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Re: Re: ARES and Satellites



The problem with that idea is that THEY DON'T WANT TO BE HAMS, THEY JUST
WANT
FREE TALKING. 

On Thu, 7 Aug 2003 23:40:52 -0400 (EDT) Bob Bruninga <bruninga@usna.edu>
writes:
> > > Cell phones will probably be much more useful than the ubiquitous 
> HT's in
> > any emergency...
> 
> I say again, HAM radio should capatilize on the NEXTEL ads that are
> pushing their "nationwide" Walike_talkie Feature.  Duh... we have 
> had
> HT's for 30+ years and now with IRLP and ECHOLINK we have WORLD wide
> walkie-talkie feature and it is FREE!
> 
> Tell them to come join HAM radio!
> 
> de Wb4APR
> 
>

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