Here are just a few reasons given by some of the operators we have heard from:
Let us hear from you, we want to add your reason to our list!
With apologies to Simon and Garfunkel, 50 Ways Song parody by Bob Burchett
Social-distancing via ham radio is the best medicine; just remember this little ditty:
The problem is all inside my head; yes, I know;
My wife this morning said to me
The answer's easy if you stop wondering Joe
I'd like to help you fellow hams....but then you know:
There must be fifty ways to beat the virus....Fifty ways to beat this virus....
Stay back in the shack, Jack
Don't need to be coy, Roy, just listen to me
Hop off the bus, Gus, there's fungus among USSS!
Don't hoard the TP Lee, to keep virus free.
You are already used to DX all alone
And you may have L-O-T-L everyone
So when you burn the midnight oil in there
DXCC is still elusive; work some more.
Don't visit your gran; Stan
Wipe down every toy Roy, just listen to me
Just use that Purell; Mel
Keep pounding the key Lee; heed the CDC. Keep virus free.
This Cycle 25 is not going so well
And FT8 may be the way
I'm trying PSK and other crazy codes
The Gray Line moves much faster than I can today
So work 40 meters Peter
Rag chew on FM; Tim
This isn't spring break Jake
Call CQ all day
Wear a mask on the bus Gus...don't need to discuss muuuuuch
Stop touching your face Grace
You need PPE...
Hide out in the shack, Mack. Stay home if you're sick, Dick
Have wipes in your purse, nurse and stay virus free.
Sneeze into your sleeve, Steve
Keep back 2 Meters, Jeeter
Just follow the rules, Jules to keep virus free.
Keep soap in your hand Fran and keep virus free!
WB6SLC W6JK WA6ILQ KD8PIQ K6SLC
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