[VHFcontesting] Rovers Unite For the "Youth" of our Hobby

Joe Serocki joeserocki at gmail.com
Thu May 28 09:27:24 PDT 2009

I agree. It is a difficult sell when they pull out a cell phone and IM their
friend in Tibet with immediate response. And don't try that emergency
service stuff out on us, hams are involved in so few actual emergencies it
is insignificant.

You have to be into playing with radio for radio's sake. That's really a
small number of people in the population.


On Thu, May 28, 2009 at 10:56 AM, Mike (KA5CVH) Urich <ka5cvh at gmail.com>wrote:

> On Thu, May 28, 2009 at 9:53 AM, David All <n3xudfm19 at gmail.com> wrote:
> > What do kids like-  Computers
> > What do hams like- Computers
> > Show them Ham Radio Deluxe and PSK 31.
> Mike wrote
> While I don't completely disagree, CLARC, has had PSK at field day a
> number of times for that very reason and the most of the sub 18 y/o
> visitors found it "BORING" because it was soooooooooo slow.  Some
> appreciated the technology involved but that was a small percentage.
> The vast majority were NOT impressed and we are surrounded by NASA /
> NASA contractor families.  YMMV
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