information

2011-02-24 Thread John Figliozzi
Find another store, of course! On Feb 24, 2011, at 6:30 PM, Staticone wrote: Hold everything only 192oz? What are we going to do after lunch? Sent from my iPhone On Feb 24, 2011, at 2:43 PM, Richard Cuff rdc...@gmail.com wrote: There are two PA Wine Spirits stores in the nearby area:

Re: [Swlfest] Important Fest beverage information

2011-02-25 Thread John Figliozzi
It's a ginger ale that actually has some ginger in it. Today, that qualifies as special. :-) On Feb 25, 2011, at 1:11 PM, Tim Lemmon wrote: Hey all. I never tried this Vernors drink. Was too busy emptying the keg :) Is this a special sort of ginger ale, or a special brand of some

Re: [Swlfest] BBC's Royal Wedding coverage

2011-04-12 Thread John Figliozzi
I take it you would welcome a portrait of Oliver Cromwell, however! Sent from my iPhone On Apr 12, 2011, at 11:26 AM, Mark Phillips g7...@g7ltt.com wrote: I'll be finding a rock to hide under. I already have my Thrown Up Royal Sick Bag http://www.lydialeith.com/ ready just in case.

Re: [Swlfest] Regional MW news of possible interest

2011-06-06 Thread John Figliozzi
carries progressive talk as WWKB. Don't know if any of these make it to Philly or NYC. Growing up just outside Poughkeepsie, NY (80 miles from any major city or station) served as a great crossroads for MW signals from everywhere in the late '60s. John Figliozzi On Jun 6, 2011, at 8:20

Re: [Swlfest] Gerry Kercher Obituary

2011-08-23 Thread John Figliozzi
seems too inadequate. Sincerest condolences to his family and friends. John Figliozzi On Aug 23, 2011, at 7:24 AM, Dave Lang wrote: FYI - Gerry died on Sunday 8/21. Here's the link: http://www.legacy.com/obituaries/theday/obituary.aspx?n=gerald-frederick-kercherpid=153255416fhid=4346

[Swlfest] 2012 Winter SWL Fest 25th Anniversary Casting Call!!!

2011-11-29 Thread John Figliozzi
program. Make your suggestion/proposal to John Figliozzi at jfigl...@nycap.rr.com . (Important Note from Figliozzi: EVEN IF YOU SPOKE TO ME OR HAVE WRITTEN TO ME OVER THE PREVIOUS YEAR ABOUT AN IDEA YOU HAVE, PLEASE CONTACT ME AGAIN NOW AND REITERATE THAT INTEREST. MY FILING SYSTEM

[Swlfest] Pirate and Scanning Sessions

2012-02-05 Thread John Figliozzi
Thus far, no one has yet stepped up to lead either one of these traditional Fest sessions. Now's the time! We will leave it on the schedule in the hope that we can still satisfy these important constituencies. But if no one steps up, we may have to cancel either or both of them for the first

[Swlfest] Tentative Forums Schedule Posted

2012-02-07 Thread John Figliozzi
This is to notify all who might be interested that the tentative forums schedule for the 25th Anniversary Winter SWL Fest (March 1-3, 2012) has been posted on the Fest web site: www.swlfest.com John Figliozzi 2012 Winter SWL Fest Co-Chair ___ Swlfest

[Swlfest] One Change to Forums Schedule

2012-02-09 Thread John Figliozzi
session will now take place on Thursday afternoon instead of Friday afternoon. Complete final (fingers crossed) forums schedule posted at swlfest.com John Figliozzi Fest Co-Chair ___ Swlfest mailing list Swlfest@hard-core-dx.com http

Re: [Swlfest] Registering on day of attendance

2012-02-27 Thread JOHN FIGLIOZZI
You can register on site. However, if you want theSaturday lunch and/or dinner, pre-registration is mandatory. Sent from my iPhone On Feb 27, 2012, at 2:24 PM, Mario Filippi m51...@yahoo.com wrote: Dear Sir/Madam: I am not sure if I will be able to attend the SWL Fest and will know

