N6PSE writes Part 5 of Good hams…bad hams. Of course the clown running the gear swap scam needs to be visited by the boys in his local radio club intent on delivering an ass-whipping. But maybe… if you agree to swap gear online with a complete stranger, you deserve what you get?
We all know that amateur radio enthusiasts or “hams” are predominately good people. But just like our population in general, there are Bullies, thugs, misfits and even some criminals in our hobby. In Part 5 of Good hams…bad hams, I want to tell you about one misfit in Washington who is running a successful Internet scam business. I will also update you on the infamous bad hams, KZ8O and K3VR.