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Is this a threat AE5LB (Ken Talkington)?

Since it's all about perception these days I expect the DA to find out what Ken Talkington meant by declaring "His time is short". He declares this well into the recording. By the way, everyone who knows me knows I can't whistle. Never could. 

About the above audio clip and Ken's veiled threat

It seems to be all about perception

Like I have stated farther down this page I monitor these nets via recording long after the Nets have been conducted. I want audio coverage of what these people do when I'm not on the air. I have been insisting for the longest time this club has people out there pretending to be me just so they can keep slandering my name. Well, I really don't consider it slander because it's only slander when you consider the source.


Ken Talkington is a little smarmy shit weasel that loves to toss out little veiled threats. I don't consider them insignificant. He's part of a club who's been busted sending people to my house to PHYSICALLY harass me. Even knowing I have a daughter here has not stopped them from doing it and how this man can feel confident making these veiled threats is beyond me.


He never clarified what he meant by "his time is short".  That is because Ken wants it to be taken as a threat, but since he's also an amateur lawyer he believes he can explain to our incompetent officials around here "I meant it another way". We all know what this club is capable of as well. I fully expect the DA's office to follow up on this threat. By the way, again, it wasn't me. You had an idiot playing files over the repeater from my website during their net. I have a video in the next section PROVING this when the moron was doing it the night before. Then he resorted to whistling which is an art I never learned. So I'm sort of tired of hearing these threats constantly being aired about me and I'm tired of law enforcement NOT DOING A DAMN THING but harass me over it. 


I'm also going to point out that the only innocent victim in this entire ordeal is my 12 year old daughter who has nothing to do with this "hobby" or "service" yet she's had to learn to cope with these morons for TWO YEARS. Yes, I have argued with them in the past about their policies and they have willingly went toe to toe with me over the air in the past. My daughter has nothing to do with this yet the fear of one of these guys driving up on her while she's outside being a kid is always on her mind. I welcome getting this mess in front of a judge.

One of the club members broadcasting my recording

This is an unknown club member broadcasting one of the audio files I have posted on this sight. The file of one of those "females" threatening to shoot who they thought was me. I'm telling you guys, these guys are not taking this site well at all. They are starting to devolve back into their CB roots. This guy is either trying to make it appear it's me or they're childishly mocking me. Either way, I think this site is really starting to rattle them. Caution! Vulgar language!!! Not kid friendly!

Observations inspired by the above video

Breaker One Nine!

I'm currently sitting here laughing. I have just finished listening to tonight's recordings of the net which I really try to avoiding listening to in real time. Whoever was broadcasting last night when I captured that video on my Yaesu rig was most definitely broadcasting tonight. Of course, the station was weak and 99% of them were stomping all over the recording playing club member, but the blame was being tossed my way as usual. Really guys, put some of those radio skills to work. I live three miles from the repeater. If I was playing those probably 25% of the stations using the repeater would be getting through lol! I think they know this but their resentment of me and this website has seemed to have gathered a life of its own. The agitator was most definitely aggravating because both of the morons that were playing net control were tripping over their words in frustration. Really! Only two stations out of about 10 were having some difficulty getting over the guy playing the recordings. Hardly interference. Even the two stations that had difficulty were easily readable for anyone not requiring a hearing aid or worried about kinks in their oxygen line. They were just angry someone would have the nerve to do it. Well, to be honest, I really do believe they know EXACTLY who is doing it. After all, they have tried to set me up with the FBI in the past. I wouldn't put anything past this gaggle of drama queens.


I'm starting to see the club get rattled by this site. I know it's got to be inconvenient for them to not be able to cut up like they used to because now they have to worry about what is going to get recorded and emailed to Laura Smith lol! So that fun is gone, but hey, you guys started this crap. They no longer own the .net and .com domain names for their "official" FCC issued club call because FCC issued call signs are not copyright protected. All of their antics are slowly making their way to this website. Simply put, I really have no need to mess with them anywhere but here. I know they're screaming they are getting stalked but any time you get on the radio, on a public owned frequency you are pretty much in public domain. Me picking on them in here is no different than me being an asshole at a bar picking on them. Of course, they'll never admit to the fact that I can't operate simplex (analog or digital) without one of them finding me and jamming me. 