[Swlfest] 2013 (26th!) Winter SWL Fest Casting Call

2012-12-03 Thread John Figliozzi
), the Fest will comp your registration fee if your proposal is accepted by the Organizing Committee for inclusion in the 2013 program. Make your suggestion/proposal to John Figliozzi at jfigl...@nycap.rr.com EVEN IF YOU'VE WRITTEN TO US OVER THE PREVIOUS YEAR ABOUT AN IDEA YOU HAVE, PLEASE CONTACT

[Swlfest] Confirmed Forum Topics for 2013

2013-01-07 Thread John Figliozzi
. Watch this space for updates. John Figliozzi Richard Cuff 2013 Winter SWL Fest Co-Chairs ___ Swlfest mailing list Swlfest@hard-core-dx.com http://montreal.kotalampi.com/mailman/listinfo/swlfest To unsubscribe: Send an E-mail to swlfest-requ...@hard

[Swlfest] Fest Web Site Update Notice

2013-01-11 Thread John Figliozzi
There's been a minor update to both the Forums and Prizes pages of the Fest web site www.swlfest.com. ___ Swlfest mailing list Swlfest@hard-core-dx.com http://montreal.kotalampi.com/mailman/listinfo/swlfest To unsubscribe: Send an E-mail to

[Swlfest] Audience Participation Time!

2013-01-16 Thread John Figliozzi
Cuff and John Figliozzi ___ Swlfest mailing list Swlfest@hard-core-dx.com http://montreal.kotalampi.com/mailman/listinfo/swlfest To unsubscribe: Send an E-mail to swlfest-requ...@hard-core-dx.com?subject=unsubscribe, or visit the URL shown above

[Swlfest] Forums Schedule Update!

2013-02-05 Thread John Figliozzi
2013 Winter SWL Fest Forums “Preliminary Final”* Information (*I think Rob DeSantos would like that description…) Here is further information on the scheduling of the forums and other key events on Friday, March 1 and Saturday, March 2 at the 2013 Winter SWL Fest. Times are EST and in 24 hour

[Swlfest] FEST GRAND PRIZE IS A BRAND NEW CR-1

2013-02-18 Thread John Figliozzi
THIS JUST IN! THROUGH THE SUPPORT AND GENEROSITY OF DON MOORE AND CommRadio, WE ARE VERY PLEASED TO ANNOUNCE THAT OUR GRAND PRIZE IN THIS YEAR'S RAFFLE WILL BE A BRAND NEW CommRadio CR-1 COMMUNICATIONS RECEIVER VALUED AT US$650.00! The CR-1 is a NEW Software Defined Radio (SDR) from the

[Swlfest] Prize List Updated!

2013-02-27 Thread John Figliozzi
Go to the www.swlfest.com prize page to see the latest raffle update. ___ Swlfest mailing list Swlfest@hard-core-dx.com http://montreal.kotalampi.com/mailman/listinfo/swlfest To unsubscribe: Send an E-mail to

[Swlfest] 2014 Fest Casting Call

2013-12-20 Thread John Figliozzi
Committee for inclusion in the 2014 program. Make your suggestion/proposal to John Figliozzi at jfigl...@nycap.rr.com If you have any questions, we'll be happy to discuss them with you. And even if you've never led a forum before, don't hesitate...from personal experience we've learned that people

[Swlfest] Resend: 2014 Winter SWL Fest Casting Call

2014-01-06 Thread John Figliozzi
the program and publish it for all to see and wonder over. John Figliozzi 2014 Winter SWL Fest Co-Chair Forums Coordinator ___ Swlfest mailing list Swlfest@hard-core-dx.com http://montreal.kotalampi.com/mailman/listinfo/swlfest To unsubscribe: Send an E-mail

