|[AMRadio] Good or bad?|
Dave Mayfield W9WRL
wrl at gwltd.com
Fri May 1 07:29:26 EDT 2009
I have seen these numbers and they are skewed in some way. I recall an
article a few months ago that explained these numbers, as I recall these
numbers count all the vanity and and call sign changes. I think there
is more to it than that, but these numbers are skewed.
Anyone recall what I'm talking about
Peter A Markavage wrote:
> Not sure what "number of hams" chart you're looking at, but the "numbers"
> are going up not down.
> March 2007 - 655,048
> March 2009 - 668,307
> For more statistics, go here:
> Pete, wa2cwa
> Dayton Spaces 1960-1961
> On Thu, 30 Apr 2009 20:49:21 -0500 Dave Mayfield W9WRL <wrl at gwltd.com>
>> Look at it this way, these types of people getting a ham ticket are
>> in most all likely hood going to become serious hams, but they do
>> in the numbers game. So I would rather have their numbers than not,
>> case you have not noticed the numbers of hams is going down not up.
>> While I agree that getting a ham license today is way to easy, if it
>> not, then there would be darn few of us left.
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