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Re: [Echolink-Open-List] 9-11 Net

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  • kf4vgx
    You Sir and others like you are infact the the voice that needs to be heard ! 73 John kf4vgx In ECHOLINKHAMS@yahoogroups.com, mdelink ... has
    Message 1 of 8 , Mar 6, 2004
      You Sir and others like you are infact the the voice that needs to
      be heard !

      73 John kf4vgx


      In ECHOLINKHAMS@yahoogroups.com, "mdelink" <mdelink@y...>
      wrote:
      > I would just like to say I am looking forward to the net. I have
      > been deployed 24 out of the last 28 months since September and
      > wasn't able to make the first two. I was at the Pentagon on Sept
      > 12th 2001 and from there sent to Iraq in 2003. So I will enjoy any
      > thing you work out. Keep up the good work
      > n3ypi
      >
      > --- In ECHOLINKHAMS@yahoogroups.com, brradioman <no_reply@y...>
      > wrote:
      > >
      > > I agree but if a bulletin goes out that after the guest speakers
      > > speak and start with checkin,And there anyone on that checkin
      has
      > > some thing to say he/she should be allowed to speak.I know with
      > over
      > > 1000 connected and in the 3 1/2 hrs it was impissible to get
      > > everyone on.I hope this september 11 net will be better and
      allow
      > > that.
      > >
      > > Bobby/N2BR
      > >
      > > --- In ECHOLINKHAMS@yahoogroups.com, "worldwidemd"
      > > <worldwidemd@y...> wrote:
      > > > Personally I feel Len and the net control operators did the
      best
      > > > they could with the time allowed. After the event myself and
      > other
      > > > net controls ops all agreed this years event should be an all
      > day
      > > > event so that people wishing to speak could. Considering the
      > > amount
      > > > off people that this net has brought together. Are biggest
      > > challenge
      > > > to the net was getting all the callsign's called off that had
      > > > checked into the either as a checkin on echolink,eqso via the
      > 911
      > > > web page, or e-mail. I dont understand how or why anyone would
      > > want
      > > > to find fault in such an outstanding success since this
      tragedy
      > > > occured. As a sub netcontrol of the net for the last 2 years
      > along
      > > > with bobby/N2br. I agree changes needed to be made but when
      you
      > > look
      > > > at the numbers and time frame in which we had, we did the best
      > we
      > > > could. If anyone had better structuring idea's of the net they
      > > > should have said something way before. I think everyone that
      > > > participates in this years net will see major changes as
      > Len,N2len
      > > > has also stated personally that changes needed to be made to
      > allow
      > > > people throughout the world to speak and checkin verbaly via
      the
      > > > net. It has been an honor to participate in such a net and
      > > hopefully
      > > > look forward to helping in any way possible in the future.
      > > >
      > > >
      > > >
      > > >
      > > > --- In ECHOLINKHAMS@yahoogroups.com, brradioman
      <no_reply@y...>
      > > > wrote:
      > > > >
      > > > > Well i was told that anyone had some thing to say to let
      > > them,But
      > > > > night the net started on msn message from n2len was there
      was
      > no
      > > > > time and wanted to get the guest speakers on and just read
      off
      > > the
      > > > > call we seen on the servers.Wow what a change from plans
      been
      > > nice
      > > > > to let those that had some thing to say be heard.I gess the
      > > point
      > > > > now of days is some of use hams are to be only seen and not
      > > heard.
      > > > >
      > > > > Bobby/N2BR
      > > > >
      > > > >
      > > > > --- In ECHOLINKHAMS@yahoogroups.com, "kf4vgx" <kf4vgx@h...>
      > > wrote:
      > > > > > The locals here were greeted in disgust that the net
      > seemed
      > > > like
      > > > > a
      > > > > > one way
      > > > > > > broadcast rather than an interactive ham to ham two way
      > net.
      > > > > > > Seems like most nets have the appearance of being one
      way
      > > when
      > > > > > folks do not
      > > > > > > allow the links and repeaters to drop over the system.
      > > > > > > So as a result...my station probably will not
      participate
      > > this
      > > > > year
      > > > > > unless
      > > > > > > there is a bit of restructuring of the net done.
      > > > > > >
      > > > > > > If I want celebrities on my radio ...I'll go to work and
      > > > listen
      > > > > to
      > > > > > > Rush,Michael Savage,George Noorey and the like while I
      do
      > my
      > > > > daily
      > > > > > routine at the radio
      > > > > > > stations. If I want the ordinary "Joe/Sally Citizen"
      > without
      > > > the
      > > > > > > hype,glitter,egos and politics,then one should be able
      to
      > > turn
      > > > > on
      > > > > > your ham rig and get
      > > > > > > "Joe/Sally Citizen".
      > > > > > >
      > > > > > > Some folks need to be anchored down and brought to the
      > > > > realization
      > > > > > that this
      > > > > > > is a hobby,that it,thats all....just a hobby.
      > > > > > >
      > > > > > > Whatever happened to the well rounded ham? Remember
      those
      > > > basic
      > > > > > codes to
      > > > > > > being a good ham? Seems like some may have forgotten
      them.
      > > > > > >
      > > > > > >
      > > > > > > Bob
      > > > > > > ---------------KC4QLP Amateur Radio-----------------
      > > > > > > Skywarn monitor-AKQ-Wakefield Va
      > > > > > > www.qsl.net/kc4qlp
      > > > > > > Echolink node # 56703
      > > > > > > 145.250/R VHF,440.850/L UHF,29.550/RB VHF
      > > > > >
      > > > > >
      > > > > >
      > > > > > .......................................................
      > > > > >
      > > > > > Yes I do see the same issues here , it timed out the
      > repeater
      > > so
      > > > > much
      > > > > > here in Myrtle beach that the repeater itself failed a
      few
      > > > weeks
      > > > > > later. Not enough time between keys. The
      ordinary "Joe/Sally
      > > > > Citizen"
      > > > > > is the people that needed to be allowed to voice their
      > > > > opinions ,not
      > > > > > a (Broadcast )type Net each year .I sent Len and others a
      > > > request
      > > > > to
      > > > > > let the Net start that Morning with Check-ins and
      > > > conversations ,
      > > > > > then at 7:00 let the nets begin with guest speakers and
      > those
      > > > that
      > > > > > were actually there at ground zero. It sure would reserved
      > > more
      > > > > time
      > > > > > to the
      > > > > > "Joe/Sally Citizen". voice to be heard.
      > > > > >
      > > > > >
      > > > > > > If I want celebrities on my radio ...I'll go to work and
      > > > listen
      > > > > to
      > > > > > > Rush,Michael Savage,George Noorey and the like while I
      do
      > my
      > > > > daily
      > > > > > routine at the radio .
      > > > > >
      > > > > >
      > > > > > Yes it really saddens be to see these type's of hams that
      > > want
      > > > > all
      > > > > > the Glory . I suggest pass the ladle around each year to
      > > > > > others "Joe/Sally Citizen" .Let them experience the Hobby
      > > > > >
      > > > > >
      > > > > >
      > > > > > 73 to the Group
      > > > > >
      > > > > > John Kf4vgx Node 3702
      > > > > > M.B.S.C
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