Don, Send the disk to Larry Skilton, K1IED. You can find his address at http://www.qrz.com.
As for the movies. Best buy rates their computers for different things. Look for one that thats rated high for video.
A firewire port works better than USB. But the new USB2 ports are faster than the old and should work.
There are loads of movie programs , I’m using Pinnacle Studio 8. at least that’s what I used when we made the OB hill movie.
Get a good digital camera and we’ll make some presentations at the monday meetings