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[aprssig] Re: aprssig Digest, Vol 15, Issue 13

Steve Noskowicz noskosteve at yahoo.com
Thu Sep 8 20:21:56 UTC 2005


Message: 12
Date: Wed, 7 Sep 2005 14:58:23 -0400
From: "Kriss & Erin Kliegle" <kliegle at rcn.com>
Subject: [aprssig] Bad Press in Wall Street Journal Sep. 6th 2005...
To: <aprssig at lists.tapr.org>

Here's what our former club president wrote, I couldn't have said 
better myself...

Open Quotes....  Many snips here'n there...not all marked...

Mr. Zander,

As a professional firefighter, fire captain, master 
electrician, amateur, I am appalled at the comments by Motorola employee 
Jim Screeden ...  
The amateur radio system that he 
refers to as "better than nothing. but pretty close to nothing" has 
continued to function and in many situations is now the only choice.  
 
Nicely said, but In general it was a poorly constructed article.  It says: "ham radio -- whose technology has changed little since World War II ..." then says: "myriad ways, including Morse code, microwave frequencies and even email"
 
I took particular notice of the WW II technology comment. 
 
I also emailed Jim. (internally)...
 
Steve, K9DCI ( a ranch hand at the Circle M Ranch)

		
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