> > Often we see comments about how our beloved hobby is dying a slow
> >Granted there is some cause for concern but one has to wonder how many
> >Brooke Point's are out there. These students are fortunate enough to
> >teacher interested in our hobby and willing to take the time to share it
> >with them.
Indeed an excellent opportunity. Unfortunately, the problem comes up when
these students graduate and no longer have access to a station at the
school. Chances are their next school won't have one - and with the
proliferation of CC&Rs (and families living in apartments) their chances of
establishing a usable station at home is often zero. Either they take up 2m
FM or they take up computers...
IMHO we need an all-out campaign to build club stations. Having a common
station at every large radio club would do wonders for HF activity.
Doug Smith W9WI
Pleasant View (Nashville), TN EM66
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