GB> ARRL is a 'MUST GET BETTER'
Peter A Markavage
pmarkavage at JUNO.COM
Sun Mar 6 20:23:48 EST 2005
Go here and find out all the issues the Directors and the various
committees talk about and or vote, throw on or off the table, etc.
currently, and in the past:
Go here for all the latest ARRL Bulletins:
or for the weekly ARRL Letter:
What you read in QRZ forums generally winds up being a very twisted view
of any kind of ARRL action, proposal, etc.
On Sun, 6 Mar 2005 19:52:02 -0500 Brian Carling <bcarling at CFL.RR.COM>
> This is a puzzling answer.
> Skip doesn't have "followers." Not as far as I know.
> Who are they anyway? Can you tell us that way we can go to them.
> I will go to anyone who will do more to combat the menace of
> unattended robots, even ARRL Officials.
> I am happy to report that I got a VERY positive reply from Jim
> Haynie about this earlier today, and I found out that there are
> some moves afoot for some better HF band plans that will help
> reduce or eliminate the present mess with the Pactor Robots.
> If that is the case, I might as well re-join ARRL.
> All I ask for is a little common sense instead of the present
> mess, and the frequent absurd proposals to elimintae AM, to
> eliminate home-brewing or to add high speed digital modes that
> are 20 kHz wide (yes) on our HF bands.
> Pete, I looked at your suggested web page:
> Thank you for bringing this to my attention.
> It is vague enough that I have no idea of the details of what they
> are talking about, but it could be very good.
> It could be also that if nothing else we should be glad that they
> are at last TALKING about the problem of the unattended Pactor
> robots on HF>
> Again, I appreciate this. It is hard to keep up with all that is
> happening, and I know Jim Haynie is hopeful about working these
> things out.
> I am sure that he and the ARRL Officers & Directors must be
> under enormous pressure from all kinds of different interests
> within our fraternity.
> I am glad that the ARRL has plenty of good folks who share my
> desire to
> make things better, so that I don't have to vote with my feet.
> I am sure many others feel the same way about these concerns.
> All the best - Brian, AF4K
> On 6 Mar 2005 at 14:25, Peter A Markavage wrote:
> > You might want to read this from the ARRL:
> > Pursuant to due notice, the Executive Committee of the American
> > Relay League, Inc., met by telephone conference at 8:10 PM
> > January 17, 2005, for the purpose of discussing the Committee's
> > recommendations to the Board with regard to the draft bandwidth
> > petition. See:
> > Even though you may not want to support the ARRL, the League will
> > continue to support the entire Amateur Radio Service.
> > If you run into a BPL issue, or some other nasty Amateur Radio
> > in your area going forward, maybe you should take it to Skip
> > KH6TY, or one of his followers. > > Pete, wa2cwa > > > > On Sun,
> > Mar 2005 04:55:27 -0500 "Brian Carling" > <bcarling at cfl.rr.com> >
> > writes: > > Guys - I have just received two solicitations in the
> > mail > > from ARRL to renew my membership. > > > > I could easily
> > afford it... > > In fact I have been an ARRL member since 1975...
> > >
> > Here is why I will NOT be renewing after THIRTY YEARS: > > > > In
> > opinion the ARRL leadership team has been selling > > us down the
> > river and refusing to listen to good reason. > > MANY radio
> > have contacted our officers and > > representatives on this issue
> > to be met with a stone > > wall. > > > > I am so very sorry to
> have to
> > give up on the organization that > > I have loved and believed in
> > over 30 years. > > > > They had their chance, but they ignored
> > advice. > > They refused to even discuss it in most cases. > > >
> > Here is my explanation: > > http://www.af4k.com/Ham/dissent.htm
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