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The Getoutometer

TAGS: april 1, joke
04/01/2011

There probably isn’t a ham who doesn’t get irked by the silly ham expressions (SHEs) heard on the air. One of my least favorites is “Best 73s.” It always reminds me of the man who answers the phone, “Department of Redundancy Department.” Think about it. That’s two bests and two regards.


One of our group, Dave Dowler, KA6BFB, created a solution — the Getoutometer shown in Figure 1. Its cleverness goes right to the philosophic heart of all SHEs by taking on my own least liked SHE.

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