cw_de_n5op at sbcglobal.net
Thu Jun 27 13:43:26 EDT 2019
It turns out that this arrogant commenter does have a call of which he is apparently dismissive: W9CR. One must wonder, given the high regard he gives so many of us, why he bothered. Nevertheless, now that you know you may put it on your blacklist.
Kim Elmore N5OP
"People that make music together cannot be enemies, at least as long as the music lasts." -- Paul Hindemith
> On Jun 27, 2019, at 12:44 PM, David Gilbert <xdavid at cis-broadband.com> wrote:
> That's a pretty boorish comment, considering that a very large portion of the activity on the ham bands is due to contesting and especially considering that the strength of ham radio lies with the variety of activities it offers.
> Not surprised you didn't include your callsign ...
> Dave AB7E
>> I simply can't think of a more worthless pursuit in ham radio than contesting.
>> Even showed up to field day to get a 5.9 GHz radio link going, and found out
>> they can't count it as a "contact" for points. But hey, we got ARRL
>> "radiograms", half the length of a tweet and twice as pointless!
>> I've been involved in a few towers going up one even for ham radio, and I
>> think the lowest we ever made it was a 52 MHz remote receiver for an repeater
>> input. I'd love to ask that; "I have a question about my contesting
>> propagation beacon that has a repeat function too", lolz.
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