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Re: Ha !



Well from where I sit it sure did take the focus of all the freq's the
land mobile folks are after.

Give it some thought!
73's

Steve
W0SJM@amsat.org

On Wed, 22 Jul 1998 18:54:00 +0000 Matthew J Cassarino <mjc2@capecod.net>
writes:
>> Now there are some who will suggest that already having been 
>licensed as
>> General, they would feel they would be "taking a step back" or 
>"being lumped
>> with" a lesser group, and that all their hard work was for naught.
>> POPPYCOCK!! You should be proud of your accomplishment.
>> 
>
>Yeah, it makes me really PROUD I'll be joined by "12 wpm with a 
>written 
>test" people in the Extra sub-bands. I guess I could have stopped at 
>the 
>General and saved 8.50 on tests and whatever the ARRL reaped for 
>manuals. Then again, look at the money they'll make with this ploy 
>through new manual sales. If I'm 25 with no electronics background, 
>and 
>was an extra at 18, and there are many others like me, what is the 
>ARRL's explanation why the rest of the ham population needs to have 
>privileges handed to them ? I have a reason, but it wouldn't be 
>popular. 
>Don't respond as I will not answer. This is so lopsided as to not 
>warrant any more of my time.
>-- 
>Matt WV1K
>http://www.capecod.net/~mcassari
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