Yahoo was not requested by the majority of Active LF operators at the time but
by a few trying to impose their will on others that were content with
blacksheep and still are
I do not want my LF/MF information stored on yahoo or twitter or Facebook for
There is an abundance of information available about LF/MF from various other
sources going back BC
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On 14 Sep 2015, at 00:49, "Alan Melia" <[email protected]> wrote:
> No Mal we didn't "try" to close it, we would have succeeded only if everyone
> accepted the Yahoo Group requested by the majority but some refused so
> following the concensus it was left running on the proviso that if it
> crashed it could not be restarted because we have no access to the server.
> The old software has proved robust :-)) and with the threat of Yahoo behind
> it Blacksheep has continued to operate. It has been live for 20 years now!!
> That is from before many of the Groups and Lists even started,which is why
> it is a simple text-based system.
> We repeat we cannot do anything about its operation or maintenance, it will
> remain there as long as the hardware and software keep running. Sadly for
> new LFers all the wisdom of the years is lost, because Blacksheep has no
> archive, one of the main reasons there was a movement towards Yahoo.
> ----- Original Message ----- From: "Mal Hamilton" <[email protected]>
> To: <[email protected]>
> Sent: Monday, September 14, 2015 12:04 AM
> Subject: Re: LF: Facebook LF/MF Amateur Radio Group
> Blacksheep lives on I am pleased to say
> Some tried to close it down a few years ago and failed
> De G3KEV
> Sent from my iPhone
> On 13 Sep 2015, at 22:10, DK7FC <[email protected]> wrote:
>> Blacksheep, the beauty of simplicity :-)
>> Am 13.09.2015 20:29, schrieb M0FMT:
>>> Hi all
>>> I think we got it wrong with Yahoo which I thought was a good idea at the
>>> time, may be Face Book is a mode too far as well..... this works.
>>> 73 es GL Pete M0FMT IO91UX