|To:||Tom Horton <email@example.com>|
|Subject:||Re: [TowerTalk] ballpark costs for a tower (installed)|
|From:||Bill Coleman <firstname.lastname@example.org>|
|Date:||Tue, 24 Aug 2004 08:30:38 -0400|
On Aug 24, 2004, at 12:39 AM, Tom Horton wrote:
If putting out that many large for a tower and antenna was the norm for most of us, I fear that most of us would not be on the air !
I'd still be using wires exclusively.
But, seriously -- how many of us price antennas based on the cost of commerical dipoles? Surely some guys are buying these, but most hams, I would assume, are building their own.
?Hams used to be cheap and scroungers...what has happened to us?
Hams are still cheap and real scroungers -- at least the ones I see at hamfests certainly are....
Bill Coleman, AA4LR, PP-ASEL Mail: email@example.com Quote: "Not within a thousand years will man ever fly!" -- Wilbur Wright, 1901
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