I see your points..and agree completely.
The root of the problem is the "me me me" attitude...called
selfishness, that is prevalent where ever man breathes.
At 10:00 AM 5/11/2006, you wrote:
>Date: Thu, 11 May 2006 07:30:33 -0700 (GMT-07:00)
>From: "firstname.lastname@example.org" <email@example.com>
>Subject: Re: [TowerTalk] SteppIr's are BEAUTIFUL!!!!
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>Being a pilot, I see more and more airports shut down all the time
>due to people doing things like building a subdivision just past the
>end of the runway, then complaining about the noise. Being a car race fan,
>I see them move out by a local speedway and manage to get it shut
>down (they're working on trying to get the local Indy Car/Dragstrip
>race facility shut down). They move next to Disneyland and Knott's
>Berry Farm (or one of many other amusement parks) and fight the park
>when they want to build a new roller coaster, because "the riders
>screams will be too noisy" (yes, these situations are true.)
>Then in my old neighborhood, I had a Rohn 48 foot tower with a
>2-element quad. The new neighbor who moved in across the street
>tried to get the neighbors rallied against it, called the City to
>investigate, and was heartbroken when he was told that I had a tower
>permit. Never once ever came to talk to me about it or say anything,
>whatsoever. He's just glared at me all these years. I was so glad
>that I got that tower permit, even though most people told me "just put it up".
>I really don't understand people who move to places where there are
>established businesses, entertainment facilities, radio towers, etc.
>and then try to make them go away.....
Robin Midgett K4IDC
615-322-5836 office - rolls to pager
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