Podcast Pat

Podcast Pat

Born and raised in Schenectady, NY the broadcast capital of the world. The 'Electric City" is rich in radio (WGY) and television (WRGB) history! My podcast will be full of amazing topics, interviews, ideas and tangents.Some of my interests and hobbies are Swimming, Domain Names, Music, Ham Radio, Poker, Chess, Talking, Photography, Bike Riding, ATV's, White Water Rafting, Snowmobiling, Camp Fires, BBQing, Psychological Warfare, Cryptography, UFO's, Thinking and Philosophy.... Show More

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September 15, 2019 12 min

Join me in this podcast episode while I'm creeping along in heavy stop and go traffic! Somewhere out there near the Washington DC and Virgina state line. Sometimes the best conversations or ideas occur in heavy traffic. Especially with lots of explatives!



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September 6, 2019 31 min

Old cartoons from the 50's, 60's and 70's were much different than todays cartoons. One of the biggest differences was not only the illustrations but the insertion of laughing tracks. A laughing track is basically crowd laughter inserted in spots of a cartoon that more or less give you the cue that you the viewer are supposed to laugh. Why was this done? Listen to my latest podcast episode for the answer.

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In this episode I talk about the history of radio station call letters and the lettering system established very early in the 19th century during the dawn of broadcasting.

The United States was given the letters W, K, N, and A. The letters 'N' and 'A' were given to military stations, but 'K' and 'W' were assigned out for commercial use. Radio stations east of the Mississippi River had t... Read more

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In this episode I talk about the history of radio station call letters and the lettering system established very early in the 19th century during the dawn of broadcasting.

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August 9, 2019 40 min

In this episode I discuss the early stages of the internet and how things have transformed from then and now. A trip back in time so to speak when the internet was hourly! I also talk about domain names and Paul Mockapetris, the creator of domain names. Support the show

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In this episode I discuss the early stages of the internet and how things have transformed from then and now. A trip back in time so to speak when the internet was hourly! I also talk about domain names and Paul Mockapetris, the creator of domain names. Support the show

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August 9, 2019 40 min

In this episode I discuss the early stages of the internet and how things have transformed from then and now. A trip back in time so to speak when the internet was hourly! I also talk about domain names and Paul Mockapetris, the creator of domain names.

The first web page went live on August 6, 1991. It was dedicated to information on the World Wide Web project and was made by Tim Berners-Lee. It ran on a NeXT compute... Read more

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Join me in exciting episode #9 as I talk about the Fortnite World Champ and other video game experiences. The dawn of the internet and how video games developed into an online phenomenon. Parents of gamers are now looking at their sons or daughters in a whole new way thanks to the ever growing eSports industry. Support the show

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Join me in exciting episode #9 as I talk about the Fortnite World Champ and other video game experiences. The dawn of the internet and how video games developed into an online phenomenon. Parents of gamers are now looking at their sons or daughters in a whole new way thanks to the ever growing eSports industry. Support the show

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Join me in exciting episode #9 as I talk about the Fortnite World Champ and other video game experiences. The dawn of the internet and how video games developed into an online phenomenon. Parents of gamers are now looking at their sons or daughters in a whole new way thanks to the ever growing eSports industry.



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July 9, 2019 30 sec

If you grew up in the 80's you'll love this flash back about popsicle sticks!



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July 9, 2019 29 sec

My cheese enthusiasm debuts on the internet!



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July 9, 2019 26 sec

A friend of mine HATES Croc's and I love them! I made this audio for her as a joke and now it found its way here. I've been a long time Croc buyer and I have no shame admitting it. In fact, my brother bought me a pair of reptile blue Croc's for my birthday recently and I'm wearing them as I publish this quick sound bite.

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Now that summer is officially here millions of people around the world are buying freeze pops and bomb pops. I talk about my recent experience with both of them and the lack of Reds, Greens, Orange and Purple in the freeze pop boxes. I also had a weird craving for Bomb Pops!  Have you heard about Ranch flavored Pop Tarts? The idea went viral last week! Take a listen and hear for yourself! Support the show

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Now that summer is officially here millions of people around the world are buying freeze pops and bomb pops. I talk about my recent experience with both of them and the lack of Reds, Greens, Orange and Purple in the freeze pop boxes. I also had a weird craving for Bomb Pops!  Have you heard about Ranch flavored Pop Tarts? The idea went viral last week! Take a listen and hear for yourself! Support the show

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Now that summer is officially here millions of people around the world are buying freeze pops and bomb pops. I talk about my recent experience with both of them and the lack of Reds, Greens, Orange and Purple in the freeze pop boxes. I also had a weird craving for Bomb Pops! 

Have you heard about Ranch flavored Pop Tarts? The idea went viral last week! Take a listen and hear for yourself!

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I touch upon the "do not's" of the podcast world as well as things I did as a commercial broadcaster. Show teasers at the end Support the show

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I touch upon the "do not's" of the podcast world as well as things I did as a commercial broadcaster. Show teasers at the end Support the show

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I touch upon the "do not's" of the podcast world as well as things I did as a commercial broadcaster.

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June 5, 2019 8 min

The Famers Market idea! So obvious it was invisible. Is Howard Stern leaving Satellite Radio? Sit back, relax, listen and enjoy! Support the show

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