[DX-CHAT] I just have to say this....

2006-12-27 Thread Charles Harpole
Please forgive me, but I just have to send this. I started ham radio at age thirteen, the time when young people are seeking simultaneously two opposing goals—adult independence versus group belonging and bonding. Ironically for a medium devoted to communication, ham radio blends these

[DX-CHAT] I just have to say this....

2006-12-27 Thread Charles Harpole
Please forgive me, but I just have to send this. I started ham radio at age thirteen, the time when young people are seeking simultaneously two opposing goals—adult independence versus group belonging and bonding. Ironically for a medium devoted to communication, ham radio blends these

[DX-CHAT] I just have to say this....

2006-12-27 Thread Charles Harpole
Please forgive me, but I just have to send this. I started ham radio at age thirteen, the time when young people are seeking simultaneously two opposing goals—adult independence versus group belonging and bonding. Ironically for a medium devoted to communication, ham radio blends these

[DX-CHAT] I just have to say this....

2006-12-27 Thread Charles Harpole
Please forgive me, but I just have to send this. I started ham radio at age thirteen, the time when young people are seeking simultaneously two opposing goals—adult independence versus group belonging and bonding. Ironically for a medium devoted to communication, ham radio blends these

[DX-CHAT] I just have to say this....

2006-12-27 Thread Charles Harpole
Please forgive me, but I just have to send this. I started ham radio at age thirteen, the time when young people are seeking simultaneously two opposing goals—adult independence versus group belonging and bonding. Ironically for a medium devoted to communication, ham radio blends these

[DX-CHAT] I just have to say this....

2006-12-27 Thread Charles Harpole
Please forgive me, but I just have to send this. I started ham radio at age thirteen, the time when young people are seeking simultaneously two opposing goals—adult independence versus group belonging and bonding. Ironically for a medium devoted to communication, ham radio blends these

[DX-CHAT] I just have to say this....

2006-12-27 Thread Charles Harpole
Please forgive me, but I just have to send this. I started ham radio at age thirteen, the time when young people are seeking simultaneously two opposing goals—adult independence versus group belonging and bonding. Ironically for a medium devoted to communication, ham radio blends these

Re: [DX-CHAT] I just have to say this....

2006-12-27 Thread Dan Zimmerman N3OX
It appears that there is just no way to pass on to today's teenagers the wonder of radio, There's no opportunity. I would imagine that ham radio was much bigger in the general public conciousness in 1956. I just stumbled upon ham radio in 1995 at 15 years old as a result of thorough geekery