Supporting Amateur Radio Emergency Communications

califlicenseplateQuestion:
In the state of California, automobiles are required to display a front and a rear license plate.   This isn’t true however in every state of the union.   Our question tonight, how many states only require one license plate?

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godzillaQuestion:  Straight from the headlines of the LA Times,  a JPL climatologist was quoted today saying that this year’s weather patterns and the rainy season: “definitely has the potential of being the Godzilla El Niño”

This got me thinking, how many Godzilla Films have there been since it’s introduction? How many Godzilla films are there?
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arrlQuestion:  How many times did they say “A-Double-R-L” in tonight’s broadcast? (from July 31, 2015)  http://www.arrl.org/arrl-audio-news#
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human_body1QUESTION: As this is the last Thursday of the month, our theme tonight is endings.   Our trivia question, what part of the body is the Calcaneus?

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typewriter

On this date in history, July 23, 1829, William Austin Burt patents the typographer, a precursor to the typewriter. It is commonly held that “Tom Sawyer” written by Samuel Clemens (also known as Mark Twain) was the first novel to be written on a typewriter.

QUESTION:

When Clemens purchased his first typewriter in 1874, how much did he pay for it?

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LAPD PatchThe LAPD uniform is unique as it doesn’t display a shoulder patch for the agency it’s officers are associated with, except for two groups of officers.   One is the Traffic Division and if you’ve ever been pulled over by a motor cop you likely were too busy coming with with an excuse to notice that the traffic officers have a white patch which reads Los Angles Police and features a green circle with a white cross in the center.

QUESTION: What is it that the emblem of the White Cross surrounded by a green circle represent.   I’m looking for a one-word answer.
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Donkey Kong

On this date in history… the classic video game created by Nintendo, Donkey Kong, was released.

QUESTION:

In what year was the video game Donkey Kong released?

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