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  • W Jeffrey
    I put some material together for my troop a couple years ago to help them with the radio merit badge. It s now on the web at www.qsl.net/aa6j/radiomb . If this
    Message 1 of 39 , Mar 14, 2000
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      I put some material together for my troop a couple years ago to help them
      with the radio merit badge. It's now on the web at www.qsl.net/aa6j/radiomb
      . If this is useful you're welcome to use it; if it's not, please let me
      know how to improve it.

      YIS & 73,
      Bill Jeffrey AA6J
      ASM Troop 651
      San Marcos, CA

      -----Original Message-----
      From: Alan Stumpf <aws69@...>
      To: scoutradio@onelist.com <scoutradio@onelist.com>
      Date: Monday, March 13, 2000 5:39 PM
      Subject: [scoutradio] Questions


      >From: "Alan Stumpf" <aws69@...>
      >
      >Does anyone know of any good JOTA web sites. I am trying to make a one stop
      >JOTA Ideas site. E-mail site URLs and suggustions to KB3DHC@... .
      >Thanks.
    • mcarter
      thank you well spoke way to many things change without much thought on why they are like they are without regard to conciseness of the change Myron Carter,
      Message 39 of 39 , Mar 8
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        thank you
        well spoke
        way to many things change without much thought on why they are like they are
        without regard to conciseness of the change
        Myron Carter, KØJR
        myroncarterjr@...

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        On Sun, 3/8/15, k2gw@... [ScoutRadio] <ScoutRadio@yahoogroups.com> wrote:

        Subject: [ScoutRadio] Re: Radio Merit Badge
        To: ScoutRadio@yahoogroups.com
        Date: Sunday, March 8, 2015, 11:12 AM


         









        Just to correct some misunderstandings here,
        while Q signals are not used much on VHF or FM
        communications, and especially in VHF/UHF FM ICS based
        communications, they are still extensively used on Amateur
        HF, both on CW and in the Phone and Digital modes.

        While they had their origins
        in commercial Marine Radiotelegraph, they serve an
        additional purpose besides reducing the number of characters
        needed to be sent.  They also facilitate communications
        between persons who speak different languages.
        To prove my point, quick, how do you say
        "I acknowledge your message" in Serbo-Croatian? 
        I have no idea either, but both a Serbian Ham and I
        would both understand "QSL".

        Thus they are not going away and are included
        in Radio Merit Badge as a common amateur practice.

        73
        Gary Wilson, K2GW










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