[qrpcat] OT - Ets un malalt de la ràdio?

Santi Sanyé santisanye a gmail.com
dic maig 11 18:32:51 CEST 2016


La 24, la 25 i la 29 son molt bones.

Em sembla que tots podem arribar a ser "malalts de la radio".

Encara que sigui de broma, mes de 5 punts d'aquest cuestionari hem pensat,
hem dit i hem rigut.

Som uns malalts, pero per aquesta malaltia no prenem ibuprofeno o similar.

Salut a tots

EA3KX
Santi Sanyé



2016-05-11 10:48 GMT+02:00 <ea3ert a qrp.cat>:

> Hola llista,
>
> Pedroneu la sortida de tema però no m'he pogut resistir :-)
>
> Encara que algunes de les qüestions són molt americanes, si et sents
> identificat amb cinc o més no ho dubtis: ETS UN MALALT DE LA RÀDIO.
>
>
> 1. When you look at a full moon and wonder how much antenna gain you would
> need.
>
> 2. When a friend gets a ride from you and remarks that you have a lot of
> CBs in your vehicle, it turns in to an hour long rant on how ham radio is
> not CB radio.
>
> 3. When someone asks for directions, you pause, wondering if long or short
> path would be best.
>
> 4. When you can look at a globe and be able to point to your antipode (and
> you know what an antipode is).
>
> 5. Your cell phone ring tone is a Morse code message of some kind.
>
> 6. You have accidentally said your Amateur Radio call sign at the end of a
> telephone conversation.
>
> 7. Your favorite vacation spots are always on mountain tops.
>
> 8. You notice more antennas than road signs while driving your car.
>
> 9. You have driven onto the shoulder of the road while looking at an
> antenna.
>
> 10. Porcupines appear to be fascinated with your car.
>
> 11. If you ever tried to figure out the operating frequency of your
> microwave oven.
>
> 12. When you look around your bedroom of wall to wall ham gear and ask:
> Why am I still single?
>
> 13. The local city council doesn't like you.
>
> 14. You actually think towers look pretty.
>
> 15. Your family doesn't have a clue what to get you for Christmas, even
> after you tell them.
>
> 16. Your HF amplifier puts out more power than the local AM radio station.
>
> 17. The wife and kids are away and the first thing that goes through your
> head is that no one will bother you while you call "CQ - DX" a few hundred
> times.
>
> 18. When you pull into a donut shop and the cops there on their coffee
> break ask if they can see your radio setup.
>
> 19. You refer to your children as your "Harmonics".
>
> 20. Your girlfriend or wife asks: "You're going to spend $XXXX on what???
>
> 21. You plan family vacations around hamfest dates.
>
> 22. When you see a house with a metal roof, and your only thought is what
> a great ground plane that would be.
>
> 23. You have pictures of your radio equipment as wallpaper on your
> computer's desktop.
>
> 24. Every family vacation includes a stop at a Ham radio store.
>
> 25. The first question you ask the new car dealer is: "What is the
> alternator's current output"?
>
> 26. You buy a brand new car based on the radio mounting locations and
> antenna mounting possibilities.
>
> 27. You have tapped out Morse code on your car's horn.
>
> 28. A lightning storm takes out a new Laptop, Plasma TV, and DVD Recorder,
> but all you care about is if your radios are okay.
>
> 29. Your wife has had to ride in the back seat because you had radio
> equipment in the front seat.
>
> 30. Your wife threatens you with divorce when you tell her that you are
> going on a "fox" hunt.
>
> 31. Your wife says 'the kids need to be fed' and you first wonder what
> their impedances are.
>
> 32. When house hunting, you look for the best room for a radio shack and
> scan the property for possible tower placement.
>
> 33. When house hunting, you give your realtor topographical maps showing
> local elevations.
>
> 34. The real estate agent scratches his head when you ask if the soil
> conductivity is high, medium, or low.
>
> 35. You have Ham radio magazines in the bathroom.
>
> 36. When your doorbell rings, you immediately shut down the amplifier.
>
> 37. Fermentation never enters your mind when "homebrew" is mentioned.
>
> 38. Instead of just saying no, you have said "negative".
>
> 39. You have used a person's name to indicate acknowledgment.
>
> 40. You become impatient waiting for the latest AES catalog to arrive.
>
> 41. You have found yourself whistling "CQ" using Morse code.
>
