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APRS-IS backbone operators - WAS: Re: [aprssig] findU Messages

Richard Nicholas Piper IV piper.richard at gmail.com
Fri Jul 20 15:01:22 UTC 2007


>
>  Matt I was not saying that all data is not accurate. I was talking about
> CWOP which NOAA has said it does not want on T2 servers. I will not get into
> why becuase we have all seen the messages from Phill and Stave on this.
>

What I am getting at is the it is in the best instrest of APRS and Ham Radio
if we all could just put our past behind use and realize that some of us
rely on data sent to APRS-IS and that data needs to be as accurate as
possible. Thus my reason for connecting to no-T2 when I need to see CWOP
info.

I am not trying to bash anyone here. I am just trying to make a point that
in order for younger folks to come on board and stay with Ham Radio we need
not get into aurguments and bash each other. I speak from experence on this
as I left a Ham Club in the past becuase of the aurguments and bashing that
went on. It's bad for Ham Radio and trust me PEOPLE WILL GO TO ANOTHER
HOBBY!

Folks being 26 I see that we need to get "new blood" into Ham Radio.
However, I don't think the new blood is going to come on when they join a
list like this on or others that have to do with Ham Radio and see all the
basing and aurguments that are going on. Ham Radio is suposed to be a fun
enjoyable hobby, but to me right now it's not as I have to read email almost
weekly where people are basing this or that person. What ever happened to
the "TRUE MEANING OF HAM RADIO?" The one where someone wanted to help a
friend out? The one where you didn't bash or have a aurgement with another
operator? The one where we all go alone and helped each other out even when
we thought the other operator was wrong, they may but; but if we helped them
out them both of us could learn.

To Steve with the Core, why not work to support Ham Radio and work with T2?
Yes I know that I have "boycotted" them in the past but the reason I say
this know is that God is showing me that in order for Ham Radio to progress
we all MUST WORK TOGETHER AND STOP THE BASHING AND AURGUING.

Ok I know this email is long but folks this all needed to be stated. Agian
lets all stop the bashing and aurguing.
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