[AMRadio] Amfone.net and the AM Reflector!


Peter Markavage manualman at juno.com
Wed Sep 5 13:13:59 EDT 2007


I remember the issues you had when you tried moving it. Heck, with my
initial response, your response, and now my response, we've generated
over 900 sent e-mails. A $2 donation is very reasonable. Actually I paid
over $3 for a hot dog and soda at Dayton this year, and got zero
satisfaction and pain. I should have sent you the $3 and got a heck of a
lot more enjoyment and satisfaction.

Pete, wa2cwa
ps: radio with no knobs coming in 2 weeks!


On Wed, 5 Sep 2007 11:38:17 -0500 "A.R.S. -  WA5AM" <ars.w5ami at gmail.com>
writes:
> On 9/5/07, Peter Markavage <manualman at juno.com> wrote:
> > On the lighter side, with the recent addition of more "robust" 
> SPAM type
> > filters running on qsl/qth.net reflectors, and the increase in the 
> number
> > of bounced messages, is there any thought to moving this mailing 
> list to
> > the hosting service that supports amfone.net?
> >
> 
> We would certainly need to find out if they would allow the load.
> When I did that several months ago, turned out my host would only
> allow a minimum number of emails distributed each day.  Considering
> the list has about 300 active email recipients.  One post is sent 
> to
> 300, then each reply, then another reply, and on and on.  Turned 
> out
> the load was more than they would allow.  Needless to say, I was
> pretty miffed, but nothing could be done.
> 
> One thing we don't want to do is get on with some list service that
> will allow the load, but wants to stick ads in every email.  We've
> never had ads, and I'd like to keep it that way.  If we could get
> donations for the cost of an estimated load, I could pay more and 
> get
> a private list server going for us just like we have now.  If all 
> the
> members would donate $2 a year, I'm sure we could get our own list
> server right off.
> 
> Thanks for the ideas Pete!
> 
> 73
> Brian / wa5am


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