Mark, I'm glad nothing illegal occured, and it is now no Big Deal.
----- Original Message -----
From: "Mark Beckwith" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Sent: Wednesday, May 24, 2006 5:30 PM
Subject: Re: [CQ-Contest] Amateur predators
> Thanks Rusty :) Let me clarify that between the ages of 13 and 18 I was
> on by two presumably gay or pedophilic (or both) adult men who were
> radio amateurs. Neither of them accomplished any illegal activity with me
> and I assume they move freely today.
> How's that for talking the long way around :)
> It was not a Big Deal.
> Mark, N5OT
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Russell Hill" <email@example.com>
> To: "Mark Beckwith" <firstname.lastname@example.org>; <email@example.com>
> Sent: Wednesday, May 24, 2006 3:03 PM
> Subject: Re: [CQ-Contest] Amateur predators
>> Mark, I do not know the circumstances, so I cannot comment.
>> In my high school ham radio club, there were a couple of hams who were
>> regularly dating a girl in the club, and later told me they considered
>> the best kept secret in high school.
>> The three of them were also members of the chess club, if I remember
>> So were they 2 hams hitting on another ham, or 2 chess club members
>> hitting on another chess player? Or just 2 guys in high school behaving
>> as their sexual proclivities led them to behave?
>> I think the comments about the relative safety of the ham radio community
>> vs the Internet, chat rooms, etc, is probably right on the mark.
>> 73, and I have enjoyed your commentary on the reflecter on many
>> Many thanks for them all.
>> Rusty, na5tr
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