On Thu, 18 May 2006, Radiosporting Fan wrote:
> --- John Geiger <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> > I couldn't agree more. But remember, the only way
> > to attract new people into ham radio and contesting
> > is to completely remove our standards....er,
> > make licensing easier.
> Interestingly, 1/2 of the USA's licensees are
> technician-class (quite easy to attain it seems) and
> the VHF contests do well to attract only 800
> log-submitting participants.
> simply food for thought.
> Ev, W2EV
I don't know what to make of that.
Most of the people I work on weak-signal modes on VHF+ seem to have Extra
class licenses. Maybe the Techs are only interested in FM?
73, Zack W9SZ
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