|[AMRadio] Spy radio|
bcarling at cfl.rr.com
Tue May 1 17:50:13 EDT 2007
Tee hee - rats love to race too! Just like Mario Andretti or ole
> 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
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