On Thu, 18 May 2006, John Geiger wrote:
> Probably because most new hams are elmered (including the ARRL) into getting
> onto 2 meter FM and maybe APRS. And many get their licenses today solely
> for the public service aspect of it, and have no interest in contesting,
> propagation, or awards.
Nothing wrong with that, but I'd hope some of them eventually become
interested in RADIO also. I guess those of us who do contesting, DXing,
etc. have to get them interested.
Field Day is a great opportunity.
73, Zack W9SZ
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