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by Hawke Robinson last modified Jul 14, 2021 07:53 AM
KYRS is a terrestrial FM radio station serving Eastern Washington and Northern Idaho.

2004, March to 2007, July

Board Technology Adviser, Systems & Network Administrator, Software Developer, Webmaster, Internet Streaming Host Provider, Terrestrial Radio Equipment Technician, Information Security Technology Talk Show Host (volunteer staff).

KYRS FM Thin-air Radio -

35 W Main Ave #340E, Spokane, WA 99201, USA

CONTACT: Manager was Rose Johnson, email: rjj60 at

DESCRIPTION: Radio station providing coverage throughout the "Inland Empire" of Eastern Washington and Northern Idaho. Radio DJ staff of over 60 show hosts, plus support staff. 

ROLES & RESPONSIBILITIES: Information security incident handler, cleaned up and overhauled entire infrastructure after they had suffered many hacker defacements and security violations prior to my joining. Provided technology consultant and administrator services for network, systems, website, terrestrial radio, and email. Provided hosting services for website, email, chat services, and real-time Internet radio simulcast streaming.

TECHNOLOGIES USED: Windows XP, Mac OSX, FreeBSD 4.x, and Suse Linux. Geeklog, Zope & Plone web/application servers, Qmail, Ezmlm, Squirrelmail, Icecast, Shoutcast, Ampache, and many others.

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