Another "aside" ... take your not-too-old Amateur Radio magazines with you
when you go to the doctor, dentist, barber, etc ... ask if you may leave a
few there ... neat way to go "trolling" for new hams! Hint ... put a
label(s) inside with information on how to contact your local club, and/or
class schedule 73 - Mark ... AA6DX
From: Ed Loranger <firstname.lastname@example.org>
To: David A. Case <email@example.com>
Cc: Dale L. Martin <firstname.lastname@example.org>; Bruce Makas <email@example.com>;
firstname.lastname@example.org <email@example.com>; CQ-CONTEST@contesting.com
<CQ-CONTEST@contesting.com>; firstname.lastname@example.org <email@example.com>;
firstname.lastname@example.org <email@example.com>; firstname.lastname@example.org
Date: Friday, December 12, 1997 9:37 AM
Subject: Re: [Antennas] Re: [YCCC] Re: [TowerTalk] old books
>I visited a really neat used book store last weekend.
>Unfortunately many of the outdated Electronics book were
>still going for $20.
>Many of the books there were library cast-aways. So even
>if you give to a library, the books could eventually end up
>sitting on a shelf forever, at obscene prices.
>Give to your local friends. Give to fellow hams. Set up
>a library at your club. Or drop off at one of the swap
>meets or vendors at the ham conventions. There was a
>guy at Pacificon selling books at 1/10 the going rate.
>"Gets them off the shelf and read by someone.", he said.
>Give to readers, not collectors.
>-Ed sk ee
>David A. Case wrote:
>> There are lots of used book stores that would buy your books for various
>> amounts of cash. The used book market is surprisingly large, and
>> widespread (your books might be resold in Scandanavia.)
>> In college, at the end of the semester, I would go through the trash and
>> pick up textbooks. I would sell them for either credit or cash, and I
>> financed most of my library like that.
>> If one bookstore turns a book down, than try another.
>> Submissions: email@example.com
>72/73 de we6w qrp es CW ONLY (K8FF/Norcal Paddles! TLC555 HB keyer)
>HW-8,OHR-100, Pixie2, Johnson Viking II, Drake TR-3
>QRP-L#1068,ARCI#9397,Norcal#2227,ARS#275,AR#112 grid CM88ok
>http://www.qsl.net/we6w (From Non-Ham to Extra in one Day.)
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