|[AMRadio] Old Novice Days|
w5omr at w5omr.shacknet.nu
Sun Feb 27 14:28:04 EST 2005
Donald Chester wrote:
>> Geoff wrote:
>> > I spoke up (I'm not shy!) and said "What's the matter, this stuff
>> > you?" HE said "Hell yeah! I don't come turn my radio on to just sit
>> > and listen to all this electronic building crap! I wanna talk about
>> > what's important to ME!"
> Typical SSB appliance operator mentality. Remember, these are the
> folks who have repeatedly petitioned the FCC to have AM outlawed from
> amateur radio.
> Probably fires up on the exact same frequency night after night, talks
> to the same 5-6 other hams, about the same uninteresting stuff, and
> pitches a royal fit if some unsuspecting operator outside his pet
> group happens to appear on "his" frequency, even if it was not
> actively in use at the time.
Described to a perfect "T", Don!
73 = Best Regards,
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