|[AMRadio] Rinaldo's bandwidth suggestion|
SBJohnston at aol.com
SBJohnston at aol.com
Thu Nov 29 23:06:20 EST 2007
>I thought the moderator put this whole thread to BED.
Whoa there beg fella, when did that happen? I didn't see such an
announcement. Could you please pass it along? I do recall the message below from WA5AM
reminding people to discuss things in a gentlemanly fashion. I did not get
the impression we were no longer to discuss the IARU bandplan controversy.
In a message dated 11/27/2007 2:40:50 PM Central Standard Time,
ars.w5ami at gmail.com writes:
> The following statement to the list members is due to many private
> emails I've received, and several attitudes I have observed that are
> not conducive to our good relations on this list:
> It seems obvious this IARU topic has caused a lot of fighting,
> bickering, and spiteful remarks between a lot of people on this list.
> To me, it is a shame we can't discuss things in a professional manner,
> but no, the sarcasm, and ranting seems to take precedence. We are
> fighting among ourselves people, and the last thing we need is to come
> to dislike other AM'ers due to a possible problem we might (or not)
> face together. Also, I would ask that words that refer to body parts,
> or simply expletives in general, that really aren't needed in
> statements you make, NOT be used on this list, I don't care what
> religion (or not) you happen to be. That is a warning, and I usually
> don't give those, as most here know. Basically, do NOT use cuss words
> or those that even closely relate to any body part here, we can hear
> enough of that on the air, or in person. I'm not trying to say I'm
> someone that does not say a cuss word from time to time, but I see no
> reason to do it on this list for no good reason. Got it?
> We are a group of many walks of life with a membership of about 400,
> many of which would rather discuss operation, and technical issues of
> radio, etc., but I am not opposed to discussing issues of regulation
> when it comes to the AM mode, however I see this issue getting out of
> hand real fast among our group. We will ALL have to make our descions
> about IF we want to email or snail mail the ARRL or IARU individually.
> Express your opinion here, but DO NOT criticise others from this
> point forward for the idea or opinion they might have.
> Your satisfaction of, or not of, the ARRL, or IARU would better be
> directed to them. Why waste time arguing with your fellow AM'ers, and
> on this list, which I'm pretty certain the ARRL does _not_ monitor.
> I hope my point is well taken, and I truly hope that we can get back
> to being gentlemen with one another in haste.
> Brian / wa5am
> AMRadio "gate keeper" if you will...
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