I've been working on this for months, and moved hosting companies to one which had the right base images and policies to let me run Wordpress as I wanted with the plugins I wanted. Happy to be on http://www.bluehost.com/ thus far things look pretty good.
One thing you might want to notice is that to date you have seen the author as Patrick or Dawn when we post from the web or using Windows Live Writer. When I post from the HAM radio the posts will be from "sv Deep Playa". Minor thing really but I think it's fun to keep the posts separate.
One more geeky toy is working. :-)