[Swlfest] NASWA DETAILS ITS 27th ANNUAL WINTER SWL FEST PROGRAM

2014-01-24 Thread John Figliozzi
NEWS RELEASE Date: January 24, 2014 NASWA DETAILS ITS 27th ANNUAL WINTER SWL FEST PROGRAM NASWA, the North American Shortwave Association, has announced preliminary program details for its 27th

[Swlfest] Casting Call for the 2015 Winter SWL Fest

2014-12-01 Thread John Figliozzi
), the Fest will comp your registration fee if your proposal is accepted by the Organizing Committee (which consists of Rich Cuff, yours truly and a covert orangutan that serves as committee chair and expert consultant) for inclusion in the 2015 program. Make your suggestion/proposal to John Figliozzi

[Swlfest] 2015 Winter SWL Fest Comprehensive Schedule

2015-02-05 Thread John Figliozzi
2015 Winter SWL Fest Program (Final—as far as we can tell) (All Times EST. All Forum Sessions and The Shortwave Shindig in Chestnut A/B unless otherwise indicated.) Thursday, 26 February 2015 1900 – Presidential Suite Hospitality Room Opens (or perhaps earlier) 2100 --

[Swlfest] 2015 Forums Schedule Updated

2015-01-19 Thread John Figliozzi
Correcting some typos and adding info on a Friday night broadcast on WRMI. ___ Swlfest mailing list Swlfest@hard-core-dx.com http://montreal.kotalampi.com/mailman/listinfo/swlfest To unsubscribe: Send an E-mail to

[Swlfest] 2015 Fest Forums Schedule (First Draft)

2015-01-18 Thread John Figliozzi
Fest Forums 2015 (Tentative, still subject to change) Friday, 27 February 2015 Fri. 0830 Radio on the Road 3 Janice Laws Janice recently returned from Haiti and will have some updated material, and some old classic recordings, along with pictures of her travels and radio listening while there

[Swlfest] 2015 Winter SWL Fest News

2015-01-26 Thread John Figliozzi
there! Richard Cuff John Figliozzi Winter SWL Fest Co-Chairs ___ Swlfest mailing list Swlfest@hard-core-dx.com http://montreal.kotalampi.com/mailman/listinfo/swlfest To unsubscribe: Send an E-mail to swlfest-requ...@hard-core-dx.com?subject=unsubscribe

[Swlfest] Confirmed Prize List for 2015 Winter SWL Fest

2015-02-20 Thread John Figliozzi
This is to notify that a list of raffle prizes has been confirmed for the 2015 Winter SWL Fest. The list is a partial one, with more likely to arrive in time for the big weekend. For further info, go to the Fest web site - www.swlfest.com ___ Swlfest

[Swlfest] Casting Call for the 2016 Winter SWL Fest

2015-12-10 Thread John Figliozzi
(which consists of Rich Cuff, yours truly and a pineapple that serves as committee chair and expert consultant) for inclusion in the 2016 program. Make your suggestion/proposal to John Figliozzi at <jfigl...@nycap.rr.com> If you have any questions, we'll be happy to discuss them with you. And

[Swlfest] Casting Call for the 2016 Winter SWL Fest

2015-12-10 Thread John Figliozzi
u have to let us in on what you're thinking! We promise a quick turnaround on your proposal. Be a part of the 2016 Winter SWL Fest program! 73 and 88 to the Ladies John Figliozzi Richard Cuff 2016 Winter SWL Fest Co-Chairs ___ Swlfest mailing list S

[Swlfest] Forum Slots Filled - Stand-By Available

2015-12-21 Thread John Figliozzi
Merry Christmas/Happy New Year/Happy Holidays! I am pleased to announce that we have filled our forum roster for the upcoming Winter SWL Fest. However, from time to time one or more presenters has to change their plans between now and the big weekend due to last minute issues, etc.

