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Marriage between two ham radio operators

Discussion in 'Ham Radio Discussions' started by KC8GRP, Oct 1, 2013.

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  1. KC8GRP

    KC8GRP Ham Member QRZ Page

    When two ham radio operators get married, both having a license before the wedding, would the preacher say, "I now pronounce you OM and XYL", rather than the usual "husband and wife"?
     
  2. WB5YIW

    WB5YIW Ham Member QRZ Page

    Well, depending on which state the happy couple is in, these days it could be OM and OM, or XYL and XYL. I guess political correctness could run rampant here too, requiring a gender and age neutral abbreviation of some sort.
     
  3. KC8GRP

    KC8GRP Ham Member QRZ Page

    Let's not go there. That was not the intent of this thread.
     
  4. WB4CS

    WB4CS Ham Member QRZ Page

    Welcome to QRZ. By the end of the day, the thread will be about politics and no-code extra class hams. ;)

    To answer your question, are you asking "can" they say that, or "would" they say that?

    Can: Of course. If that's what you want your wedding vows to be, then that's what will be said.
    Would: Probably not, unless they were asked to do so (see above "can"). I doubt the person officiating the marriage would know (or care) that both people are hams, unless it was mentioned.
     
  5. N0SYA

    N0SYA Ham Member QRZ Page

    The makeup dxing is worth the fighting.
     
  6. WB5YIW

    WB5YIW Ham Member QRZ Page

    My reply was intended to be humorous, but I forgot, this is QRZ. What was I thinking. Never fear, subscription to this thread will be deleted momentarily.
     
  7. KL7AJ

    KL7AJ Premium Subscriber QRZ Page

    I now pronounce you Anode and Cathode.
     
  8. N2ADV

    N2ADV Premium Subscriber QRZ Page

    Can't have that - someone is bound to get "offended"

    FWIW, I laughed.
     
  9. AB1QP

    AB1QP Premium Subscriber QRZ Page

    A index must be in double figures again.
     
  10. K7RQ

    K7RQ Subscriber QRZ Page

     
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