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Offline snazuolu

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« on: February 18, 2014, 02:13:01 PM »
any HAM's on here?? i've been a HAM for about 7 yrs now and i think its a great and useful hobby. although compared to 7 yrs ago, the prices of things have gone up. i t hink when the SHTF happens, HAM's will be a commodity.

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Re: HAM's
« Reply #1 on: February 18, 2014, 07:57:06 PM »
You're homeless and using the internet at the library- right?

How the **** are you a HAM radio operator?
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« Reply #2 on: February 18, 2014, 10:41:21 PM »
You're homeless and using the internet at the library- right?

How the **** are you a HAM radio operator?
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« Reply #3 on: February 18, 2014, 10:49:36 PM »
I gotta go with Big Dog on this.

Not too good at keeping his story straight, are he?

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« Reply #4 on: February 18, 2014, 10:52:37 PM »
Not too good at keeping his story straight, are he?
On this, I gotta go with Bad Dog !
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Re: HAM's
« Reply #5 on: February 19, 2014, 07:23:55 AM »
No bacons???  :???:
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« Reply #6 on: February 19, 2014, 07:43:02 AM »
No bacons???  :???:
Poop.
I gotta go with Skul on this.
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Re: HAM's
« Reply #7 on: February 19, 2014, 02:02:13 PM »
You're homeless and using the internet at the library- right?

How the **** are you a HAM radio operator?

i wasnt always homeless. i have an old radio shack 2 meter radio that i use now with AA batteries. they'll last you a good while if you dont talk too much. bigger problem i have is keeping it from corroding if batteries are kept in it for too long. about 8 months ago, i had a Yaesu HF rig (i'm an extra) and i sold that. i miss it. had a lot of fun at the field day events each year working some SSB and CW.

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« Reply #8 on: February 19, 2014, 02:09:53 PM »
i wasnt always homeless. i have an old radio shack 2 meter radio that i use now with AA batteries. they'll last you a good while if you dont talk too much. bigger problem i have is keeping it from corroding if batteries are kept in it for too long. about 8 months ago, i had a Yaesu HF rig (i'm an extra) and i sold that. i miss it. had a lot of fun at the field day events each year working some SSB and CW.

You've been online an awful lot today.  Does the library have a gold plated seat with your name on it?
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Re: HAM's
« Reply #9 on: February 19, 2014, 04:11:15 PM »
You've been online an awful lot today.  Does the library have a gold plated seat with your name on it?

I would think a porcelain seat would do the trick, akshully.  :p
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« Reply #10 on: February 19, 2014, 09:22:06 PM »
You have a "Yaesu HF rig" ?
That must be your good rig.
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« Reply #11 on: February 19, 2014, 09:25:52 PM »
How would the post-apocalyptic wasteland be different for a homeless guy?

1. No food stamps
2. Nobody to beg spare change from.

Other than that, samey-same.
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« Reply #12 on: February 19, 2014, 11:10:24 PM »
I used to help a little with a MARS station in a place far away, a long time ago.  It was interesting.
A couple of our birds even had an HF set-up. That was even more fun when we were talking to some guy in Chicago.
I don't think he ever believed where we were talking from.
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« Reply #13 on: February 20, 2014, 10:45:04 AM »
Homeless dude operating a HAM rig,  Novel concept.......Or complete BS.  I have to take a few minutes to decide how I "feel" about this.

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« Reply #14 on: March 01, 2014, 03:49:39 PM »
so doesnt seem that there are many other HAM's on here. typical.. claim self sufficiency yet when the cell phones dont work, who will still be talking?? HAM's by golly.

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« Reply #15 on: March 01, 2014, 04:00:09 PM »
so doesnt seem that there are many other HAM's on here. typical.. claim self sufficiency yet when the cell phones dont work, who will still be talking?? HAM's by golly.

Homeless, drunk, and stupid is no way to go through life.

Case in point: Snazbo, King of the Hobo Hams.
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« Reply #16 on: March 01, 2014, 04:35:56 PM »
Homeless, drunk, and stupid is no way to go through life.

Case in point: Snazbo, King of the Hobo Hams.

poor, working for a 21 yr old HS drop out, and driving a pinto to work everyday is no way to go through life either.

case in point: little puppy, king of cleaning shitters when told to. little puppy always does what he's told to do.

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« Reply #17 on: March 01, 2014, 05:50:57 PM »
poor, working for a 21 yr old HS drop out, and driving a pinto to work everyday is no way to go through life either.

case in point: little puppy, king of cleaning shitters when told to. little puppy always does what he's told to do.

As someone who interviews and makes recommendations for hiring (and this is an employers market), I have one question that is your kryptonite:  "Can you explain this gap in your work history?"

The jobs are there, ****o, just not for those who are "too good".

So, let me repeat something you should get used to hearing:  "Thanks for coming, we'll be in touch, shut the door on your way out".
"We make men without chests and expect of them virtue and enterprise. We laugh at honor and are shocked to find traitors in our midst. We castrate and then bid the geldings to be fruitful."

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« Reply #18 on: March 03, 2014, 09:03:21 PM »
wasp69 speaketh the truth.
The more and longer gaps on your resume, the less chance of you getting that cushy sit down job.
Like my Dad used to day "The world needs ditch diggers Danny".
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Re: HAM's
« Reply #19 on: March 04, 2014, 08:29:36 AM »
poor, working for a 21 yr old HS drop out, and driving a pinto to work everyday is no way to go through life either.

case in point: little puppy, king of cleaning shitters when told to. little puppy always does what he's told to do.

wasp said it well, but just on the off chance you're parked on your ass in that library you like to hang out in (because the taxpayers are paying for your heat, and your porcelain throne, and the water fountain that you drink out of, not to mention the computer you type your vermin-riddled drivel on), when you're in a position to pay your own way for your own housing (that is, apart from the cardboard box you currently live in) and your own transportation, you don't really have shit to say to the guy or girl that DOES drive a Pinto to work.

How do YOU get to work, son? Shoe leather, right? That is IF you had a ****ing job.

But you're accustomed to living the leech lifestyle and apparently are perfectly happy sucking resources out of the public trough -- not because you're unable, or physically handicapped, but simply because you're ****ing lazy.

So sit back and read these words, leech, because you can't respond to them. Why? Because even on a political discussion board, you've been shown to be unworthy even of commiserating with those who DO work and do contribute to society.

You do nothing but breathe air, shed and house vermin, and consume valuable resources.

Come back when you grow up, shitstick.
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Re: HAM's
« Reply #20 on: March 04, 2014, 08:39:43 AM »
When ever someone mentions HAMs, I think of an old HAM that's been dead and gone quite a few years now. As a teenager, I'd sit in his radio shack and listen in as he talked all over the world on a Globe King radio. CQ...CQ...CQ.....this is .........His call sign was K4WTF....I wonder if thy would let you have that call sign now.   
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