[Swlfest] Tentative 2016 Fest Program and Forums Available Now

2016-01-15 Thread John Figliozzi
On the website: swlfest.com ___ Swlfest mailing list Swlfest@hard-core-dx.com http://montreal.kotalampi.com/mailman/listinfo/swlfest To unsubscribe: Send an E-mail to swlfest-requ...@hard-core-dx.com?subject=unsubscribe, or visit the URL shown

[Swlfest] Scanner Forum Session

2016-01-13 Thread John Figliozzi
Still waiting for someone to step up and lead this annual session. It’s been a tradition, so we’re holding a slot open for it. However, if we don’t hear from anyone in the scanner community in the next week or so, we may have to do without one this year. So, just let us know, ok? John

[Swlfest] Final Updates/Prize List

2016-02-16 Thread John Figliozzi
The final updates to the Fest web page, including the Raffle Prize List, have been entered at www.swlfest.com Hope to see you this weekend! Richard Cuff John Figliozzi 2016 Winter SWL Fest Co-Chairs ___ Swlfest mailing list Swlfest@hard-core-dx.com

Re: [Swlfest] Swap meet

2017-02-04 Thread John Figliozzi
Haven’t heard, but if you have some favorites, haul ‘em in! jaf > On Feb 2, 2017, at 11:57 PM, Mano Guha wrote: > > Any one bringing any boat anchors or old radios with big knobs or dials ? > Mano > > Seeking signals across the world... > >> On Feb 2, 2017, at

[Swlfest] Page Update Notice

2017-01-26 Thread John Figliozzi
The "2017 Winter SWL Fest Program” page has been updated with new information on the swlfest.com web site. John Figliozzi 2017 Winter SWL Fest Co-Chair ___ Swlfest mailing list Swlfest@hard-core-dx.com http://montreal.kotalampi.com/mailman/lis

[Swlfest] swlfest.com Website Update!

2017-02-24 Thread John Figliozzi
Hey! Check out the Updated Prize List for the Grand Raffle at swlfest.com! See you there! Richard Cuff John Figliozzi Co-Chairs 2017 NASWA Winter SWL Fest ___ Swlfest mailing list Swlfest@hard-core-dx.com http://montreal.kotalampi.com/mailman/listinfo

Re: [Swlfest] Antenna tap @ Fest

2017-02-12 Thread John Figliozzi
The room is locked overnight and is only open during the day when there aren’t any forums in session. > On Feb 12, 2017, at 2:34 PM, Mano Guha wrote: > > Ok.. that is good idea... may I leave the radios in the HR overnight? > > Seeking signals across the world... >

[Swlfest] Casting Call for the 2017 Winter SWL Fest

2016-11-29 Thread John Figliozzi
will comp your registration fee if your proposal is accepted by the Organizing Committee (which consists of Rich Cuff, yours truly and a Drake R8B receiver that serves as committee chair and expert consultant) for inclusion in the 2016 program. Make your suggestion/proposal to John Figliozzi at <jf

Re: [Swlfest] [dxld] From the ABC concerning Radio Australia

2016-12-06 Thread John Figliozzi
that if the ABC is interested in maintaining some sort of presence in the media landscape, it would take even minimal pains to make sure it can be heard via the remaining portals. John Figliozzi > On Dec 5, 2016, at 8:36 PM, madcut...@yahoo.com [dxld] <d...@yahoogroups.com> > wrote: > &

[Swlfest] 2017 30th Winter SWL Fest Grand Prize Announcement

2017-01-12 Thread John Figliozzi
and http://www.icomamerica.com/en/products/amateur/hf/7300/default.aspx Standby for details in a few days about our Forums line-up covering a wide range of radio-related topics and interests. 73, Richard Cuff John Figliozzi 2017 Winter SWL Fest Co-Chairs

Re: [Swlfest] Dates updated in Fest list description

2016-12-03 Thread John Figliozzi
And all this time, I thought “midnight ride” connoted something sexual…. > On Dec 3, 2016, at 10:24 PM, Richard Cuff wrote: > > Ah, but the mystery is part of the charm...as we conjure ghosts of the Desert > Southwest through the lens of a parking lot in Willow Grove... > >

