Old buzzard

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Informative road signs alert motorists to the presence of old buzzards.

Old buzzard is slang terminology referring to elderly ham radio operators. It is frequently associated with the AM window around 3885 KHz. To make an "old buzzard" transmission is to transmit, usually for many minutes or more, and on topics including but not limited to failing health and "the old days." Additionally, "old buzzard" has been extended to refer to equipment. For example, a really old transmitter or receiver could be described as "old buzzard". Hardware or people who exhibit characteristics of an "old buzzard" are referred to as "Buzzardly."

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