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MaryAnn Cornett
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A group for those who are interested in Amateur (Ham) Radio.

MaryAnn Cornett
From the good news/bad news file: Effective, April 19th the FCC will drop the GMRS licensing application fee from $70 to $35. That's the good news. The bad news is that effective April 19th, the FC... View More
MaryAnn Cornett
Anybody going to participate in the CQ World Wide WPX contest this weekend? https://cqwpx.com/
MaryAnn Cornett
All right. I'm a purist. I admit it. I'm one of those obnoxious people who becomes annoyed when a ham signs off with "best regardses." The complaint goes something like this: "73" means best regar... View More
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Rick Norton
I teach a "Practical Workshop" intended for new hams, explaining things that the Technician Exam does not cover including terms like "offset", "step", and explaining tone/PL. I have one whole slide specifically about "73" and it includes "best regardses." Like minds?
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November 17, 2021
MaryAnn Cornett
? Way cool. It seems to me that they've made it so easy to get licensed these days, and yet few of the new licensees have any clue about what it is to be a ham. It's a shame because amateur radio has such a rich tradition. Kudos to you for "standing in the gap."
December 14, 2021
MaryAnn Cornett
CQ CQ CQ de NS7X - Anyone around?
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Rick Norton
NS7X de WM6M. Copy 5-9 in Soutern California.
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November 17, 2021
MaryAnn Cornett
Like many, many people, I've always been fascinated with the sinking of the Titanic. And, being as how I'm a ham, I have a special interest in the Titanic radio and its last transmission. Here is a l... View More
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