[amsat-bb] Re: This Is a HOBBY people

Michael Schulz mschulz at creative-chaos.com
Sun Oct 23 19:15:28 PDT 2011

On Oct 23, 2011, at 7:41 PM, Gregg Wonderly wrote:

> 97.1 Basis and purpose.-
> The rules and regulations in this Part are designed to provide an amateur radio service having a fundamental purpose as expressed in the following principles:
> [...]

> None of these items say "this is a hobby" nor do they allude to "just having fun."  I am not trying to say that its just serious in nature, but there is a considerable amount of personal responsibility and focused effort implied by the above points.  Think seriously about the phrase "This is a HOBBY people."  It's not "just" a hobby, although there are many things that you might do with Amateur Radio that don't focus on the above points.  The above points are the "reason" why the FCC

I don't think that's what Kevin meant. But sooner or later it had to happen on the Literalnet. Maybe some people should get outside a bit more and get a life.

73 Mike K5TRI

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