I had to switch cars today and take the kids to school. I missed out on listening to and checking in to the morning commute net on the local Ham repeater.
I never realized how much I was hooked on that radio until I didn’t have the option to turn it on and talk to my morning friends. Just the other day I actually turned it off on the ride home so I could hear a song on the radio. There is not as much traffic on the radio going home as coming to work. But on that day I really was into the song and the Ham chatter was getting annoying.
For those of you who do not know about Amateur Radio, it’s a secret society of technically minded friendly folk who love to talk using licensed and self moderated radio frequencies. Go check it out, you’ll be glad you did. ARRL