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Re: Re: Using Professional Titles on Amsat-bb



I can't believe this is the only thing to talk about. Let's get on with Ham radio.
Let this link die.....PLEASE!!!

"Dr. Jim Akers" wrote:

> James,
>
> Seems like to me you don't have enough to do.
>
> FYI, my ISP is through the University and specifically through the
> Electrical and Computer Engineering Department.  The tag line is
> required by the department and is placed on there by the System
> Administrator.  I have no intentions of getting it changed every time I
> decide to send an email outside the University channels. Besides that, I
> spent a _lot_of years of hard work getting that title.  I'm kind of proud
> of it.
>
> You know you should contact Stacey about that bad case of colic.  He could
> possibly help you with it;-)
>
> Dr. Jim Akers
> Dept. of Electrical
> and Computer Engineering
> Miss. State Univ.
>
> PS:Stacey, although I already done this in private, let me do it on the
> bb.  Thank you very much for all your hard work and efforts.  I know it
> has been a hectic time for you.  Look forward to seeing you at the
> symposium next year in Atlanta.
>
> 73....Jim...W5VZF
>
> On Sun, 26 Nov 2000, James R.La Frieda wrote:
>
> > Have a question for all of you:  Do you call CQ or answer a call using your
> > professional titles ?
> >
> > Certainly- you don't call CQ or reply to a call by saying-Hi - this is
> > ......... M.D, or .......... Ph.D, or
> > Dr.  ........, or .............. Not a Ph.D  !
> >
> > Bottomline: There is a place for using professional titles- and Ham Radio is
> > not one of them. A long time ago- I called CQ on 20m and received a reply
> > from a ham in Scottsdale, Arizona , who said : Hi- My name is Barry.  Note-
> > he did not say- this is Senator Barry Goldwater !  Nor - did I say : hi -
> > this is Dr. ........
> >
> > Hope you got the message !  Professional titles have their place - at work
> > or where you hang your shingle and they shouldn't be used on the air or on a
> > ham-radio message Board. Your name and your call - are the only things that
> > should be used.
> >
> > All the Best,
> > Jim,  N6MV
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >
> >
>
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