What these guys do not realize is I prefer not to jam. Seriously! Why would I? I'll miss content to post on my website if I were to clamp down on their communications. Keep giving me content fellas! I really appreciate the help.


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Added a page about the faux hurricane net

AE5LB and his gang may wanna read this lol

On this page I provide recordings of some members admitting they actively stalk me at my house, a death threat from one of the very classy women of the ham community, and AE5LB acting very concerned that recordings during the fake hurricane net they claimed was interfered with exist and the recordings also prove these people are not victims. These are people who started a radio war, enjoyed the war until they got tired of it, and are now playing the victim card to win the war by trying to get the judicial system to do their dirty work for them. ENJOY!

Barry (KF5SYN) McCall dies

Additional Information

See Barry McCall's page towards the end to get my thoughts. Recordings of the net canonizing Saint Barry coming soon.

Classic AE5LB retardation!

This is a video of our "Mr. Know it all" demonstrating his superior skills during this area's first simplex net. 


This is an EXTRA CLASS ham operator admitting, over the air during a club event, that he does not possess the radio skills that most CBers and my 11 year old daughter possess.


AE5LB DOES NOT KNOW THE INTERNATIONAL PHONETIC ALPHABET!

This is absolutely pathetic. This is the guy who also claims to be the authority on Part 97! You can't make this shit up people. 

Latest updates

Recently monitored SNAFUs

Update! Added a webpage for one of the more colorful characters in this drama. Chris Boone, WB5ITT. Discovered this is the man jamming the repeater trying to make it appear as though it is me. A good friend of AJ Powell, this man appears to be violent and not above doing whatever it takes to assist this club in its terroristic activities directed towards my family.


Update!


Updated Officer AJ Powell's page to include screenshots from his now deleted facebook page showing his involvement in harassment directed towards us. Also moved this bonehead to the top of the members list. He wanted the prestige, now he's got it.


Monitored several oldtimers on the repeater (2/1/2019) knowingly having a conversation with a man operating with a bootleg license. Check out the "W5NRI" page under the Members tag.


AJ "Super Fuzz" Powell is at it again folks! I found out, today, he's the one pushing to have me hemmed up on Cyberstalking charges. Odd because I thought it was only the FCC that has enforcement authority on the Amateur Radio bands. Seems like our little DA's office wants to make a big name for themselves, but no matter. The charge is I threatened AJ over the air (on the radio) and there is audio recorded proof of it. Okay, I have video proof of the club AJ is a member of coming to my home (physically) harassing and threatening me.


So you mean to tell me this gang (I'm no longer going to call them a club) can come to my home (video proof) and intimidate me, I can show these videos to the police and I'm told, at first, there is nothing they can do about it. Later they tell me they'll do something but don't. Now a cop, behaving badly, can offer a radio recorded voice (even the FCC has determined this can't stand in court" and the DA's office wants to take action all of a sudden?


Pay attention folks. I can't wait to get this mess in front of a judge. I can't wait to tell him how I have endured this gang's (AJ Powell is a member of) harassment for two years! How I had to call the Sulphur Police Department to request that their police officer (AJ Powell) remove his slander page he created on Facebook about me. Now he has the nerve to pretend to be a victim? Yeah! Bring it on! When I'm done the only people who are going to be answering up will be the CPSO, The Sulphur Police Department, The DA's office, and AJ himself. He better pray to god he's got more than a recording considering I can name three people off the bat that sound almost identical to me on the radio.


I'm not paid to think for the DA's office, but if I were a member of that entity I would be thinking this one thing:


Why do we have a group of deputies and police officers affiliated with this crazy group of people that are so violent? A group of people where evidence of them terrorizing a family exists ONLINE!


Last time I looked, a judge takes character into consideration. AJ Powell is a Police Officer that chooses to associate with low life scum like the gang of thugs that I have posted all over this page. He has been busted posting slanderous material about a tax paying citizen while representing the Sulphur Police Department on his Facebook.


My character, not to brag, 26 year retired Army disabled veteran with MULTIPLE combat tours under his belt. Honorably discharged. 


Again, can't wait to get in front of the judge and the possible appellate judge.


