[AMRadio] Wealth of help


Alan Beck abeck at xplornet.com
Sat Jan 27 10:18:56 EST 2007


Thanks,

I have 15 years in as a Broadcast engineer, but not transmitters, just 
studios.

73,

Alan


Stevan A. White wrote:
> Hey Alan,
>
> I am a "new" AMer myself but I have been a broadcast engineer for over 
> 25 years.  I'm 49 but NOT eligible for QCWA.  I sure wish I was.  I 
> was discouraged from becoming a ham when I was in high school but the 
> desire never left me.  After getting past the hurdles of getting 
> married, buying a house, and having kids, I finally took the plunge 
> and I'm having a blast!
>
> Just try to overlook the soreheads and the critics.  There's a lot of 
> 'em out there but I've found out that there are even more who are 
> willing to encourage you and make this quite an enjoyable hobby.  If I 
> can help in any way, don't hesitate to ask.  Most everything I work 
> with is far bigger than most ham gear but I've found that the 
> electrons don't know the difference so they act the same whether in a 
> BIG radio or a little radio.  :-)
>
> Several of us in Amarillo, Texas are thinking of forming the AMAAMA -- 
> AMArillo AMers Association.  I don't know where you are but if there's 
> enough of you, you might consider the same; or, just get a bunch 
> together on the air.  Maybe the fever will spread!
>
> Happy Hamming & 73,
> Steve White, W5SAW
>
>
> Alan Beck wrote:
>> I read emails in this forum that are more about hurting peoples 
>> feelings than helping budding young AMers such as me (45 yrs old and 
>> eligable for QCWA).
>>
>> I want mentors.
>>
>> Alan
>> VY2WU
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