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[TowerTalk] Neighbors "rights"

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Subject: [TowerTalk] Neighbors "rights"
From: (Bill Turner)
Date: Fri Aug 15 22:43:28 2003
On Fri, 15 Aug 2003 17:26:09 -0400, "Jim White, K4OJ"
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>It is news to me that ham radio is not a religious experience...
>When the gray line passes overhead and the signals rise up from the 
>noise on 160 meters, signals from far FAR away places like Japan 
>suddenly appear...
>Events like this still make the hairs on the back of my neck still stand 
>up after 30 years of this stuff... while I may not worship a leader of 
>this religion the act of radio communication is in my opinion a 
>SO, don't mess with my religion otherwise you will be in deep trouble 
>with those who uphold religious freedoms....
>Are not towers and antennas a form of Temple - reaching towards deities 
>not unlike the old Gothic churches did reaching up to the heaven?
>Mebbe no flying buttresses are apparent but there are tram lines!
>And all these years I am wrong - I had figured those RTTY guys were the 
>Monks vowed to silence...


I think you're on to something there, Jim.  I know I have invoked the
Deity's name a time or two while doing tower work.  :-)

73, Bill W7TI

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