[amsat-bb] Re: you guys look bad

Jim Danehy jdanehy at cinci.rr.com
Thu May 29 19:37:00 PDT 2008


I am going to be 70 years old in 6 weeks. I am a lawyer who just retired. I 
have had a pretty good dose of human nature in my life time. I have been 
around on the air for 55 years too. What do I want ?

I remember some PR that IBM had decades ago. THIMK

73  Jim W9VNE
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Stephan Andre'" <andres at msu.edu>
To: <amsat-bb at amsat.org>
Sent: Thursday, May 29, 2008 6:12 PM
Subject: [amsat-bb] Re: you guys look bad

> On Thursday 29 May 2008 17:31:55 Jim Danehy wrote:
>> I joined the AMSAT BB about a week ago. I was looking for some technical
>> assistance . . .  I normally do not subscribe to "reflectors" ( bulletin
>> boards). . . . I now have a reminder why I refrain from doing that.
>> I have been able to get some excellent ideas about what I am trying to do
>> personally with my station. Thanks to those who have written me.
>> A little more of the belly aching and I will pull the darn plug . . .  I
>> wonder if there is this  type of complaining on EME associated bulletin
>> boards ?
>> Jim W9VNE
> Jim,  Most of the lists I'm on reflect that wide variety of human 
> attributes,
> including such as great helpers and constant whiners.  It's what you get
> when dealing with a clump of humans.  Yes, there is squabbling at times
> on EME mailing lists.  The biggest contention there, as far as I can tell 
> is
> the idea of whether digital modes like WSJT is a good idea, if its 
> compatible
> in contests with other modes, etc.
> Just like all the other lists I'm on, there are folks who disagree.  You
> don't want lists that are all sweetness, do you?
> --STeve Andre'
> wb8wsf  en82
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