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RE: No code



And your point was???

> -----Original Message-----
> From: owner-AMSAT-BB@AMSAT.Org [mailto:owner-AMSAT-BB@AMSAT.Org]On
> Behalf Of Frederick M. Spinner
> Sent: Thursday, October 28, 1999 12:01 AM
> To: amsat-bb@AMSAT.Org
> Subject: RE: [amsat-bb] No code
> 
> 
> So, tell me-- how much code are you using on MARS these days?
> Oh, wait-- DOD banned CW in MARS.. sorry I asked...
> 
> Fred W0FMS / AAR7DV
> 
> 
> >From: "Michael P. Olbrisch" <kd9kc@elp.rr.com>
> >Reply-To: <kd9kc@elp.rr.com>
> >To: "'Anthony J. Testa'" <ajtesta@juno.com>, <K3ROJAL@aol.com>
> >CC: <amsat-bb@AMSAT.Org>
> >Subject: RE: [amsat-bb] No code
> >Date: Wed, 27 Oct 1999 22:05:27 -0000
> >
> >My basic premise is "Those who can, Do.  Those who cannot, 
> gripe. (B-T-H)."
> >A hammer is far older than Morse code, but you couldn't find 
> a toolbox
> >without a hammer.  If you don't like Morse code, don't learn 
> it.  Nobody
> >is forcing you to.  There is plenty enough for the no-coders 
> to do without
> >touching the code.  Just don't ask for a dumbing down of the 
> rest of the
> >world to match your choices.  On the + side, most of the no-coders I
> >know have since made the grade, passed the code, and now wonder what
> >the big deal was really all about.  They all admit that once 
> they decided
> >to just do it, no problem.  The problem starts when the lazy/stubborn
> >folks want that free lunch.  Geez people, how hard can it be???
> >
> >
> >
> >Vy73,  Mike.   KD9KC    MARS: AAV6EV
> >kd9kc@elp.rr.com  -  kd9kc@amsat.org
> >Home page: http://www.qsl.net/kd9kc/
> >The farthest WEST ham in West Texas.
> >
> >El Paso, where we have two seasons;
> >Summer, and Christmas.
> >
> >
> > > -----Original Message-----
> > > From: owner-AMSAT-BB@AMSAT.Org [mailto:owner-AMSAT-BB@AMSAT.Org]On
> > > Behalf Of Anthony J. Testa
> > > Sent: Thursday, October 28, 1999 3:18 AM
> > > To: K3ROJAL@aol.com
> > > Cc: amsat-bb@AMSAT.Org
> > > Subject: Re: [amsat-bb] No code
> > >
> > >
> > > It is a known fact that learning the Morse code increases
> > > a persons mental reflexes in other areas, especially music.
> > > I say, make
> > > it a
> > > requirement for all amateurs to at least be able to send and
> > > receive 13
> > > WPM.
> > >
> > >
> > >
> > > Amen... I agree with this position, I am an educator and a
> > > licensed ham
> > > for nearly ten years. It amazes me the minority of hams who
> > > want what the
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