[AMRadio] List Server - PLEASE READ - VERY IMPORTANT


Brian bcarling at cfl.rr.com
Thu Dec 15 20:42:04 EST 2005


Brian - this is great news. THANK YOU so much for your efforts
with the AMRadio Group!

Wonderful idea to move it.

73 - Bry AF4K

On Thu Dec 15 16:19:13 PST 2005, Brian Sherrod <arksky at alltel.net> 
wrote:

> To all members of the AMRadio List;
> 
> The AMRadio list will soon have it's own dedicated list server!  
> There will no longer
> be other lists running concurrently, sending and receiving mail 
> to slow things down
> as
> is the case with the qth.net server.  QTH.NET has served us well 
> since 2001 however,
> and I appreciate Al Waller's contribution to amateur radio.
> 
> This change will not affect much in regard to what you see except 
> for faster posting
> of emails to the list.  You should notice that when you send an 
> email to the list
> that
> it will be returned to you _from_ the list MUCH faster than 
> before.
> 
> The other reason I wanted to do this was to have more control 
> over the list archives.
> I will now be able to setup a "search engine" for all members 
> that will allow you to
> find keywords within the archives.  In the meantime, I have also 
> been downloading ALL
> the old archive off qth.net which go back to Dec. of 2002.  There 
> are over 8050
> archived posts many of which are extremely valuable from a 
> technical standpoint.
> 
> As soon as I have the search engine setup, I will post the 
> address to this.
> 
> I will post another message to the list as soon as the new list 
> server is ready.  All
> members will be transferred to the new list, so you will not have 
> to do anything,
> except those who have setup special options, such as digest mode. 
>  For the those
> members,
> all you will need to do is edit your settings as before.
> 
> There will be a new email address to send list mail to.  I will 
> also post this
> address when
> everything is ready, so you can update your address book, etc.  
> Be sure you do this,
> since
> posting to the old address will be posting to a dead list.  I 
> will send out two or
> three reminders
> on the old list prior to this transition.
> 
> On another important note; I have asked Paul/wa3vjb to assist me 
> in admin type things
> due to the fact I am not always around to keep an eye out.  He 
> has graciously
> accepted, and I am in his debt.  Thanks Paul!
> 
> 
> Please stay tuned!
> Brian / w5ami
> 
> 
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