[RFI] Why we badly need "party line" materials for all hams

Hare,Ed, W1RFI w1rfi at arrl.org
Mon Jul 19 17:27:01 EDT 2004

In case it was missed in the back and forth:

Backgrounder on BPL:

Narrated BPL video:

Ed Hare, W1RFI
ARRL Laboratory Manager
225 Main St
Newington, CT 06013
Tel: 860-594-0318
Internet: W1RFI at arrl.org
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Member: ASC C63 EMC Committee
   Chairman: Subcommittee 5, Immunity
   Chairman: Ad hoc BPL Working Group
Member: IEEE SCC-28 RF Safety
Member: Society of Automotive Engineers EMC/EMR Committee
Member: IEEE 

> -----Original Message-----
> From: rfi-bounces at contesting.com [mailto:rfi-bounces at contesting.com]On
> Behalf Of K4IA at aol.com
> Sent: Monday, July 19, 2004 3:03 PM
> To: dave.bernstein at comcast.net; dennisberry at worldnet.att.net;
> rfi at contesting.com
> Cc: Hagy Jennifer, N1TDY; Hobart, Mary K1MMH
> Subject: Re: [RFI] Why we badly need "party line" materials 
> for all hams
> I don't find this thread tiresome at all.  It is exactly the 
> kind of  dialog 
> that needs to happen.
> Dave is right, we need to bridge the gap between the 
> excellent technical  
> work Ed has done and the techknownothings in the media.  Ed 
> is right that  
> resources are limited and he is not tasked with preparing 
> such materials.  
> They are both right but there is a large chasm between them 
> and it is up to  
> ARRL to fill that void.  Otherwise, hams are unprepared for 
> media attention  
> and those who do get interviewed sound like a bunch of old 
> pharts whining about 
>  the loss of their hobby.
> I found Dave's analysis of the article brilliant.
> Radio  k4ia
> "Buck"
> Fredericksburg, Virginia  USA
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