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Re: Re: APRS is a stupid mode. was Re: Packet on AO-27





Did you hear the joke about the ham who set up APRS in his Shack?

He wanted to find out where is house was.



At 11:53 AM 9/8/99 -0400, you wrote:
>Applause and the crowd goes wild.  Well now, Vince, what do you have to
say?  It would be interesting...
>
>73,
>Joel
>
>Margaret Leber <maggie@voicenet.com> wrote:
>> "Ralph G. Sbragia, CSP, CHST" wrote:
>
>> Maybe a mode could be utilized in a less
>> that productive manner, or utilized in an inconsiderate or rude way...
>
>Like a flame-fest on a mailing list perhaps? 
>
>"RTTY is stupid. If I want to know what someone wants to say, I'll use CW..."
>
>"Radio is stupid. If we need a message sent at a distance, we'll use a
>telgraph..."
>
>"This telegraph thing is stupid. If we want to send a message, pony
express will
>do nicely..."
>
>"Written messages by horse? That's stupid. A courier can even answer
>questions..."
>
>And if we buy that sort of logic, it's only a small step to:
>
>"Ham radio? That's stupid. I can send all the messages I want on the
>Internet..."
>
> Never one shy to feed the flames in a creative way....
>
> -=Maggie=- 
>
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