Oh, and I'm a little slow today, the DA better hope the recording was properly recovered (forensically) from whatever recording device made the recording. I don't have two degrees in IT for nothing. If AJ made the recording with a phone the phone should have been collected, a chain of custody established, the recording properly  copied and a chain of custody established on that (forensically). Otherwise, there's no evidence at all. How's that for "cyber"??? Of course you can say the same for my videos, but in the court of public opinion that's not required.


Caution! Vulgar language.

Here is how noble Amateur Radio Operators are. I would like to say this is not typical behavior but I cannot. Read my comments at the end of this page about the FCC and Amateur Radio in general. Parents, do not play this video with children in the room.

The man identifying as K9RSY is really a local here in the Lake Charles club using a fake callsign. One of the people complaining to the FCC about me. I'll keep his true call my secret for now. Amazing what you learn when you keep your mouth shut.

!!!WARNING!!!

Your radio may be illegal

Not claiming to be an expert in these matters, but it seems a very popular radio a lot of the locals in Lake Charles use may meet the same qualifications that made the Baofeng illegal via a recent FCC determination.


Let us first examine why the dreaded Baofeng made it to the FCC chopping block. It can be easily modified to transmit out of band, in my case it came from the factory able to do that, and it can be programmed from the front panel. Now, if you apply this to the TYT radios that are popular for DMR use then, by all respects, these are illegal for use as well. They are Part 90 Certified for use, like the Baofeng, they can easily be programmed to transmit out of band. In fact, my UHF TYT MD-380 came with the ability to transmit out of band. The TYT MD-380 CAN be front panel programmed. By all means, this radio is just as illegal as the Baofeng. Now lets see how many of these radio cops here in Lake Charles mothball their radios. I've thrown mine away. Since most of the members of this club have no idea of what integrity is I expect them to continue on using these illegal radios.


Currently we have a club here in Lake Charles calling the FCC and the police on anybody they feel is operating illegally, but they're establishing hotspots (which I know are not IDing every 10 minutes as required) and using illegal radios themselves. 


Also, it's just a matter of time before the FCC really nails the TYT and similar DMR radios because they can be easily programmed to encrypt transmissions with an algorithm of decent strength. It is one of the advertised features of the radios and I have intercepted transmissions between these local club members that are encrypted. AE5LB likes to call it his "secret frequency".


Below are some of the features of this radio listed on a popular website:


 Features & Functions
TYT MD-UV380 Non-GPS is a Dual Band DMR/Analog radio
Compatible with Mototrbo Ⅱ Dual time slot
Frequency Band:136-174 & 400-480MHz (Well outside of the authorized bands)
Use Time-Division Multiple-Access
(TDMA)digital function Dual time slot for repeater and point to point
Lone worker
Encryption function (ILLEGAL!)
Single/group/all call
Analog and digital combined Dual Standby
Remote kill/stun/activate
Comply with digital protocol ETSI TS 102 361-1,-2,-3
Color LCD display
Transmit interruption
Private/Group call match off = Promiscuous on
Digital and Analog Monitor mode
Voice Record (Option with firmware update)
CTCSS/DCS
Emergency Alarm
VOX
TOT
Talk around
Squelch
Keypad lock
LED Indicator
Password Lock
Clock (with time zone)
Firmware upgradeable


To the members of W5BII, enjoy them while you can, and you may want to alter your codeplugs to remove the encryption on your "secret frequency".

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The Gator Amateur Radio Society

A Verse From the Ham Bible Part 97

 (b) Each station licensee and each control operator must cooperate in selecting transmitting channels and in making the most effective use of the amateur service frequencies. No frequency will be assigned for the exclusive use of any station. 


"Any station" includes Amateur Radio Repeaters. If two stations are using the repeater's output, which is legal and ENCOURAGED since it meets the minimum requirements rule, and another operator keys that repeater knowingly over the two stations, THAT IS INTERFERENCE. The repeater and the club do NOT own the frequency. They have as much claim to that frequency by saying that is where they put their machine as me by saying I put it in my radio. AE5LB and Laura Smith, take notice. Also, Ms. Smith if you're going to attempt to enforce the rules then LEARN THE RULES. For the love of God, learn what the term "talkaround" is.

Also, past opinions by the FCC are just that. They are opinions. They do not trump written rules and law.

Enjoy.

