[AMRadio] Spy radio


david knepper collinsradio at comcast.net
Tue May 1 12:00:44 EDT 2007


Todd, to your last comment - my response is NOPE - I would spend my money 
like BonJovi and Bill Gates are doing in trying to save humanity, 
particularly, children in Africa.


Dave, W3ST/W3CRA
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Todd, KA1KAQ" <ka1kaq at gmail.com>
To: "Discussion of AM Radio in the Amateur Service" 
<amradio at mailman.qth.net>
Sent: Tuesday, May 01, 2007 11:43 AM
Subject: Re: [AMRadio] Spy radio


> On 5/1/07, david knepper <collinsradio at comcast.net> wrote:
>> Isn't this like oil consumption - why should we share the world's oil 
>> with
>> any other underdeveloped country.  We have the greater "thirst" so why
>> should we give our "right" away to guzzle oil anyway we please.
>
> No, Dave - it's more to do with exercising your freedom to buy or not
> buy, as you see fit. Condemning others who are able to do what you can
> only dream about doing, due to lack of finances/ability/whatever,
> reveals nothing beyond petty jealousy and envy.
>
>> Same as radio equipment - elbow your way into to the crowd at a hamfest 
>> and
>> outbid everyone else because that's the American way and outbid everyone
>> else on Ebay.
>
> The 'American Way' that I'm aware of is based on opportunity and the
> freedom to choose. Instead of opportunities, there are always some who
> prefer guarantees.
>
>> I love it when some "fat cat" is outbid.
>
> Or to put it another way, there are, no doubt, folks out there who
> enjoy it when you get beat out for something or otherwise
> outdone/outbid. It's all a matter of perspective, but I bet you see it
> differently when applied to your actions and interests.  The old 'do
> as I say, not as I do' approach, perhaps?
>
> At least for this aspect of amateur radio, 'It's only a hobby'.
> Nothing to get upset over. If you're getting pleasure out of seeing
> someone get outbid for some old radio item on ebay, maybe you should
> take up gardening? (o:
>
> Honestly Dave, you want us to believe that if you were a
> multi-millionaire tomorrow, you wouldn't buy any and every piece of
> Collins or other old radio gear you wanted for the "Collins Radio
> Center" or whatever you call it? Puh-LEASE!
>
> ~ Todd,  KA1KAQ
> ______________________________________________________________
> AMRadio mailing list
> List Rules (must read!): http://w5ami.net/amradiofaq.html
> List Home: http://mailman.qth.net/mailman/listinfo/amradio
> Partner Website: http://www.amfone.net
> Help: http://mailman.qth.net/mmfaq.html
> Post: mailto:AMRadio at mailman.qth.net
> To unsubscribe, send an email to amradio-request at mailman.qth.net with
> the word unsubscribe in the message body. 




More information about the AMRadio mailing list

This page last updated 19 Oct 2017.