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Re: OLd things dies



I agree,

A real artiste painter will use a very simple hearted paint brusch for ever

73" de

i8CVS Domenico

----- Original Message -----
From: "Steve Raas" <sraas@optonline.net>
To: "Margaret Leber" <maggie@voicenet.com>; <amsat-bb@amsat.org>
Sent: Monday, February 26, 2007 3:25 PM
Subject: [amsat-bb] Re: OLd things dies


> I for one know that CW will live for ever. Any weak sig op knows this...
> just my 2 cents.
>
>
> -Steve Raas
> N2JDQ
> FN20vg
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Margaret Leber" <maggie@voicenet.com>
> To: <amsat-bb@amsat.org>
> Sent: Monday, February 26, 2007 08:53
> Subject: [amsat-bb] Re: OLd things dies
>
>
> > On 2/26/07, Luc Leblanc <lucleblanc6@videotron.ca> wrote:
> >> As of February 23, 2007, Our Old Friend "morse code" has now slipped
> >> into history as a requirement for a U.S. Amateur License.  The tones
and
> >> burps in the lower portions of the HF bands will become more and more
> >> silent as those that remember CW start to become silent keys
themselves.
> >>   "Silent Key" will go by the wayside as well.  As a longtime Extra, I
> >> can honestly say that getting up to speed was an excitement all its
own.
> >
> > Then CW enthusiasts need to work at conveying that excitement to
> > forthcoming generations of hams, now that the artificial "affirmative
> > action" preferences for the mode have been removed from the licensing
> > requirements in the US.
> >
> > If CW dies off in a world where the likes of Hellschriber are still
> > used, then something is very wrong indeed. If that happens, we can
> > reasonably conclude the licencing requirement kept CW on life support
> > long after it was brain-dead.
> >
> > But personally, I doubt that's the case...and I'm not alone in this:
> >
> > read: http://www.saffo.com/journal/entry.php?id=586
> >
> > --
> > 73 de Maggie K3XS
> > Editor, Phil-Mont Mobile Radio Club Blurb - http://www.phil-mont.org
> > Elecraft K2 #1641 -- AOPA 925383 -- ARRL 39280
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