[rescue] Computerfests (was: first real server hardware)
William G. Gruesbeck
bgruesbeck at daysys.com
Sat Apr 17 04:36:49 CDT 2004
Dan Duncan wrote:
>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!
Last year most of the parents and little kids were using the unlicensed
FRS and GPRS Wal-mart bought walkie talkie like things. If you do end up
using them, make sure to use a tone or some kind of squelch, otherwise
you'll only hear crying kids and stupid teenagers cussing on them.
William G. Gruesbeck Jr.
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