[amsat-bb] Re: Recorder battery died - anyone have a recording? 2/5/2011

wa4hfn@comcast.net wa4hfn at comcast.net
Mon Feb 7 17:01:35 PST 2011

You can thank the ARRL for all the contest and awards chasing. They have done as much bad for the hobby as they have the good things
thats my 2 cents worth and PLEASE NO RE comments 
----- Original Message -----
From: "Gordon JC Pearce" <gordonjcp at gjcp.net>
To: amsat-bb at amsat.org
Sent: Monday, February 7, 2011 3:39:50 PM
Subject: [amsat-bb] Re: Recorder battery died - anyone have a recording? 2/5/2011

On Mon, 2011-02-07 at 13:59 -0700, Jim Adams wrote:
> I do not understand the tone of some of the comments on this simple
> question. Banned from awards for life? Seriously? It's a HOBBY. I think some
> people take this stuff way too seriously.

This entire thread has been a great example of exactly what is wrong
with not just the amsat community, but the hobby in general.

Get back to talking to people and playing with technology.  Every time
you bring a competitive element into something, it all just goes to
hell.  Stop the dick-size contest, and start playing with radios.

Gordon MM0YEQ

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