"Your ham call was probably KL7DLZ then :) Alaska almost always starts KL7.
Oh, I have been in the deep pits of clinical depression and have thus had considerable time to think about why I'm alive and whether or not I should even bother…"
"For most of my adult life, I have been of the opinion that there is no "purpose" of life. Life just is.
Seeking a "purpose" for life, I think, detracts from the experience. A person can waste their life looking for…"
"I am not a proseletyzer for atheism, at least on amateur radio. I keep that stuff off my radio blog, and off the air. There's plenty of other fora for arguing about superstitions or the lack thereof :)
In my house, however,…"
"If he did, it would sure put the issue to rest. :)
Before my amateur radio time I collected postcards, so for me QSL cards is kind of an extension of that. I send cards on every first contact unless the person is in Canada/US and only takes direct…"
"I don't hear very well, so I don't do a lot of sideband. I'm mostly in PSK and digital modes.
It's rare to find a religious blowhard there, and I've never understood why. Perhaps being able to use a computer+radio combo is…"
"Part of the reason is that radio amateurs are, on average, older than the general population, and there is an increase in religiousity with age.
Outside of the USA, I haven't noticed that radio amateurs are especially religious. If they are,…"
"Personally, I don't care if someone has some God-whalloping message on their QSL card. My view is that the card is first a confirmation of contact, and second a personal expression of the person on the other end. If they're a Bible-banger,…"
Hello Darin, and welcome to this friendly meeting place with freethinkers who recognise how religions and fictional gods deceive and control vulnerable superstitious people beginning with innocent defenceless children..