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#165828 - 07/06/07 03:03 AM OT: How many Radio Hams do we have here?
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Yeah, it's another OT thread.
Les (LK) and Marc (frenchelectrician) and myself are all radio hams, we were talking about this the other night in the ECN Chatrooms.
How many of you guys have a Amateur Operators licence, no matter what country you come from?
A lot of Electricians seem to be drawn towards radio, not sure why that is, but I got my start in electricity from a crystal set and a huge long-wire antenna.
To start the ball rolling, Mike ZL3TPQ.
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#165845 - 07/06/07 09:02 AM Re: OT: How many Radio Hams do we have here? [Re: Trumpy]
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I'm a ham
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#165847 - 07/06/07 10:15 AM Re: OT: How many Radio Hams do we have here? [Re: Trumpy]
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WB20MS Les, Central New Jersey

Yes, indeed Mike, many electricians seem to be drawn towards radio, I am also not sure why that is. I got my start in amature radio, early on, built most of my rigs, I still operate CW on 40 and every once in a while 17 and 20.

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#165849 - 07/06/07 10:54 AM Re: OT: How many Radio Hams do we have here? [Re: LK]
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#165850 - 07/06/07 10:54 AM Re: OT: How many Radio Hams do we have here? [Re: LK]
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KC2IGP, Jim, Central Jersey

I haven't been on in a while but I still have the mobile installed in my truck.

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#165854 - 07/06/07 11:41 AM Re: OT: How many Radio Hams do we have here? [Re: JCooper]
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I don't suppose a Childrens Band license counts ;\)

You know I have to be old to even have one of those.
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#165857 - 07/06/07 12:12 PM Re: OT: How many Radio Hams do we have here? [Re: gfretwell]
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#165878 - 07/06/07 07:44 PM Re: OT: How many Radio Hams do we have here? [Re: gideonr]
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#165879 - 07/06/07 07:45 PM Re: OT: How many Radio Hams do we have here? [Re: LoneGunman]
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I dont have on yet but will be on very soon as i get renew my permits and get my ham radio going again and will post my call sign here

Merci , Marc
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#165880 - 07/06/07 08:09 PM Re: OT: How many Radio Hams do we have here? [Re: frenchelectrican]
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