[rescue] Odd SBUS cards - anyone want?

wa2egp at att.net wa2egp at att.net
Tue Apr 4 13:45:17 CDT 2006


> I just gave away 13 Ultra 2 systems.  One went to a college student in
> Canada who is studying computer science and couldn't afford a real
> computer.  The other 12 went to help get an ISP started in Louisiana,
> which will bring cheap (ie: break-even) Internet access to an
> impoverished and isolated rural parish.  I can assure you of three
> things:
>    1) Every one of those systems was a severe upgrade of what the user
>       had and could afford before (nothing).
>    2) Every one of those systems was appreciated.
>    3) Every one of those systems has a long useful life ahead of it.
> But, if you're only interested in the monetary value of things, yeah
> they're complete crap.  That doesn't change the degree to which it's
> inconsiderate to brag about stuffing the landfill with useful equipment
> on a list diametrically opposed to that concept.
> -- 
> Jonathan Patschke   )   "Let me hear you make decisions
> Elgin, TX          (     without your television."
> USA                 )        --Depeche Mode, "Stripped"

I agree 100% except for the "real computer" remark.  Shame on you! :)


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