> 42. You always schedule the last full weekend in June for vacation.
>
> 43. You walk carefully in your back yard to avoid being close-lined.
>
> 44. You have deep anxiety or panic attacks during high winds or heavy ice.
>
> 45. You and the FedEx/UPS men are on a first name basis.
>
> 46. You really start to miss people that you've never seen.
>
> 47. Your exercise machine is a Morse code keyer.
>
> 48. You walk through the plumbing section at the hardware store and see
> antenna parts.
>
> 49. Your neighbors thought you were nuts when you ripped up your lawn to
> bury chicken wire.
>
> 50. Your next door neighbor thinks that your wife is a widow.
>
> 51. Your wife has delivered meals to your Ham shack.
>
> 52. If you sold all your Ham radio equipment, you could pay off your
> mortgage.
>
> 53. Removing snow from the roof of your car requires working around the
> antenna and wires.
>
> 54. You have never seen a Meteor Shower because you are inside on 6 meters
> when they occur.
>
> 55. If your radio equipment has a more advanced processor than your PC.
>
> 56. You hear about a pileup on the local news and you run to your radio
> equipment and start calling CQ.
>
> 57. If you install ferrite beads and place shrink tubing on your toaster
> appliance cords.
>
> 58. If your wife puts something on and asks "Does this make me look too
> fat?" and you reply with: "Honey you have an excellent front to back ratio
> with appreciable forward gain on the front lobes."
>
> 59. If you think the half human / half machine individuals on a Borg Cube
> are really just a friendly group of electronic experimenters with similar
> interests.
>
> 60. You have no idea as to the weather forecast for tomorrow, but know the
> solar forecast for the next month.
>
> 61. If your blood type is RF positive.
>
> 62. You sell your dog to buy an amplifier.
>
> 63. Your XYL says communication is important in a marriage...so you buy
> another radio for the shack.
>
> 64. You doodle Hartley and Colpitts oscillators during boring meetings.
>
> 65. ..your boss ask's if you understand? And you reply "QSL" !!!
>
> 66. You have been going to the library since you were three and the only
> shelf you ever go to has Dewey Decimal number 621.
>
> 67. You have invested more on your radio equipment than on your kids
> education.
>
> 68. You hire a babysitter to come over, and then you never leave the
> house-you just go to the shack so you can contest undisturbed.
>
> 69. You occasionally buy a Playboy magazine and let your Mom find it ,
> just so she can think that you are 'normal'.
>
> 70. You'll spend hundreds of dollars on a new rig, and then wander the
> hamfest pausing each time you pass the booth selling those $7 embroidered
> callsign hats thinking "I wonder if they'll take $6?"
>
> 71. When shopping for a new vehicle the first think you look for is space
> to mount the radios - you end up sitting in the front seat staring blankly
> at the dashboard area, feeling underneath seats, and poking around the
> backseat for ways to route the coax. If caught looking under the hood for
> holes in the firewall for your power cables, you tell your wife, "Nothing
> honey, just checking things under here."
>
> 72. Your family has a special annual garage sale just to get rid of the
> boxes of wire, coax, and power adapters-but you pay your friends to "buy"
> the stuff and get them to quietly return it to you the following weekend.
>
> 73. The $10 bargain you got at the fleamarket that smoked up the whole
> house when you turned it on is one of your prized possessions.
>
> 74. Your wife has called you three times for dinner - then she calls you
> on the repeater.
>
> 75. When going on vacation, the first thing you think about packing is
> your handhelds, chargers, scanner and frequency book.
>
> 76. The total number of radio related books in your home are five times
> the total number of all other books and magazines.
>
> 77. You visually check your outdoor antennas and coax once a week,
> regardless of the weather.
>
> 78. You have more certificates and licenses on the wall than your local
> veterinarian or dentist.
>
> 79. All the local cops know your vehicle on sight - "it's the blue Ford
> with six antennas".
>
> 80. You think an upside to gaining weight is more belt space for radios.
>
>
> 73's de Toni,EA3ERT
>
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