[AMRadio] Ham Radio Growing in the Age of Twitter


k5wlf k5wlf at rebelwolf.com
Thu Apr 8 10:29:42 EDT 2010


Well, David, based on that definition, you can disregard my previous comments... ;-)

73,
ldb
K5WLF

 	-------Original Message-------
  From: David Knepper
  To: Discussion of AM Radio in the Amateur Service
  Subject: Re: [AMRadio] Ham Radio Growing in the Age of Twitter
  Sent: 08 Apr '10 08:07

  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" <[LINK:
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  > 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" <[LINK:
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  > To: "Discussion of AM Radio in the Amateur Service"
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  > 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.
  >>
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  >> Sent: Wednesday, April 07, 2010 8:42 PM
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