[AMRadio] Ham Radio Growing in the Age of Twitter


David Knepper collinsradio at comcast.net
Thu Apr 8 12:21:54 EDT 2010


No problem.  Thanks and enjoy the "real" radio - AM.

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----- Original Message ----- 
From: "k5wlf" <k5wlf at rebelwolf.com>
To: "Discussion of AM Radio in the Amateur Service" 
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Sent: Thursday, April 08, 2010 10:29 AM
Subject: Re: [AMRadio]Ham Radio Growing in the Age of Twitter


> 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:
> http://mbox.rebelwolf.com/compose.php?to=qedconsultants@embarqmail.com]
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>  To: "Discussion of AM Radio in the Amateur Service"
>  <[LINK: http://mbox.rebelwolf.com/compose.php?to=amradio@mailman.qth.net]
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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" <[LINK:
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>  > To: "Discussion of AM Radio in the Amateur Service"
>  > <[LINK:
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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.
>  >>
>  >> David Knepper, W3ST/W3CRA
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>  >> Sent: Wednesday, April 07, 2010 8:42 PM
>  >> Subject: Re: [AMRadio] Ham Radio Growing in the Age of Twitter
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