You plan on FLYING anywhere soon? Heh.
Some time I'll describe the afternoon I spent with some polite but forceful
gentlemen with M16's in the parking lot of the Base Exchange at Travis Air
Force Base. When that was cleared up it was too late to go to the Commissary --
and they told me next time I came shopping, call OSI first.
Might as well wear a turban.
SFC, USA, Retired!
>Sent: Mar 27, 2011 5:10 PM
>Subject: [RFI] Funny Incedent today while tracking some RFI
>I've never been out looking for RFI without being stopped by the local cops.
>are just curious and go on their way. Not today we actually were asked to
>provide ID, I refused
>which did not sit well with the officer. I wrote the below to send to my radio
>club reflector some
>of which is tongue and cheek.
>Two local men from Newark temporarily detained by Newark Police
>March 27, 2011
> The two men, Rich Dalton & Dave Drew both of Newark were observed in the
> area of Main Street and Farmers Lane across from the
> Newark Shopping Center using various weird looking antennas and other
> malicious looking apparatus. When questioned they indicated
>to Newark PD that they were Ham radio operators looking for power line
>interference. After a brief struggle both men identified themselves
>and swore and oath that they were not anyway affiliated with Al Qaeda and had
>no plans to shut the power off to the nearby Rita's Water Ice
>Stand. After a computer background check was run both men were released.
>Mr. Drew's wife was quoted as saying, " There is no way David is allowed to
>play with Rich anymore."
> Mrs. Dalton put Richard on restriction of no radio for a week and he must
> watch reruns of the TV show Glee.
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