[AMRadio] Ham Radio Growing in the Age of Twitter


BILL GUYGER bguyger at sbcglobal.net
Fri Apr 9 12:11:03 EDT 2010


Who wants to die healthy?  

Bill AD5OL




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From: Bob Peters <rwpeters at swbell.net>
To: Discussion of AM Radio in the Amateur Service <amradio at mailman.qth.net>
Sent: Fri, April 9, 2010 10:47:04 AM
Subject: Re: [AMRadio] Ham Radio Growing in the Age of Twitter

My God Tom...You must live in Phoenix next door to The Heart Attack
Grill...Sounds like there food...

Bob W1PE

-----Original Message-----
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[mailto:amradio-bounces at mailman.qth.net] On Behalf Of Clarke, Tom AIR4.0P
NATOPS
Sent: Friday, April 09, 2010 10:39 AM
To: Discussion of AM Radio in the Amateur Service
Subject: Re: [AMRadio] Ham Radio Growing in the Age of Twitter

Sounds tasty, but you had better call your cardiologist soon! 
73 de Tom/W4OKW

"Do not let spacious plans for a new world divert your energies from saving
what is left of the old."
Winston Churchill


-----Original Message-----
From: Bernie Doran [mailto:qedconsultants at embarqmail.com]
Sent: Thursday, April 08, 2010 6:53 PM
To: Discussion of AM Radio in the Amateur Service
Subject: Re: [AMRadio] Ham Radio Growing in the Age of Twitter

one more off topic and I will shut up, here is the best possible mid day
snack, start with your favorite sausage, wrap with slices of cheese, roll
out some ground chuck with fat, wrap that around the cheese followed by as
many pieces of bacon it takes to wrap everything, hold in place with
toothpicks and grill.  ----- 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 1:22 PM
Subject: Re: [AMRadio] Ham Radio Growing in the Age of Twitter


> You are lucky the QSO was not about a guy going in for a knee 
> replacement or that his wife and kids left him, or that his dog died, 
> etc.
>
>
> David Knepper, W3ST/W3CRA
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> today
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> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Bernie Doran" <qedconsultants at embarqmail.com>
> To: "Discussion of AM Radio in the Amateur Service"
> <amradio at mailman.qth.net>
> Sent: Thursday, April 08, 2010 1:13 PM
> Subject: Re: [AMRadio] Ham Radio Growing in the Age of Twitter
>
>
>>I almost did not comment David, but was not sure if you ment all hams 
>>of  just "us'  if just us I am not surprised even a little, the guys 
>>on AM  typically have a good idea of what they are doing and that is a 
>>major  reason  why I work AM.  ten was open a bit yesterday and I 
>>worked a few
>> stations.(SSB)  the conversations were short ( not on my end) and 
>>sounded  like CB jargon.
>>
>>
>> ----- 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 10:07 AM
>> Subject: Re: [AMRadio] Ham Radio Growing in the Age of Twitter
>>
>>
>>> 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.
>>>
>>> David Knepper, W3ST/W3CRA
>>> Publisher of the Collins Journal
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>>> today
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>>>
>>> ----- Original Message -----
>>> From: "Bernie Doran" <qedconsultants at embarqmail.com>
>>> To: "Discussion of AM Radio in the Amateur Service"
>>> <amradio at mailman.qth.net>
>>> 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
>>>>> Publisher of the Collins Journal
>>>>> Secretary of the Collins Radio Association www.collinsra.com Join 
>>>>> today
>>>>> Nets: 14.263 Mhz, 1900Z, Sundays
>>>>> 3.805 Mhz, 2300Z, Mondays
>>>>>
>>>>> ----- 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
>>>>>
>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> Do you own a soldering iron?
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> Yes ___X___  No _______  Many, I've lost count.
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> Do you own a roll of solder?
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> Yes ____X__  No _______ Many, I've been stockpiling lead-tin solder.
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> In the last 30 days, did you solder anything that was related to
>>>>>> amateur
>>>>>>> radio equipment?
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>> Yes ___X___  No _______ Many - repair and building electronic 
>>>>>>> stuff
>>>>>> is a passion of mine.
>>>>>>>
>>>>>>
>>>>>> Steve WD8DAS
>>>>>>
>>>>>> sbjohnston at aol.com
>>>>>> http://www.wd8das.net/
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