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  1. #21
    Join Date
    Oct 2004


    Quote Originally Posted by KC0VNY View Post

    Back to my original statement, traditionally radio amateurs are early adopters of technology. With this we embrace and challenge the status quo of what can and can't be done with what we have. We also practice and get familiar with many means of communication because "when all else fails...amateur radio." Thoughts appreciated.

    We are Hams.... Resistance is futile.... Your technology will be assimilated.

    73 de Charles - KC8VWM
    North American QRP CW Club #3159, SKCC# 5752

  2. #22
    Join Date
    Jun 2011


    Quote Originally Posted by KC0VNY View Post
    Serial ports came about in the late 1980s.
    Not even close.

    Quote Originally Posted by MI0OIM View Post
    i've owned a 1974 Yaesu FT101B for nearly 3 months.

    it is my main radio

    does that make me an early adopter?
    This was my first reaction when reading the title of this thread. I'd say that some of us might be early adopters, but that is far outweighed by those of us who continue to use things long, long after their market obsolescence.
    73,CBM DOS V2,00,00

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