This site gets updated when I can find time between work and school. Be patient. If you have any stories you'd like me to add to my site about your nutty bunch of ham operators, I'd be glad to hear from you. You can email me at jerry.materne@w5bii.com for now. If it's interesting enough, and legitimate, I'll devote a page for your experiences.


I've done a little bit of housekeeping today. Uncluttered the header a bit which makes it a little easier to navigate the page.


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DISCLAIMER

This not a hate site

It has come to my attention that a few people on that wasteland of bad hams, qrz.com, have been advising reporting this site as a hate site.


I want to make it clear that this operator does not advocate violence in any form. This is a view that this website clearly demonstrates that is not shared by the club I'm exposing. This club functions more like a gang than an amateur radio club.


The purpose of this site is not to inspire violence or hatred of the members of the Gator Amateur Radio Society or The Southwest Louisiana Amateur Repeater Club, or whatever the hell they want to call themselves.


They have every right to voice their opinion of me which they do not really do. They prefer to harass. I have every right to voice my opinion of them which I do. I do not harass. 


Enjoy the site for what it is. The site is an informational site and no allegation is made here without VIDEO or AUDIO proof!


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KC5CSG AKA Bluewaffle

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Purpose of this site

Exposing a wasted resource

  

The purpose of this website is to raise awareness of the existence of this antiquated hobby and to inspire productive thought about where this hobby is going, the future of this hobby, and the expenditure of taxpayer funding through Federal Communications Commission involvement in regulation and enforcement in this hobby.

Despite what most amateur radio operators will tell you, there is no need for this hobby today. In the days of old where communications on the fly would force you to either buy a Citizen’s Band Radio, drop a dime in a payphone, or knuckle under and study for an amateur radio license, there was a need for amateur radio and each American taxpayer had some self interest invested in this service. Back then amateur radio was a service. When the shit hit the fan, natural or man made disaster, amateur radio operators answered the call to facilitate the movement of massive amounts of communications information and assets. The traffic they’ve passed in the past were indispensable to the welfare of this nation. There was a time, in the past, when an Emergency Operations Center (EOC) had to rely on amateur operators and their equipment either to reduce the burden on their overtaxed communications systems or to rely on them entirely because their communications systems were disabled in their entirety.

Today EOC’s no longer have that need. Most Civil Defense Centers, EOC’s, and law enforcement entities have backup generators for power. They have established safeguards which protect their equipment during an event to ensure their availability for use. There are cell phones now. There is a massive cell phone network that provide smart phones, tablets, laptops, and desktops access to the internet. Each of these agencies employ Information Technology specialists that maintain Virtual Private Networks for all these agencies that ensure they can pass any traffic they need in a secure fashion. Believe me, if the cell phone towers are taken out during an event what sense is there in thinking amateur radio towers (often barely standing due to shoddy installation) will survive the very same event? I have yet to meet an amateur operator that has his “shack” wrapped in a faraday screen should Russia give us a good dose of EMP. Most Amateur Operators I know have no emergency power to speak of and no spare battery for their fancy walkie-talkie. Most of the type that is even remotely interested in this hobby can not even afford the equipment and save for months to years to buy cheap out of spec Chinese equipment. The amount of digital information that can be currently passed on a radio pales in comparison to what the internet offers. Most hams are so set against any change in the hobby the hobby is currently stuck 20 years in the past when it comes to passing digital information. 

The service is now a hobby. It consists of thousands of social misfits who have come to view these citizen owned bands they’re allocated as their own private media. They serve no useful function today. A quick scan of the frequencies they are allowed will provide hours of useless banter about the medical ailments the aging amateur radio population are now encountering. You’ll hear fights on the 80 and 40 meter bands. Mainly because, at night, these two bands provide regional coverage that is reliable and like any large crowd of people that can interact on a nightly basis (same applies to repeater clubs), they start to form cliques and become extremely territorial. I’ve personally witnessed profanity, radical thought expression, anti-government speech, talk of where you can find child porn via IRC, death threats, threats of rape on either wives and/or daughters, jamming, pirate radio stations, and the list can go on much more. These two bands have become a cesspool. Old people talking about their last prostate exam, their glory days, or some of the most violent verbal exchanges you can witness. 

