Some of us ARE under the Dept. of Homeland Security. My ham station
is also a Coast Guard Auxiliary Radio Station.
Still waiting for any grants to better the station, however.
Lee Buller wrote:
> 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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Aviation Chief Warrant Officer, U.S. Coast Guard, Retired
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