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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?

Oh, yes Dan, a lot of us do, but we sure need an HEO to REALLY  get a 
lot of us out of the woodwork!!!





            73, Dave wb6llo@amsat.org
                    Disagree: I learn....

               Pulling for P3E... 


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