[App_rpt-users] FW: AllstarLink Financial Donation

Steven Hess KC6KGE at gmail.com
Wed Dec 2 12:34:13 EST 2015


I'm sure I set up a monthly donation and it's not very hard to do you
just tick off a box.
I'm pretty sure most people who own repeaters can mange this ongoing
commitment to of setting the cost of maintaining the Allstar system.
Steven
KC6KGE

On Wed, Dec 2, 2015 at 8:23 AM, Marshall Oldham <ke6pcv at cal-net.org> wrote:
> I am reposting this message as I know some folks may not have caught this
> original message.
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> The donations so far have been very minimal and will not even begin to cover
> the associated cost for running the various servers which support
> Allstarlink.
>
> If you can spare the funds please help out.
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> You can donate by using the following URL.
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> https://allstarlink.org/
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> At the top of the webpage just slightly down there is a PayPal donate button
>
> 73
>
> Marshall - ke6pcv
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> From: Marshall Oldham [mailto:ke6pcv at cal-net.org]
> Sent: Monday, November 02, 2015 4:04 PM
> To: 'app_rpt-users at ohnosec.org'
> Subject: AllstarLink Financial Donation
>
>
>
> Greetings fellow Allstarlink members,
>
>
>
> Once again I am reposting this email which is very similar to last year with
> the hopes that we as the amateur community can step forward and support our
> hobby, mainly the app_rpt and Allstarlink technology that we all enjoy
> today.
>
>
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> As many of you that are new to app_rpt you might NOT know. The creator of
> app_rpt and the Allstarlink network has never charged or asked for financial
> support to keep the system going for the use in amateur radio.
>
>
>
> He has never charged users money to be a part of app_rpt or for use of the
> network, nor has he ever made any profit off of specific hardware sales for
> the Allstarlink network.  Through the years he has put in a great deal of
> time and dedication along with his exceptional talents to make app_rpt and
> the Allstarlink network the great VOIP technology that it has become today.
> No other VOIP technology in the amateur radio community can even compare to
> the technology, features and capability that is offered for free to anyone
> wishing to setup a node.
>
>
>
> Another understated fact is that there are monthly costs associated with
> keeping things running smoothly for the system. These costs are for server
> collocation, domain certifications and so on, amounting to roughly $175 per
> month.  Jim has been paying these monthly fees from donations, but mostly
> out of his own pocket.  Wouldn’t it be nice if we could all pitch in and
> help him to at the least cover these monthly costs for this coming year?
>
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> I am proposing that we all donate to this cause via PayPal at the following
> URL.
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> https://allstarlink.org/
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> At the top of this webpage just slightly down there is a PayPal donate
> button.
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>
>
> In the spirit and season of giving, lets all try and help out with the
> financial side, so we can continue to use and enjoy this great technology
> that we have all come to know and love!
>
>
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> I would also like to thank Jim, WB6NIL for all the many hours of work and
> support that he and others have donated to this hobby so that the amateur
> community at large can benefit and enjoy the use of his technology on a
> daily basis for free.
>
>
>
> 73
>
>
>
> Marshall - ke6pcv
>
> Node 2065, 2066, 29147, 29148, 29149, 29947, 29948, 29949
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Steven L Hess ARS KC6KGE DM05gd22
927.0875MHz and 441.125MHz repeaters Taft Ca.
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