Re: [Swlfest] First Casting Call for the 2018 Winter SWL Fest

2017-11-15 Thread John Figliozzi
there is someone in this mailing loop who knows of a like > minded individual whose email address they believe you don't have, but they > do, and forwards this message to them. > > But, you neglected to ask your readers to do that. > > Just sayin' > > > On Wednesday

[Swlfest] First Casting Call for the 2018 Winter SWL Fest

2017-11-15 Thread John Figliozzi
help in fashioning a balanced and diverse line-up of topics and speakers. Make your suggestion/proposal to John Figliozzi at <jfigl...@nycap.rr.com> If you have any questions, we'll be happy to discuss them with you. And even if you've never led a forum before, don't hesitate. We've l

Re: [Swlfest] First Casting Call for the 2018 Winter SWL Fest

2017-11-17 Thread John Figliozzi
raditional > controls and very good HF performance. I am interested in comparing it to the > much more expensive Icom IC-R9500 that has graced our modest listening post > in past years. > > 73 Eric > > On Wed, 15 Nov 2017 16:58:22 -0500, John Figliozzi <jfigl...@nycap.rr.com>

[Swlfest] Fwd: [DXplorer] First Casting Call for the 2018 Winter SWL Fest

2017-11-21 Thread John Figliozzi
Bruce - I sent this reply directly to your e-mail address on Sunday. Didn’t you get it? John > Begin forwarded message: > > From: John Figliozzi <jfigl...@nycap.rr.com> > Subject: Re: [DXplorer] First Casting Call for the 2018 Winter SWL Fest > Date: November 19, 2

[Swlfest] Winter SWL Fest Forums

2018-01-13 Thread John Figliozzi
If anyone has been holding back (or if I have forgotten that you already wrote to me about this), there remains one open slot for presentations at this year’s Fest. Please get in touch with me directly via my e-mail address below if you’re interested in filling it. John Figliozzi jfigl

[Swlfest] Tentative 2018 Winter SWL Fest Program and Forums Schedule

2018-01-13 Thread John Figliozzi
This is to notify that the TENTATIVE 2018 Winter SWL Fest Program and Forums Schedule, to be held 1-3 March 2018, has been published on the Fest’s official web site: www.swlfest.com Richard Cuff John Figliozzi 2018 NASWA Winter SWL Fest Co-Chairs

[Swlfest] 2018 Winter SWL Fest Program and Forums Schedule Further Updated!

2018-02-09 Thread John Figliozzi
This is to notify that the (still) TENTATIVE 2018 Winter SWL Fest Program and Forums Schedule, to be held 1-3 March 2018, has been updated again on the Fest’s official web site-- www.swlfest.com — with a change to the timings of forums on Thursday. Richard Cuff John Figliozzi 2018 NASWA

[Swlfest] 2018 Winter SWL Fest Program and Forums Schedule Further Updated!

2018-02-20 Thread John Figliozzi
This is to notify that the 2018 Winter SWL Fest Program and Forums Schedule, to be held 1-3 March 2018, has been finalized (insofar as such things can be) and a prize list for the Saturday night raffle have been posted on the Fest’s official web site-- www.swlfest.com. Richard Cuff John

Re: [Swlfest] Proposed closure of WWV/WWVH

2018-08-10 Thread John Figliozzi
So... instead of actually supporting fundamental measurement dissemination, they are spending $6 million plus to end it. Sounds about par for the course in the funhouse mirror world we've been forced to live in in the last 20 months. Sent from my iPhone > On Aug 10, 2018, at 6:24 PM, Thomas

[Swlfest] Casting Call for the 2019 Winter SWL Fest (First Notice!)

2018-11-16 Thread John Figliozzi
and speakers. Make your suggestion/proposal to John Figliozzi at If you have any questions, we'll be happy to discuss them with you. And even if you've never led a forum before, don't hesitate. We've learned that people tend to unfairly and inaccurately minimize their own abilities. We know you'll