[AMRadio] AMers all "old-timers"?


rbethman rbethman at comcast.net
Tue Nov 20 19:32:24 EST 2007


I guess I'll make THEM very uncomfortable for SOME time.

I'm 57, BUT my grandparents lived into THEIR mid 80s!

Time to go warm up the filaments on BOTH BC-610s!

Bob - N0DGN

W6OM wrote:
> When they give that much control over them to allow you to make them angry
> it's signal that we are being heard and its an uncomfortable feeling.
>
> I agree about the characterizations, as we have many AM operators out here
> on the Left Coast" in every age group. 
>
> All the Best
>
> Ron Weaver   W6OM
>
> www.qsl.net/w6om
>
> -----Original Message-----
> From: amradio-bounces at mailman.qth.net
> [mailto:amradio-bounces at mailman.qth.net] On Behalf Of SBJohnston at aol.com
> Sent: Tuesday, November 20, 2007 3:41 PM
> To: amradio at mailman.qth.net
> Subject: [AMRadio] AMers all "old-timers"?
>
>
> An interesting arrival in my email today...  I received a message from an 
> anonymous person in reply to a message I'd sent directly to several ARRL 
> officials regarding the IARU bandplan.  Well, to be specific I should say it
> contained 
> the same subject line as a message I sent only to a group of ARRL officials'
>
> addresses, with an "re:" added.   That same subject line was not used on any
>
> of my mailing list or web-board postings.  Interesting... might have been
> from 
> someone who'd been forwarded a copy of my message by one of those officials,
> I 
> suppose.
>
> In any event, the message contained some poorly written name-calling and 
> profanity, which I will mostly ignore, but the following line would be of
> interest 
> to everyone I think...
>
>   
>> ...senile old AM jerks! You been pissing on 
>> the league for too long.  you will all be dead in a couple 
>> years, so what you care?  run
>> AM all you want nobody cares"...
>>     
>
> Nice.  In the message I sent under that subject line I didn't even mention 
> AM.  I guess it is another reference to AMers only being oldtimers ready to
> kick 
> the bucket.  That's certainly not my experience talking to guys on the
> bands. 
>  And I'm only middle-aged at 44 years old, and I personally know 6 guys in 
> their 20s and 30s that run AM quite a bit.
>
> Steve WD8DAS
>
>
>
>
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