[AMRadio] Ham Radio Growing in the Age of Twitter


David Knepper collinsradio at comcast.net
Thu Apr 8 10:07:53 EDT 2010


Bernie, I should have been more explicit in my reference to "like hams."  I 
was referring to the folks like us that enjoy "old-time radio," and not to 
the entire universe of hams.

Thank you for this excellent point and allowing me to clarify my comments.

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----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Bernie Doran" <qedconsultants at embarqmail.com>
To: "Discussion of AM Radio in the Amateur Service" 
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Sent: Thursday, April 08, 2010 9:40 AM
Subject: Re: [AMRadio] Ham Radio Growing in the Age of Twitter


> HI Dave: not to throw water on you premise, but the sample size is far too
> small and the group sampled is not representative of the population. My
> guess is that the true range is less than 50% for all licensed hams,
> probably much less!  I would wager 50% are not even active.  Bernie W8RPW
> ----- Original Message ----- 
> From: "David Knepper" <collinsradio at comcast.net>
> To: "Discussion of AM Radio in the Amateur Service"
> <amradio at mailman.qth.net>
> Sent: Thursday, April 08, 2010 8:21 AM
> Subject: Re: [AMRadio] Ham Radio Growing in the Age of Twitter
>
>
>> Based on my sample size of 43 that results indicate that 99 percent
>> responded affirmatively to each of the statements in the first survey.  I
>> concluded that there is a high likelihood that the entire populations of
>> like hams would express a similar response rate at a 95 percent 
>> confidence
>> level.
>>
>> Thank you to all those that participated in this survey.
>>
>> David Knepper, W3ST/W3CRA
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>> ----- Original Message ----- 
>> From: <sbjohnston at aol.com>
>> To: <amradio at mailman.qth.net>
>> Sent: Wednesday, April 07, 2010 8:42 PM
>> Subject: Re: [AMRadio] Ham Radio Growing in the Age of Twitter
>>
>>
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>>>>
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>>> amateur
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>>>
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