Dealing With QRM'ers, The St. Louis Way

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  1. KB4QAA

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    -From QST of March 1920-

    St. Louis, Missouri hams had spent the winter helping each other improve their spark stations in order to reduce mutual interference. Some hams were less than cooperative...

    "... We still have a few outlaws, as they paid Bill Wood a visit one night last weekend and cut down his aerial, also stamping out in the snow a skull and crossbones.
    Bennie 9KV (ex-9VP)."
    Last edited: Dec 5, 2018
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  2. N0TZU

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    A simpler, but more brutal era!
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  3. KP4SX

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    The skull and crossbones were a nice touch :p
  4. W2AI

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    Criminal mischief at hand.
  5. KT1F

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    More interestingly: When did Americans change from "aerial" to "antenna"?
  6. KP4SX

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    When did they change from "spark" to "spark gap"? When did they change from "hams" to "HAMS"?
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  7. KD8DEY

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    Why ask Why?
    Try Bud Dry
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  8. ND6M

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    Perhaps they were Amateur Pirates
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  9. W3WN

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    The left fielder is talking to himself?
  10. KP4SX

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    This must have been before the Wouff Hong was introduced.
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