[CQ-Contest] Important Issues

Michael Tope W4EF at dellroy.com
Wed Oct 26 12:47:50 EDT 2005

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "W4ZW" <w4zw at comcast.net>

> homeowners association wouldn't permit outdoor antennas.  The HOA
> restrictions on towers and outdoor antennas is the single thing squashing
> the interest of  many of our young would-be hams who are entranced by the
> same magic we all experienced at that age.  They want DX SSB and some kind
> of outdoor antenna is a must with low power.

You hit the nail on the head, Jon. Towers weren't ugly when everyone needed
them to get TV reception. Now that this is no longer necessary, they are
considered eyesores by the urban lemmings who have nothing better to do
with their lives than police what other people are doing.

73 de Mike, W4EF

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