I am an open software engineer, currently employed by Canonical Inc as a kernel engineer. I work on the kernel stable team, providing updated kernels for all released versions of Ubuntu.My GPG key My weather station data
You can often find me on the #ubuntu-hams chat on freenode IRC. If you are interested in using Ubuntu for amateur radio, consider joining the ubuntu-hams team.
If you have trouble viewing videos, it's because blip.tv has canceled my account without notification or reason. It may be related to the changes mentioned in this petition.
If you're here because of my connection with the disaster response in Alabama after the April 27th tornados, check out This blog post.
For some of the audio from our emergency net that day, look here.
If you're looking for my Morse code podcasts and text-to-morse audio converter, They are here.
I've worked in open source software development since 1999. I now work for Canonical on Ubuntu Linux, and I previously worked for Red Hat for 8 years in a variety of roles including embedded systems development, Level 3 support, and as maintainer for their security packages.
Before that, I worked in many diverse areas, including air defense, 3D graphics driver development, network drivers, development of internet appliances, and Rock and Roll special effects.
I'm an Electrical Engineer by education, and an amateur radio operator, and my hobby activities are generally related to electronics, amateur radio, and open source software. My call sign in AI4QR, and I'm mostly active on the air on HF. Lately I've been using PSK31 a lot. I'm active in local emergency communications activities. I use Linux in my ham shack.My main radios in the shack are a Yeasu FT-767GX and an ICOM 2200H.
The items marked (ask) are probably for sale to the right buyer at the right price. The right price will not be dirt cheap, but neither will it be outrageous. Contact me if you have an appreciation for these and are interested.