[AMRadio] I just got an OO card.


Bry Carling bcarling at cfl.rr.com
Fri Oct 18 15:32:23 EDT 2013


Some people just love to exercise authority with a role that has the word official in it!

Bry Carling
http://af4k.com

> On Oct 18, 2013, at 3:19 PM, Don Cunningham <DonC at martineer.net> wrote:
> 
> Like you, Mike, I had a stupid one that couldn't be fixed.  I got one for a "wide RTTY signal", running true FSK.  I did get a good friend (in same state as the OO) check my shift from his end, after I had checked it.  He verified to be 170, although there's no problem with 850 if you choose it.
> 
> I did email him to tell him what I had learned, but while getting his address, I looked on the OO's QRZ page and saw the VERY cheap Yaesu transceiver he uses and just decided as you did, you can't fix stupid.  Never heard any more though.
> 73,
> Don, WB5HAK
>> On 10/18/2013 1:58 PM, Mike Sawyer wrote:
>> Good for you Don!
>>     I got one once for operating on 40M at 7.290. He cited me for
>> transmitting with a carrier! I actually called him up to clarify the issue.
>> He told me I was not allowed to have a carrier on my signal. After
>> explaining that I was running AM, he still insisted that a carrier was
>> forbidden. I hung up and realized, "You just can't fix stupid!"
>> Mod-U-Lator,
>> Mike(y)
>> W3SLK
>> ----- Original Message -----
>> From: "Donald Chester" <k4kyv at charter.net>
>> To: <amradio at mailman.qth.net>
>> Sent: Friday, October 18, 2013 2:05 PM
>> Subject: [AMRadio] I just got an OO card.
>> 
>> 
>> This morning when I picked up the mail, I noticed an Official Observer
>> notice. My first thought was "Oh crap, what now?" I figured it was for
>> running over the 10-minute ID limit, or allegedly transmitting a "wide"
>> signal.
>> 
>> But turned out it was a "Good Operator Report".  I was talking with
>> Kevin, WB0JZG on 3885 a couple of late-nights ago. The report said I was
>> 59+60. "This OO has noted your EXCELLENT radio signal quality/operating
>> procedure as a fine example for all radio amateurs... A pleasure to hear
>> your outstanding, high fidelity audio!... This Observer thanks you for
>> your excellent example of good amateur practice for others in the
>> amateur radio service. Keep up the good work."
>> 
>> 
>> Don k4kyv
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