[AMRadio] Old Novice Days

Geoff 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 
>> boring
>> > 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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