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Old May 02, 2007, 06:56 PM
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Very professional and well put together. Better than the local talk radio here in San Diego.

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Old May 02, 2007, 07:38 PM
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Thanks, Scott! I think I'm blushing a little bit.

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Old May 02, 2007, 07:38 PM
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Can't find it on Itunes. I'll try direct for now.
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Old May 02, 2007, 07:57 PM
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Can't find it on Itunes. I'll try direct for now.
Here's a direct link to iTunes. Enjoy!

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Old May 03, 2007, 01:52 AM
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very cool
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Old May 03, 2007, 08:22 AM
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Hey guys, love the podcast! It's funny how similar our backgrounds are!

One suggestion... I noticed the file size of your mp3 podcast is quite large compared to other podcasts. If you can, you might want to consider 64 kbps mono instead of 128 kbps stereo to reduce the file size. I use my RAZR v3i phone for my mp3s and I'm limited on space...

Other than that, it's great! Another way to get a quick heli fix!

Thanks again for your work on this!

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Old May 03, 2007, 09:58 AM
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Thanks for the feedback, Bill! Good idea on the file size. As you might have guessed, we really don't know what we're doing.

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Old May 03, 2007, 10:07 AM
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Thanks for the feedback, Bill! Good idea on the file size. As you might have guessed, we really don't know what we're doing.

-Chris

There maybe a forum for podcasts production that could help loads They'll have podcasts informing of all the best ways to do them
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Old May 03, 2007, 11:12 AM
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Thanks for the feedback, Bill! Good idea on the file size. As you might have guessed, we really don't know what we're doing.

-Chris
Hi Chris,

For not knowing what you're doing, I think you guys are doing great! I manage a Public TV station and we do a daily video podcast of our local news, so I have some experience with podcast production.

As you said in your first podcast, there really is not much available for RC in the podcast world, so keep going!

Best wished on this adventure!

Bill
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Old May 03, 2007, 11:12 AM
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It's about time someone did what you guys did, sorry I didn't think of it first! Now keep it up and I wish you the greatest success and fun at doing what we all dream about, getting paid to talk about and fly RC helicopters!

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Old May 03, 2007, 11:32 AM
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It's about time someone did what you guys did, sorry I didn't think of it first! Now keep it up and I wish you the greatest success and fun at doing what we all dream about, getting paid to talk about and fly RC helicopters!

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Paid? PAID? Dang, I need to talk to someone about that.

This is strictly a "for the heckuvit" venture. In fact, GFBurke has been spending money out of his pocket for the hosting and some software. I need to start chipping in.

-Chris
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Old May 03, 2007, 12:15 PM
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Chris & GF,
Gave it a listen last night. Well done. I think you had a professional presentation and relevant Q&A with Mike. I picked up a few tidbits I was not aware of. Keep up the good work. I will take ya up on providing some suggestions for future shows.
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Old May 03, 2007, 12:30 PM
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I just listened to it, and it's excellent! Maybe you would want the sound of heli blades or a heli doing 3D instead of the music

Also, I'm the first listener from the caribbean...

I really liked the combination of the hosts, Chris with a lot of experience in the hobby, and GF being kind of new, it help to target everyone. Experienced people sometimes seem to forget the "stupid" questions they had when they where newbies.

Keep up the good work. Can't wait for the next one!
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Old May 03, 2007, 12:44 PM
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Paid? PAID? Dang, I need to talk to someone about that.

This is strictly a "for the heckuvit" venture. In fact, GFBurke has been spending money out of his pocket for the hosting and some software. I need to start chipping in.

-Chris
Chris,

I would think that you could get "paid" with getting hardware from vendors by doing reviews of their wares.... Think "More helis and parts!"

Get a few shows under your belt and add a equipment review section...

I'd certainly be interested as long as you don't get "bought" by vendors!

Bill
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Old May 03, 2007, 12:56 PM
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Chris,

I would think that you could get "paid" with getting hardware from vendors by doing reviews of their wares.... Think "More helis and parts!"
Bill, that is something that we've chatted about, when brainstorming about the whole idea. Our concern, of course, is that we don't really want the show to become "infomercial", nor do we want to feel pressured into giving a good review simply because we were provided the product free (or at a reduced cost). We'd need to have an agreement with the vendor that if the product sucks, we're going to say so.

For now, we really want to keep it "tech-tips" and "how-to" based, and we'll just see where it goes from there.

So far the response has been overwhelmingly positive (and appreciated!)

-Chris
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