> At 07:12 AM 5/18/2006, doc wrote:
>> > Just hate to see people try to profit on and create new fears in an
>> > uninformed public to the detriment of the hobby.
>>Has anyone communicated with the site owner?
>>Perhaps he/she could be invited to a Club meeting
>>or to visit an EOC and be educated about the value
>>and safety of antennas.
>>Perhaps the site owner does not know about the
>>recent FCC regs re. transmitting antenna safety?
> Uhh.. I don't think the site owner cares. What he/she wants is folks to
> send in their ten bucks to get what is, in health terms, a useless report.
>>It may turn out that with some gentle education
>>the site owner could be turned to promoting Ham
>>antennas and towers as important to public safety
> Not unless you can show them a way to make money from such promotion.
> sells. It is a FAR more effective propaganda technique than positive
> There's the idea: You and your loved ones may be in danger unless you
> allow that ham to have his tower!
How does that saying go? "When all else fails Amateur raido still works" or
something to that effect, so when it comes to disasters that big antenna
might just become a thing of beauty. OK so for a few day before they
Roger Halstead (K8RI and ARRL 40 year Life Member)
N833R - World's oldest Debonair CD-2
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