|[AMRadio] Another sticking point|
Edward B Richards
zuu6k at juno.com
Fri Mar 7 17:19:27 EST 2008
Are we getting picky now? Not all fixed stations are base stations. My
definition of "base station" is the station at your base of operations;
in my case, my home. You might have a fixed station at another location
that is not your "base station". However, I agree that the ads should
refer to fixed stations. I think they use "base station" to differentiate
fixed stations from mobile stations. It also gives a degree of personal
possession. Something to enhance "your base station" sounds better than
something to enhance "your fixed station". Carry on.
On Fri, 7 Mar 2008 13:10:47 -0800 (PST) "charles L." <mjcal77 at yahoo.com>
> Well, capitalizing ham might bother some, but using the term 'base
> station' any where in ham radio irks me. I always thought the proper
> term was 'fixed station'. You see it throughout the ads now, from
> to zepps, somebody is going to say how well it will work on your
> Sure do like the new AMSWAP.
> Charlie, W4MEC in NC
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