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Hams Behaving Badly 3733 LSB 0433 UTC 28 Jun 2022
« on: June 28, 2022, 0435 UTC »
S9+20 with the Northern Utah KiwiSDR.

0433 UTC-Hell Yeah (Live At Madison Square Garden August 2008) by Neil Diamond
0435 UTC-“Well, what did you think, did you like that tune?”
0436 UTC-Conversation between multiple stations about the song, other stations said they liked it
0437 UTC-One station gave a call sign, all stations said good night to each other and went QRT

Does this qualify as Hams Behaving Badly? Playing music on the ham bands is against the rules but it wasn’t intended to be disruptive as Hams Behaving Badly usual are.
« Last Edit: June 28, 2022, 0442 UTC by Shortwave_listener »
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Re: Hams Behaving Badly 3733 LSB 0433 UTC 28 Jun 2022
« Reply #1 on: July 15, 2022, 0312 UTC »
Nah, that's more along the lines of "Tell me how my rig and amp are sounding. I've been tweaking them for a week and half into a dummy load,it's time for some on air testing." The behaving badly bunch is about 60-70 khz higher and run modified MW transmitters. Some SSB but mostly AM and they're loud. There was one guy who used to broadcast on regular schedule on the same frequency every night for well over a year.

Then you've got the "I'm running more power than anyone else, so I own this segment of the band" guy's. They cluster together and only talk to each other with really wide signals. Just avoid them unless you've got the power to play.

Certain holidays bring out the drunk op's. They favor amped up SSB transceivers and will "troll" for lack of a better word, breaking in on conversations, etc. and hassling hams they don't like up and down the band. "Asshole" is a good term for these guys. Sometimes it's hard to tell if they're actual hams, or just a guy with a rig and an amp?


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