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Old 03-20-2011, 9:20 PM
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"There was only one "good" beep: from a Browning Golden Eagle, and it was useless but classy."

You're confusing a roger beep with the classic Browning ping. Great radios but that annoying ping was bad enough on the air but being audible feedback it drove the operator nuts. You'd be surprised how many brought them into my shop for "de-pinging" and walked out happy little clams after dropping a $20 bill on the counter.

Interesting you brought that up, at the time there were none of those infernal roger beeps, echo mics or other dumb sh** noise makers. We just wanted to talk, not act like idiots.

"Roger beeps were designed [ I believe ] for sideband transmissions."

They were designed for dipsticks who can't pronounce "tain-fur?".

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