IEEE: The day analog TV dies...

Philip Miller Tate Philmt59 at
Fri Dec 5 14:55:03 CST 2008

Hey Frank, why not do what AMRAD does best? Ignore the rubbish on TV,  
and spend an evening listening to the radio. Digital radio. No, hang  
on, analogue radio. No, there's nothing on analogue, so it had better  
be digital. But the best DX is analogue... Umm...

Computer games are fun, too.

Phil M1GWZ

On 5 Dec 2008, at 02:28, Frank Gentges wrote:

> Should AMRAD have some sort of special event on Feb 17 to mark its
> passing?  I assume they will pull the big switch all across the  
> country
> on midnight, Feb 16.
> Perhaps we should set our VCRs to record the cutoff as seen at that  
> time.
> Or how about a commemorative gathering at some sports bar where  
> they use
> off the air signals on their large screen TVs.  We could all get some
> sort of appropriate adult beverage to toast each other as the signal
> disappears.
> Perhaps a gathering on the AMRAD repeater to reminisce while the  
> signal
> fades to black.
> Frank K0BRA

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