Ham Club Tips: How to Ruin Your Hamfest

How to Ruin Your Hamfest (swapmeet)

    1. Find someone that is completely unfamiliar with your state AND cannot read a map.  Then put him in charge of hamfest “talk-in”.  Your club can earn bonus points if this person drinks an entire fifth of whiskey before the doors open.
    2. If you unfortunately find that the only volunteer to run “talk-in” can actually read a map it is permissible to use this volunteer.  He must, however, be provided with maps that use names for all roads which do not match roadsigns.  For example, the hamfest is on U.S. Highway 441 and all intersection signs show 441, the “talk-in” volunteer shall only refer to this as “Range Line Road”.  The words “four fourty one” must never be uttered.

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Survey Highlights Cell Phone Safety Gap: Two-Thirds Think 9-1-1 Can Find Them Indoors, but Carriers Fight Location Requirements

Large Majority Support FCC Rule Requiring Carriers to Provide Accurate Indoor Locations, Want Rule Enforced in <2 Years; Nearly Two-Thirds Would Consider Switching Cell Carriers for Better 9-1-1 Location Accuracy

WASHINGTON, Aug. 26, 2014 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ —

A new survey of more than 1,000 consumers found a dramatic gap between the limited location requirements for cell phone carriers and broad public expectations that wireless callers can be found by emergency responders if they dial 9-1-1 in an emergency. 

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News Bureau Dedicated to Covering Electronic Surveillance Technology for Law Enforcement, Government and the Military

WASHINGTON, July 15, 2014 /PRNewswire/ — Insider Surveillance launched today providing in-depth reporting, analysis and reviews on the key players, technologies, trends and issues surrounding one of the world’s most controversial and mysterious markets: the electronic surveillance industry.

Available to subscribers at www.insidersurveillance.com, the publication targets audiences that include providers of electronic surveillance technologies, communications companies that purchase solutions for legal compliance, and governments and law enforcement agencies that use these solutions to detect, investigate and capture criminals and terrorists.

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