----- Original Message -----
From: "Mark" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Sent: Tuesday, August 22, 2006 6:55 PM
Subject: Re: [TowerTalk] 2006 Top Ten Chutzpah Awards -
> Jake Jake Jake -- you are missing the point, methinks... As a Life Member
> of the League, I resent when they get suckered into the latest scam .
> usually has to do with aerials .. I can go on and on here and tell stories
> of the famous center connectors epoxy encapsulated, fillled with
> electronic trash" -REALLY .. and some resistors that made the SWR bridge
> happy ... a famous electronic store I worked for (manager) for a short
> time had those in stock .. those in-the-know tee-heed and guffawed...
> and, they were discussed in Q Street... and, ultimately exposed as pure
> BS --- There are hundreds of antenna devices floating around the Internet,
> gams of them on eBay .. but .. a few have SOME merit -- and, in the
> sixties, we used to love to talk around town on 75M / 4ØM on Mazda 5ØØW
> lamps .. connected to our amps! Nuttin' gnu here! But, a spaghetti
> feed of aerial wires that somewhat resonate .. hmmm .. saw the articles,
> shall now go read..... a ham taking the time and effort to present his/her
> ideas and perceived results is swell .. as long as not not snake oil!
> AND-- as to being on topic, aerials are what go on our TOWERS! =];?}
> HIHI.. es 73 .. Mark AA6DX
> Eureka, FAR Northern California ...
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: <email@example.com>
> To: "towertalk" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> Sent: Tuesday, August 22, 2006 6:25 PM
> Subject: Re: [TowerTalk] 2006 Top Ten Chutzpah Awards -
>> Everyone seems riled up about some "New Products" ads in QST. To which I
>> I seem to remember that someone once told me that "P.T. Barnum was alive
>> and well and working in advertising".
>> We've beat this horse enough, lets get back on topic.
>> (ok, I'm off my soap box now).
>> Jake K9WN
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