[amsat-bb] Re: CA Ham Plates - Warning!

George Henry ka3hsw at att.net
Tue Jun 28 20:47:03 PDT 2011

Illinois has more specialized plates than any other state, so I'm surprised 
things like Clint's "trouble" don't happen much more often here...

George, KA3HSW

----- Original Message ----- 
From: "k6yk" <k6yk at juno.com>
To: <clintbradford at mac.com>
Cc: <amsat-bb at amsat.org>
Sent: Tuesday, June 28, 2011 1:23 PM
Subject: [amsat-bb] Re: CA Ham Plates - Warning!

> Hee Hee... !
> I love it..  It's not just ham plates but any of those
> personalized or "special" plates that cause confusion.
> I have run lots of plates that came back invalid, and by doing
> as you say, putting in spaces, or trying a different category of
> plate, etc. they will come back OK.
> Also, you might have commercial plates with ham call on them.
> Now, what do they do?  Run it as a "Auto", or "commercial" ?
> Try both!
> What usually brings the coppers on in force is when you run a plate
> and it comes back valid but to another car..  Definitely something
> strange
> going on there!
> Watch your back~!
> 73,
> John, K6YK

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