Now that would be interesting... I wonder if I could get a homeland security
grant for a bigger tower?? Need that to have better signals to downtown
oshgosh by gosh!
David Robbins K1TTT
AR-Cluster node: 145.69MHz or telnet://dxc.k1ttt.net
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> Sent: Wednesday, March 30, 2005 22:16
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> Subject: [CQ-Contest] Big Contest Stations and Homeland Security
> K1TTT makes and extremely valid point concerning his
> station. (See his comments for emergencies) Some of
> these stations that are used for contesting are bigger
> than government stations...if there is a thing like
> that anymore.
> Maybe, some of the stations around the country should
> be earmarked for Homeland Security Status. What that
> really means I am not sure. But, it would make sense
> to me to use these stations to maintain communications
> on several wavelengths...using power..and big
> Now, what I don't want to see is they get Homeland
> Security Grants of $100,000 to install or maintain the
> station. That would make competition pretty lop-sided
> in my estimation.
> But, it is a good idea for the nation as a whole.
> Just a thought...your mileage may vary...
> You see...contesting is good for something....
> Contesting and Traffic Handling are very close
> Lee - K0WA
> Common sense is in short supply - get some and use it - Lee Buller
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