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Yards On The Air

Discussion in 'General Announcements' started by W2UIS, Dec 27, 2021.

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  1. K5SLO

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    I worked a Wal Mart Parking Lots OTA the other night.
    Corpus Christi TX

    for realz
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  2. AG6QR

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    Ha! I see what you did there!
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  3. VE3CGA

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    how about SPOTA! Swimmin pools on the air
    Quite often on a nice summer day, I am in the pool on an air matress with the laptop in one hand and a drink in the other
    workin remote :D:D
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  4. KD2HAM

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    The only problem I see with this idea is that YOTA is already used for Youth On The Air (many of which I have made contacts with). I would try to change your acronym.
  5. N3PM

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    Hey, you could have a yo-yo ta.
    Or a bring one get on the air. Only in NJ, though.
    Mike N3PM
  6. KB1FGC

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    I looked some synonyms and got these:
    • courtyard
    • grass
    • lawn

    • The only one that I thought was OK is COTA for courtyard. or maybe Clearing.The latter maybe a bit corny I don't know.
    Another one could be LOTA for a lot
    Just my 2 cents-hihi.
  7. WD4IGX

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    LOTA - Lawns On The Air?

    LOMOAHOTA - Lazy OMs Outside At Home On The Air? :D

    I like the idea too - will do it when spring weather allows. Way too darn cold now!
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  8. N9LCD

    N9LCD Ham Member

    I worked "Metra Mobile" on the Milwaukee District West Line using my FT-60.

    Got into one of the local repeaters on 2 meters -- from the lower deck of a double-decker commuter car.

    Had a window seat. But still amazed to get out through all that steel!
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  9. N3IOE

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    How about if you open the window in your house and just stick your head out. Under the rules is that operating in the yard?
  10. N3EG

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    I've done Lawns On The Air in the late 1970s from my front lawn in Philadelphia. It was a Field Day. Dipole in a dogwood tree. Now the old tree is held up with guy wires.

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