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Because of the high maintenance needed to monitor and filter spammers from the RF Cafe Forums, I decided that it would be best to just archive the pages to make all the good information posted in the past available for review. It is unfortunate that the scumbags of the world ruin an otherwise useful venue for people wanting to exchanged useful ideas and views. It seems that the more formal social media like Facebook pretty much dominate this kind of venue anymore anyway, so if you would like to post something on RF Cafe's Facebook page, please do.

Below are all of the forum threads, including all the responses to the original posts.

What is your opinion of the Federal Government?
Good - I work for them now or have in the past 44% [ 7 ]
Bad - I work for them now or have in the past 25% [ 4 ]
Good - I have only dealt with them 13% [ 2 ]
Bad - I have only dealt with them 19% [ 3 ]
Total votes : 16
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Kirt Blattenberger
Post subject: Federal Government Posted: Thu Oct 27, 2005 9:03 am

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Please use your personal experience with the Federal Government when voting in the poll.


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Post subject: Federal GovernmentPosted: Wed Feb 08, 2006 12:11 pm
It's actually kind of cool working for the Federal Government. I was very impressed with their initiative to pursue new technologies and try to make them work. The only downside is that you encounter some "engineers" that think high-powered AM TX antennas can be shortened to less than 3ft. Maybe, but not using our current existing technology.


Jimmy Burrows
Post subject: Fed's OKPosted: Wed Feb 15, 2006 11:36 am


Joined: Sat Aug 30, 2003 6:38 pm
Posts: 4
Location: City of Industry, CA
Hi folks,

My experience as a contractor for the Fed has been pretty positive overall. The guys I've worked with have been pretty sharp - Hams all of them. I guess it is highly dependent on who you happen to interface with. I've heard horror stories, but I have to give bigtime kudos to the teams I've come into contact with.

Figured I should put in a plug for them since they get slammed so regularly.

--- Jimmy


Post subject: Posted: Mon Feb 20, 2006 3:03 pm


Joined: Mon Jul 18, 2005 4:31 pm
Posts: 32
Location: Baltimore, MD
It really depends on the agency. Many agencies are staffed full of incompetents who don't know and don't care.


Post subject: Posted: Wed Apr 26, 2006 4:45 pm


Joined: Wed Sep 21, 2005 4:33 pm
Posts: 1
Location: Aurora, CO
I've worked in Technical Operations with the FAA since 1990 and have always been impressed with the professionalism and dedication of my colleagues.

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