[amsat-bb] Re: Vanishing Hams

Tony Langdon vk3jed at gmail.com
Thu Jul 17 17:05:30 PDT 2008

At 09:39 AM 7/18/2008, Alex Perez wrote:

>Which will only compound the problem, when they die in the
>statistically-likely 25-30 years.
>You're not thinking long-term.

Not if it's an ongoing campaign, there will be more to replace them 
over the years.

>Any serious outdoorsman can benefit from an HT the size of a pack of
>cigarettes. I take mine with me every time I set foot on a daylong
>hike. They're also potentially very useful for people who might do
>extremish things such as sea-kayaking, mountain climbing, etc.

That's for sure, providing there is reasonable coverage, which is 
certainly often not the case here.

73 de VK3JED

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