Posting guidelines on this group. Please read carefully.

  • Please ensure that your post has appropriate content for this group
  • This forum is open for discussions and debates about amateur radio in general and ARSI in particular
  • It is expected that all discussions will be conducted with decorum and will not degenerate into personal abuse. The moderators will be forced to step in in such situations
  • Any important announcements from the Governing Council of ARSI will be posted on this group
  • Do not post advertisements in any form on this forum
  • Please start a "New Topic" if you want to start a new discussion thread. Do not "Reply" to a previous thread
  • Please search the archives before you post a query or seek any information. It is likely that it has been discussed before
  •  Please sign each message you post with your name and callsign. This is not an anonymous chat-room
  • This is not a forum to express your political opinions. Neither is it a forum to espouse on your favorite social issues unless you have a good reason for posting it
  • The expected language of communication is English. Avoid regional languages and slang as it is not proper etiquette
  • Please avoid SMS abbreviations. SMS shortcuts may save time on the keyboard of your cellphone, but are ugly and unreadable in an email message. Q codes in your messages are acceptable
  • Please do not post in upper case. That is considered as shouting and has no place in this group
  • Proof-read your mail before sending it out
  • A posting may have several replies. If you want to respond to the original post, please ensure that you "Reply" to that post and not to one of the received replies. It is easy to follow a "thread" this way
  • When forwarding mail, please follow the following simple guidelines
    • Please ensure that the content you aim to post is of general interest of this group
    • If the message to be forwarded has reached you through a long chain of correspondents, please strip off all headers relating to these folks
    • If the mail has been forwarded numerous times, it is advisable to cut and paste only the contents into a fresh post
    • Please ensure that you have an appropriate subject line. Please strip off all unnecessary "Fwd" and "Re:"
    • Please do not forget to strip off all signature text at the bottom of the message
    •  It will be a good idea to check the to-be-forwarded content for spelling and any format issues
    • Avoid forwarding "chain mail" that expects all who read it to send it to someone else. This is pure spam
Non-adherence to the above guidelines could result in your group activity being put under moderation or being excluded from the group.

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