[AMRadio] Old Novice Days

Crawfish crawfish at surfmore.net
Sun Feb 27 20:52:16 EST 2005

Kind of like the no-code Tech back in 1991 or 1992 who asked another local
what that "beeping noise" was. It was the repeater's CW identifier. I swear
a lot of people on ham radio never listened to it before they got licensed,
or they would know better. Let the Scientific Step Backward boys :just
wonder what REAL amateur radio is all about. I can't seem to reach some of
them. Our society is being dumbed down about everything.

> > >
> >
> > > 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
> 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.
> Don k4kyv
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