|[AMRadio] ARRL Petitions FCC to Reduce 75/80m Phone Allocation from 3600-4000 to 3650-4000|
ranchorobbo at gmail.com
Fri Jan 15 13:23:40 EST 2016
This reminds me of a letter to editor published in CQ a few years
back. The writer told of attending a meeting of EmComm folks
somewhere in Southern Calif. and how he was saddened to discover that
not one person attending had any interest in amateur radio for
pleasure. They only wanted tickets to use their handy talkies for
emergencies and wanted nothing to do with "ham culture," viewing it
with some distaste.
> See the previous thread regarding Extra Class. If it isn't enough to be a
> licensed Extra for a quarter-century and never figure out how a simple
> half-wave coax-fed dipole works, an Extra class operator (whose licence,
> according to QRZ.com lookup, is about to expire), not knowing what the ham
> frequencies are, or which frequencies are legal for transmitting SSB, has to
> be the straw that broke the camel's back.
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