[AMRadio] Phone band expansion


Darrell, WA5VGO hbrnut at earthlink.net
Fri Oct 13 21:31:45 EDT 2006


How do you find time for ham radio? I figure a guy of your caliber would be 
too busy with more important things. Like solving world hunger or finding a 
cure for cancer.




At 09:23 PM 10/13/2006 -0400, you wrote:
>Anytime sport
>----- Original Message ----- From: "Darrell, WA5VGO" <hbrnut at earthlink.net>
>To: "Discussion of AM Radio in the Amateur Service" <amradio at mailman.qth.net>
>Sent: Friday, October 13, 2006 9:19 PM
>Subject: Re: [AMRadio] Phone band expansion
>
>
>>Your a great guy, Bob. It's good to know I can go to you for ALL the answers.
>>
>>Darrell, WA5VGO
>>
>>
>>At 07:35 PM 10/13/2006 -0400, you wrote:
>>>Plus, if he had half a brain, he would have upgraded to an Extra back in 
>>>the late 60's, early 70's.  It's sour grapes.  I agree that a pre 
>>>no-code Extra is more valuable than post no code but he missed the 
>>>boat.  My feeling is that my 20WPM Extra will always be worth more(to me 
>>>at least) than a no code Extra.  I've always felt that no code extras 
>>>should sign /nc when in the Extra part of the bands.
>>>
>>>Bob W6TR
>>>----- Original Message ----- From: "Donald Sanders" <w4bws at comcast.net>
>>>To: "Discussion of AM Radio in the Amateur Service" 
>>><amradio at mailman.qth.net>
>>>Sent: Friday, October 13, 2006 6:56 PM
>>>Subject: Re: [AMRadio] Phone band expansion
>>>
>>>
>>>>Because with your 1968 Advanced you cannot go to the Extra Only 
>>>>Frequencies.
>>>>
>>>>Healthfully yours,
>>>>                          Don W4BWS
>>>>----- Original Message ----- From: "Darrell, WA5VGO" <hbrnut at earthlink.net>
>>>>To: "Discussion of AM Radio in the Amateur Service"
>>>><amradio at mailman.qth.net>
>>>>Sent: Friday, October 13, 2006 5:27 PM
>>>>Subject: Re: [AMRadio] Phone band expansion
>>>>
>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>> >   On that subject, I can't
>>>>> >>understand why the Advanced hams don't go down and pass the Extra
>>>>written
>>>>> >>exam, especially since the code requirements have been 
>>>>> eliminated. >>My,
>>>>> >>it's so easy to get on radio these days.
>>>>> >>
>>>>> >>Bob  W6TR
>>>>>
>>>>>Why would I want to downgrade from my 1968 advanced to the new extra?
>>>>>
>>>>>Darrell, WA5VGO
>>>>>
>>>>>
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