YOU MIGHT BE A REDNECK (OR CBer) IF YOU...
- buy a commercially made wire dipole
- build a dipole yourself and proudly
refer to it as "homebrew"
- call a repeater's courtesy tone a
- use 10 codes on the amateur bands
- say "73s,"
"seven-thirds," "them good numbers," or any other variations of
- talk about "SWRs" or
- say "radidio"
- talk about "shooting skip"
on the amateur bands
- refer to all RF amplifiers as
- wonder what those funny beeps are on
the repeater about every 10 minutes
- end each sentence with
- use "personal" instead of
"handle" or "name"
- talk about hearing "skip"
on two meters (and above)
- use "cut" call signs
- refer to a fixed station radio as a
- call any amateur frequency a
- operate an uncoordinated repeater
- operate a repeater with a reverse
- think 440 MHz is the
"real" amateur band
- have a repeater that IDs with a
different call sign each time
- place your amateur radio operator's
license in jeopardy by operating non-FCC-type-accepted amateur radio equipment on
frequences outside the amateur bands (other than MARS or CAP frequencies)
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