locked Re: #reception #QSO_practices #EnhancementReqest #reception #QSO_practices #EnhancementReqest

Daniel Bejan

You are all right.
Or maybe not entirely so. The government is elected as far as i know. So
there are two options: either there is no democracy in that country and the
citizens chickened out to do something, or the citizens of that country
agree with their government.
Maybe you don't know, but a vast number of Russian hams are in fact ex
military personnel (or not so ex) and also connected with Russian secret
So, each one should decide for himself to make contacts with Russian hams
or don't.
I personally decided to close the qso with the free message ".callsign. NO
PUTIN" (only 5 characters or less callsigns)

On Sun, Feb 27, 2022, 05:59 Jim Shorney <jshorney@...> wrote:

Good post Dennis. When I work another "country" I am not interacting with
that country's government. I am interacting with another radio hobbyist who
is probably much like myself.



On Sat, 26 Feb 2022 12:38:29 -0600
"Dennis Wage" <dwage@...> wrote:

Trying not sound judgmental, I try to encourage contact with hams
(citizens) of other countries no matter. For example, I have made
contacts to Russia the past few days and I’ve gone so far as to try to
email expressing my compassion to them for living in a country that is at

Now politics. The vast majority of international conflicts are between
governments and not citizens of each. We are all the same.

On Sat, Feb 26, 2022 at 11:21 RossBaker <ross@...> wrote:

Is there a way to inhibit automated CQ answers from CERTAIN UNFRIENDLY
COUNTRIES? Or, can the developers add this feature in the future?

Dennis M. Wage (W9BOQ)

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