|[AMRadio] Rinaldo to RETIRE !!!|
n6dgy at kirtland.com
Fri May 30 00:58:21 EDT 2008
And let's not forget the "Doctor is In" column stating the dangers of
how one must never ever operate a transmitter with tube finals, nor
purchase vintage equipment. Beginning hams can't be expected to learn
how to dip the plate and bring up the load.
Sad. Really sad.
I enjoyed my Dayton visit immensely. I am an ARRL member, though I do
not give them my undivided support. I did not even step into the ARRL
realm at Hamvention, though I really did feel like getting my nerve
together and tell the good doctor what I though about his dissuading
newcomers from buying vintage equipment. Encouragement might take
away advertising dollars, after all.
Pleasant Grove, UT
On May 29, 2008, at 8:31 PM, D. Chester wrote:
> Another piece of major damage to amateur radio that has been
> credited to Rinaldo was taking in-depth technical articles out of
> QST and having them published in a separate publication, QEX, that
> full members must now pay extra to receive, leaving QST to be filled
> mostly with "human interest" drivel, ads and stale news.
> Don k4kyv
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