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

Clayton Coleman W5PFG kayakfishtx at gmail.com
Mon Oct 24 07:27:15 PDT 2011


I'm afraid you have used improper terminology and upset the demigods
of the satellite community.

Some relevant definitions from the Merriam-Webster Dictionary:
- Leisure (n): time free from work or duties
- Hobby (n): a pursuit outside one's regular occupation engaged in
especially for relaxation
- Amateur (n): one who engages in a pursuit, study, science, or sport
as a pastime rather than as a profession

This quote sums up my thoughts about this unfortunate series of email threads:

"We have met the enemy and they is us." - Pogo Cartoon, Walt Kelly


On Sun, Oct 23, 2011 at 3:33 PM, Kevin Deane <summit496 at live.com> wrote:
> As much as I enjoy the banter, animosity and sometimes really brilliant posts, I want to remind everyone that this is a HOBBY!
> Amateur Radio.
> Shut up and have fun, some of you take this WAY TO SERIOUSLY.
> Kevin
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