|[AMRadio] Trouble Brewing in AM Window|
b.gaz at comcast.net
Thu Dec 12 17:47:38 EST 2013
That describes some AM qso's also, no one seems to have anything to say.
And some on the AM side seem to enjoy the fight, otherwise they would not
talk about it for hours.
It think its funny, but I listen to ssb and hear about guns, how bad the
government is, and those damn AM'ers, and I listen to
3875 and hear about guns, how bad the government is, and those damn
I think its fine if that is what people enjoy, it would be nice if they did
not take up so much band space.
The AM guys run it out to 20KHz and the ssb guys run dsb...
----- Original Message -----
From: "Rob Atkinson" <ranchorobbo at gmail.com>
To: "K5MYJ" <macklinbob at gmail.com>
Cc: "Donald Chester" <k4kyv at charter.net>; "Discussion of AM Radio in the
Amateur Service" <amradio at mailman.qth.net>
Sent: Thursday, December 12, 2013 5:24 PM
Subject: Re: [AMRadio] Trouble Brewing in AM Window
>I venture to say it has more to do with boredom than anything else.
> Imagine a bunch of bored slopbucketeers with plastic radios sitting
> around and the sum total of their ham activity is spending night after
> night on the same frequency in a dead air group talking to the exact
> same folks about the exact same things (mostly) night after night.
> Read the mail on some of these groups to get an idea. After 30
> minutes you'll wonder why they haven't taken up stamp collecting.
> Heck, starting a fight with AM ops is probably the most excitement
> they've had in years.
> Strap and ignore and they'll move on to find something else to focus
> on as a relief from their tedium.
> On Thu, Dec 12, 2013 at 3:40 PM, K5MYJ <macklinbob at gmail.com> wrote:
>> The problem as I see it is there are just a bunch of jerks out there that
>> want to drive AM away.
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