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FT8 "IS" the death of Amateur Radio

Discussion in 'Ham Radio Discussions' started by VK4HAT, Dec 2, 2018.

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  1. VK4HAT

    VK4HAT Ham Member QRZ Page

    So i got to thinking right. You know, since FT8 came out the sun spot numbers have been dropping, there has been very little proper-gators, people have been arguing and fighting about stupid things like is rag chewing still relevant in this post apocalyptic FT8 universe we live in.

    And so today I tried to do some FT8 on 20m and had to give up because its now the hottest day on record since yesterdays hottest day on record and I did FT8 yesterday also and i think i am causing global warming from doing FT8

    Coincidence? I think not. FT8 is the root of all evil and is not only going to be the death of us, it will also be the death of our sun, the planet and the universe and everything. Not the lizardmen, not contrails, not the Illuminati not even us falling off the edge of a flat earth from continental drift. No, the root cause all these things and more is FT8.

    And its all contained in the headlines of newspapers if only you can decipher the code in my research pictured below.

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  2. W2AAT

    W2AAT XML Subscriber QRZ Page

    You a Princeton man too?
  3. AA5CT

    AA5CT Ham Member QRZ Page

    re: "You know, since FT8 came out the sun spot numbers have been dropping,"

    I can see the next headline now already: "FT8 driving sunspot numbers LOWER"
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  4. G3ZPF

    G3ZPF Subscriber QRZ Page

    FT8 first release being finalised November 2016
    Donald Trump elected November 2016

    ....just sayin :)
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  5. AA5CT

    AA5CT Ham Member QRZ Page

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  6. VK4HAT

    VK4HAT Ham Member QRZ Page

    Lol i thought about going there in my mangnum opus, but resisted the temptation, this is the wrong audience for that kind of humor.
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  7. WQ4G

    WQ4G Ham Member QRZ Page

    You know that will get you into trouble....

    I try to stay OUT of trouble as much as possible.

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  8. KB4MNG

    KB4MNG Ham Member QRZ Page

    no coders are killing ham radio
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  9. KK5JY

    KK5JY Ham Member QRZ Page

    Why am I not surprised to discover that you are a "company" man...? :eek: ;)
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  10. KK4YWN

    KK4YWN Ham Member QRZ Page

    I hate ft8 now.
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