[TowerTalk] Website Alarms the Public about ANTENNAS

Robert Tortajada n6ri at rtort.com
Thu May 18 12:20:40 EDT 2006

Please do not donate your $9.95 to the sites upkeep by running a paid 
search. Also, don't mention ham radio to him and invite him to a club 
meeting. Otherwise you might soon see ham operators home addresses 
listed as well.

Best to just let it flounder in anonymity.

Bob - N6RI

doc wrote:
>> Just hate to see people try to profit on and create new fears in an
>> uninformed public to the detriment of the hobby.
> Has anyone communicated with the site owner?
> Perhaps he/she could be invited to a Club meeting
> or to visit an EOC and be educated about the value
> and safety of antennas.
> Perhaps the site owner does not know about the
> recent FCC regs re. transmitting antenna safety?
> It may turn out that with some gentle education
> the site owner could be turned to promoting Ham
> antennas and towers as important to public safety
> during emergencies.
> So many people are mis-educated by anti-everything
> refugees from the 60's in schools and colleges that
> they live in ignorance-bred fear and paranoia.

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