[aprssig] VE sessions in Baghdad?

Dave Baxter dave at emv.co.uk
Thu Dec 13 04:41:07 EST 2007

The only "testing sessions" I can think of there, involve trying to
outrun bullets!   Sadly, not with much success it seems.   In any case,
would anyone actualy "want" to run a ham station out there?  You'd make
yourself a nice fat target for all concerned.  As it's a sad fact that
some of the "Peace keeping" forces there are less than profficient at
identifying Friend vs Foe.


Dave G0WBX.

> -----Original Message-----
> From: Scott Miller [mailto:scott at opentrac.org] 
> Sent: Tuesday, December 11, 2007 8:10 PM
> To: TAPR APRS Mailing List
> Subject: [aprssig] VE sessions in Baghdad?
> This is a bit off-topic, but it's for a good cause, and the 
> ARRL has been totally non-responsive so far.  Does anyone 
> know of any testing sessions in Baghdad?  I know of at least 
> a couple of people there (active duty and contractor) who are 
> interested in getting licensed.
> Scott
> N1VG
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