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Re: Ham Culture



Quoting from
http://mitpress.mit.edu/catalog/item/default.asp?ttype=2&tid=10967 

>"Hundreds of thousands of amateur radio operators.....
>built and operated two-way radios for recreation 
>in mid twentieth century America."

>"...many men adopted the technical hobby of ham radio from the 
>1930s through 1970s and how the pastime helped....."

>"Ham radio required... "
>"hobbyists developed... "
>"Outsiders viewed... "
>"employers recruited... "
>"electronics manufacturers catered to... "

Why is everything written in the past tense? Is the whole book written that
way? Doesn't anybody do ham radio now, in the 21st century?

Any mention of ham satellites in the book?

Dan Schultz N8FGV



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