[AMRadio] UPS = Amateur packing?


Brett gazdzinski brett.gazdzinski at verizonbusiness.com
Sun Jul 23 10:50:07 EDT 2006


Ham fisted packing?

Brett
N2DTS 

> -----Original Message-----
> From: amradio-bounces at mailman.qth.net 
> [mailto:amradio-bounces at mailman.qth.net] On Behalf Of Jose HF Silva
> Sent: Sunday, July 23, 2006 10:18 AM
> To: amradio at mailman.qth.net
> Subject: [AMRadio] UPS = Amateur packing?
> 
> Hi
> 
> I don't think it's a good idea to call it "amateur
> packing" as there should be a better AMERICAN word for
> such way of packing.
> 
> Amateur (originally in French) means non-professional,
> that is, an activity not paid by an ordinary salary.
> 
> But amateur packing (like amateur radio) can be much
> better executed than professional packing, althout not
> necessarily at competitive costs.
> 
> Just my 2 cent$... when we suffer from
> misconsideration as Radio Amateurs (or Radio Amateur
> Operators) and some prefer the Ham Radio designation.
> 
> 73 de Jose' - ct1axg 
> 
> ------------------------------
> Replying to following message
> 
> From: Edward B Richards <zuu6k at juno.com>
> Subject: Re: [AMRadio] fs: Delta ASM-1
> To: amradio at mailman.qth.net
> Message-ID: <20060722.144844.3368.0.zuu6k at juno.com>
> Content-Type: text/plain; charset=us-ascii
> 
> You. Ed
> 
> On Sat, 22 Jul 2006 16:48:00 -0400 "I COLLECT TRAINS"
> <dr_johnnie_fever at earthlink.net> writes:
> > who would you recommend do the packing?
> > 
> > ----- Original Message ----- 
> > From: <W4AWM at aol.com>
> > To: <amradio at mailman.qth.net>
> > Sent: Saturday, July 22, 2006 4:44 PM
> > Subject: Re: [AMRadio] fs: Delta ASM-1
> > 
> > 
> > > If it is boxed by a UPS store, I wouldn't give you
> two cents for 
> > its
> > chances
> > > of safe arrival. Those folks have no idea how to
> properly pack
> > communications
> > > equipment and I would call it amateur, not
> professional packing! 
> > If it
> > arrives
> > > unscathed, consider yourself very lucky,
> especially if it is 
> > heavy.
> > >
> > > 73,
> > >
> > > John,  W4AWM
> 
> 
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