>>On Sat, 2 Jan 1999 16:48:20 -0500 firstname.lastname@example.org writes:
>>Jon, if you have enough time and patience you can make
>>Honor Roll on 5W.
? Seems like the Honors should go to the skilled ops who dug the puny
signals out of the noise.
> Yep. One W5 has done it. AA2U may be there.
> N4KG is close. (Guess I should have tried for XZ1N )
>>But those are usually the hams that live on the radio, PROBABLY
>> ignore families, .. ... ..
? I saw this tragedy unfold firsthand when I was growing up. I knew
seven kids who were painfully aware that they were less important than
their fathers working ham radio DX. It was pukesville to watch it
happening. . . However, the hobby could just as well have been RC
model airplanes or toy trains.
> You forgot to mention people who spend too much
> time on the reflectors talking about radio instead of
> doing radio! (oops, guess that hits many of us)
? Good point. I can get through something at least 8 times faster
tongue-talking than finger-talking. However, for a group of more than a
dozen or so, mailing-list/'reflectors' have some advantages over on the
- interesting comments, Tom. cheers
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