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WTF is the point of amatuer radio?

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This is a serious question. I tried google and it didnt really answer the question. Do these people consider it fun? Do they just wanna be cool and have the words "HAM RADIO" on their license plate? Do you meet bitches on there like myspace?

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at times yes you can meet chicks..

 

most often then not its alot like being on 12oz.. or aim,yahoo chat

 

i didnt get much into it though...

 

hey fool send me your myspace address

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"what's your 20??"

 

i knew kids that were doing this when they were 16 and they were talking to guys in their

40's.

 

yeah, it's pretty lame. but if that's your thing, knock yourself out!

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Amateur radio probably is a secret cult, and if you've seen the fuckers that sport that shit you'd agree...

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Amateur radio probably is a secret cult, and if you've seen the fuckers that sport that shit you'd agree...

 

 

 

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i think it's neat, but only because i like antennas.

 

 

as we all know, with a big antenna, you can leech internet from people

3 blocks away.

 

/stealin ur pornz

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I grew up on that stuff... it was alot cooler before the internet showed up...

 

me too.

 

160 meter AM broadcasts are where it's at.

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I can remember my mom being real into this shit when I was younger...me and my brother used to constantly talk shit to people on it when she wasn't around, good times.

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my dad did the amateur radio thing for a couple of years. had the whole set up going, huge antenna and all. i never really figured out why the fuck he did it. he would just contact various people around the country, they would exchange call signs and that would be that. from what i remember the process of getting into it was really interesting but once it was all set up and figured out it got kind of boring. needless to say the ham radio stuff just kind of disappeared one day.

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my grandpa used to be into it when i was a teenager i can remember. i never knew too much about it other than that when shit fucked up i was the one on the roof fucking with the antenna(sp?)

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I think I might get into this.

I am a pretty big creep.

 

Last night my ex said that if I got my shit together, I could probably buy a tv one day.

I don't want a tv.

Television isn't going to get me laid.

Dude.

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ham radio is the elderly peoples version of channel zero...

 

seriously...i used to pick up their conversations on my scanner.....most boring shit ever...theyd usually be talking about fishing.

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ham radio is the elderly peoples version of channel zero...

 

seriously...i used to pick up their conversations on my scanner.....most boring shit ever...theyd usually be talking about fishing.

 

This is pretty much it.

 

My next door neighbor is into it he's in his 70's. We talked about it one time. Basically he meets up with other ham radio operators every now and again and they talk about the places they've reached and messages they've intercepted. He told me once he got a SOS from a shipping freighter near India.

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^^i would pick up random conversations on ham radio while trying to pick up cordless phone conversations on the people in my neighborhood...

 

they both run on low frequency, so it was easy to pick up either/or....

 

this reminds me...i need to find my scanner...i used to pick up all the police frequencies and listen to all the shit going down in my town...

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this reminds me...i need to find my scanner...i used to pick up all the police frequencies and listen to all the shit going down in my town...

 

 

unfortunately, most systems in larger cities have moved to trunked 800mhz or digital systems (which will require a newer scanner). a number of communities are using encryption, in addition to the digital these days, making it pretty much impossible to monitor.

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ham radio is the elderly peoples version of channel zero...

 

seriously...i used to pick up their conversations on my scanner.....most boring shit ever...theyd usually be talking about fishing.

 

Pretty much.My parents have a story.

 

I was young'n and my folks were driving down alligator alley in their bronco. There were a few people going back and forth on the CB. Everyone has a handle like they do on here "ie: Spitfire, Mar, Caligula, etc." So these peoples names were "Crankbait" "Jitterbug" and some other fishing lure. The conversation basically centered around some womans "..trip down to THE walmart to get a bite to eat."

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unfortunately, most systems in larger cities have moved to trunked 800mhz or digital systems (which will require a newer scanner). a number of communities are using encryption, in addition to the digital these days, making it pretty much impossible to monitor.

 

 

yeah....my scanner is a trunking scanner...you can program it to pick up police frequencies...its similar to the scanners all the news stations use to pick up police channels to be the first on the scene to report the news.

 

but i mostly used it to listen to peoples phone conversations when i was bored....

 

i picked up a baby monitor frequency once and listened to a father get home from work and talk baby talk (goo goo gaa gaa) to his newborn....shit was funny.

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when I was a teenager, I had a caddy w/ a CB in it.

 

we'd get drunk and talk shit to people. Old ladies would hit on us, we'd freestyle, and listen to truckers call us jungle bunnies.

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