Americus Amateur Radio Association

2 meter @ 147.27 t(131.8)

"If you don't know what a LID is, then you might be one and don't even know it".

"If you 'kerchunk' the repeater, without identifying your station, just to see if you can 'get into the repeater'..........

..............You might be a LID!

"If you tune-up your radio on top of a Net or QSO already in progress"......

..............You might be a LID!

"If you start transmitting without first listening or checking for a clear frequency"......

..............You might be a LID!

"If you do not identify , clearly and slowly for correct station identification (using approved ITU phonetic alphabet if necessary), at least every 10 minutes".......

..............You might be a LID!

"If you have to resort to obscene or indecent words or language to express yourself on the air.....

..............You might be a LID!

"If you talk so long as to time out the repeater ......

..............You might be a LID!

"If, when identifying your station, you say your call sign as to break the world speed record for fastest ever spoken........

..............You might be a LID!

"If you are part of the LID problem and not part of the solution ........

............You might already be a LID!

Amateur Radio is a privilege not a right! Good operating practice are important to the hobby! They allow us the chance to retain the privilege. Comments have already been made by the "higher ups" to this fact. Please help us maintain the air waves by policing yourselves. It just promotes the hobby.

The LID Patrol

N4IFO

K4SDB

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