Ham radio is a different kind of hobby. Of course the same could
be said of most other of theses leisure time activities we call
hobbies. What makes ham radio Really different?
To appreciate that difference, we must have a better understanding
of what ham radio is, and as importantly, what it is not. We must
also understand who the people are who choose to take up the activity
as a hobby, and why. We must also dispel some of the old myths and
stereotypes about who ham radio operators are and what they do. Sound
like I'm try to sell ham radio? You're darn tootin!
I think most non hams who are turned off by the hobby are so because
they lack a real understanding about what the hobby is - what it is
not and, who ham radio operators as people really are, and what they