Potential AMRAD member fails clip lead test

Tom Azlin, N4ZPT n4zpt at cox.net
Thu Sep 6 12:33:42 CDT 2007


I have purchased those insulating clip leads in the past by accident. 
Not knowing their value I converted them to the non-insulating version.


73, Tom n4zpt

Paul Rinaldo wrote:
> Gang,
> Some of you will remember that I left the DC area in 1983 for Hartford. On that 
> occasion, I was honored by the receipt of an AMRAD Golden Clip Lead Award. Upon 
> examination, it was golden all right but there was no continuity betwen the two 
> clips. Then it dawned on me that this was an Insulating Clip Lead, which must 
> have some practical application.
> Paul
>     -----Original Message-----
>     From: Andre Kesteloot
>     Sent: Sep 5, 2007 8:34 PM
>     To: "fgentges at mindspring.com"
>     Cc: Tacos
>     Subject: Re: Potential AMRAD member fails clip lead test
>     Frank,
>     I believe the title of your e-mail is seriously disrespectful, even
>     downright insulting to us real AMRAD members.
>     Surely, anyone who fails the Standard BACT /(Basic Amrad Clip-lead Test)
>     /would never even be considered as a potential member/
>     /73
>     André/
>     /*********************************************
>     fgentges at mindspring.com wrote:
>>     Tacoistas,
>>     Clip leads are an integral part of AMRAD and what we do.  However, 
>>     proper and safe use is essential.  Some do not attend tacos to learn the 
>>     basics and as a result, fail in their proper use.  See
>>     http://www.freep.com/apps/pbcs.dll/article?AID=/20070905/NEWS01/709050329/1001
>>     I am now back in town and getting back to normal life.
>>     Frank K0BRA

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