20 meters is no different. It seems to be a band where the spirit of the hobby remains alive because the range is phenomenal, but you only have a few hours during the daytime to accomplish this so there is less fighting. It is not immune to the idiocy though. Every ham out there can tell you stories about 14.275 and 14.313 MHz. The fighting on this band (especially on .313) reaches international proportions. Again, there is nothing useful exchanged here except of the hobby nature. Bands higher than this (17 to 6 meters) pass normal hobby traffic and is less prone to the fights because they’re open less time than 20 if they’re open at all. Again, this "traffic" is hobby in nature.

Then there is the famous 2 meter band. This is a VHF band that is rarely open to any propagation beyond local use. The same problems are encountered here as encountered on 80 and 40 meters but usually on a lesser scale. At most, you have county/parish coverage. Cliques form, good old boy systems establish themselves and the hobby progresses only as far as the chosen few allow it to. This stagnates interest to the point new amateurs join a club for one year and then lose interest in the hobby altogether. If a ham bucks this system they’re either ignored and in the more severe cases (such as mine) the club can easily form a gang mentality and get violent in their behavior. I’ve had people come to my house, death threats, threats of assault, threats to abduct my daughter, rape my daughter, and even one case of someone entering my yard to destroy my antenna system. Because the members of this club outnumber the one ham they’re against, law enforcement tends to believe the hive mind even over video proof of such violent actions taken by the hive mind. Add to this the fact that the band is hardly ever used, you must wonder what’s the point of it?

The 2 meter band has great characteristics, but it’s wasted on the very people who refuse to exploit the band to its full potential. Can you imagine what a commercial communications company can do with this band and the amount of revenue this band can produce for the FCC and Federal Government’s coffers? Not to mention the services you, as an American, can enjoy. If cell phone companies could grab this band the range from their towers would be greatly increased. Those pesky dead spots would be a thing of the past. Multipath issues would be greatly reduced and the fact the RF energy in this band pretty much plows through vegetation (that’s trees to most of the hams out there) guarantees increased service and coverage.

What every American should be asking themselves is “Why are we wasting taxpayer money allowing this useless hobby to exist?”. Taxpayer money is being wasted on it. A commissioner has to be paid (currently Laura Smith), lawyers have to be paid to review enforcement actions, field agents have to be paid to catch offenders and to gather evidence, vehicles have to be purchased and maintained for these agents (I’ll bet Laura Smith has a company vehicle as well), and add this to the potential revenue loss every American should be kick the dog mad over this. This is just a quick estimate here but let’s keep going. Equipment must be purchased, maintained, and updated for FCC employees to do their job. This ranges from computers to doppler direction finding devices. Why? So, a bunch of anti-social and old people can carry on behind a microphone in the way they dream because they are not willing to carry on like that in a room full of people?

We have several Citizen’s Bands that can accommodate that. We have the old 40 channel CB we all think of when we hear the term Citizen’s Band. The Citizen’s Band is much more extensive than that today. Included is FRS, MURS, and LPRS. Most of which is unused today because NORMAL PEOPLE use the damn phone! They communicate with people in other countries in ways hams could only dream of whenever people today interact on social media. 

To the FCC I say this! Amateur Radio has had its day in the sun. It’s over. Kill the suffering horse and put the band space to more productive use! Send Laura Smith and her lackies to the employment office line.

What every American should be asking is why is the federal government wasting time and resources on a HOBBY. I see no government involvement in stamp collecting and model trains. Why is this hobby different?

Any time you force Americans to test and restrict usage on a radio band based on those tests it's either a service or an unheard of federally regulated HOBBY. Ham radio is definitely not a productive service anymore.

In modern times, no testing is needed. No one is building their own equipment. I've been in this HOBBY since 1993 and the most I've seen home brewed are antennas (because most hams today can't afford a good Cushcraft) and a sound card interface.

The FCC either needs to move the hobby to a license by rule service where every American can rightfully use it, or change to a form/form and a fee hobby. Form and a fee would be preferable. Nothing would filter out the modern amateur operator scum (who usually live in a parent's backyard in a camper, a basement, their childhood room, or trailer park) than good old fashioned money. A 10 year license at $1000 is only $100 a year. Most working class Americans can afford that. A lot of the low life scum that has been filtering into this hobby cannot. The Tarvers and Ken Talkington come to mind when I dwell on this.

It's time for change or it's time to put a bullet in the head of this struggling horse.

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