[AMRadio] The zeal to eliminate AM mode on the amateur bands.


peter markavage manualman at juno.com
Sun Sep 18 21:24:48 EDT 2005


I thought it was the amateur radio service. That's how the FCC identifies
it.
Pete ,wa2cwa

On Sun, 18 Sep 2005 19:40:33 -0500 "Dave Harmon" <K6XYZ at valornet.com>
writes:
> Gentlemen....please read what I said.....
> This is not a hobby.
> 
> Regards
> 
> Dave Harmon
> NSRCA 586
> K6XYZ[at]valornet[dot]com
> Broken Arrow, Ok.
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: amradio-bounces at mailman.qth.net
> [mailto:amradio-bounces at mailman.qth.net] On Behalf Of John Coleman 
> ARS
> WA5BXO
> Sent: Sunday, September 18, 2005 7:35 PM
> To: K6XYZ at valornet.com; 'Discussion of AM Radio'
> Subject: RE: [AMRadio] The zeal to eliminate AM mode on the amateur
> bands.
> 
>         Yes, it's true to some extent, for some it may be a hobby as 
> you
> described but for a lot of us it is some thing that we look forward 
> to
> spending a lot of time with and has become a very major part of our
> lives and our families lives, some times to the dismay of others in 
> the
> family.  I am very fortunate to have the support of my wife in these 
> ham
> radio things.  She used to like to travel with me to meet the other
> people but now days all we have time for is rearing kids and doing 
> scout
> activities.  That's not a bad thing, but we do look forward to the
> future of not being locked down so much.  Of course with the fuel 
> cost
> the way it is, we may not do a lot of traveling to meet others in 
> the
> future.
> 
> John, WA5BXO
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: amradio-bounces at mailman.qth.net
> [mailto:amradio-bounces at mailman.qth.net] On Behalf Of Dave Harmon
> Sent: Sunday, September 18, 2005 7:08 PM
> To: 'Discussion of AM Radio'
> Subject: RE: [AMRadio] The zeal to eliminate AM mode on the amateur
> bands.
> 
> As bad as any of the mentioned groups are on AM ...and in fact 
> amateur
> radio in general is the increasing difficulty of putting up a HF
> antenna.
> ANY HF antenna.
> I am going through a lot of trouble to find a place to buy that 
> will
> allow anything at all.
> Yes, I know that I may have to have a home built but I really don't 
> want
> to mess around with contractors.
> You would think in all the millions of acres of nothing around here 
> that
> hamming would be easy......wrong.
> One more thing.....a hobby is something you do if you are totally 
> bored
> and have absolutely nothing else to do.
> I think most hams and especially everyone on this list that this is 
> not
> a hobby.
> I don't know what the hell it is but it is not a hobby.
> 
> 
> Regards
> 
> Dave Harmon
> NSRCA 586
> K6XYZ[at]valornet[dot]com
> Broken Arrow, Ok.



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