[rescue] Computerfests (was: first real server hardware)

Sheldon T. Hall shel at cmhcsys.com
Fri Apr 16 17:35:38 CDT 2004

Dan Duncan argues ...
> On Fri, 16 Apr 2004, Sheldon T. Hall wrote:
> > Hints for the first-time Hamfest/Computerfest attendee -
> >
> > Every person in your party must take a fully-charged cellphone.
> > It's real easy to get separated at a big fest.
> Piffle.  If it's a hamfest, take an HT.  Agree on a simplex
> freq beforehand and use tone or code squelch.  Cellphones
> at a hamfest!  For shame!  You might as well take CBs!

Well, I suppose I could take an HT ... but will my FCC Third Class
Radioman's License, circa 1970, allow me to use it?

Not to mention that a cellphone is handier for calling non-Hams and either
asking if they want a 1957 Foobar Excelsior for $5.00, or gloating that you
just bought one.


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