[time-nuts] ebay warning
Chuck Forsberg WA7KGX N2469R
caf at omen.com
Tue Feb 21 23:07:50 UTC 2012
I suspect we do better educating special needs children than most of
those 25 countries.
On 02/21/2012 02:33 PM, Tom Knox wrote:
> Sadly I heard recently that the US is 27th in Math and 25th in Science. I challenge the old DXers too name 25 countries smarter then we are. I cannot.
> I guess that means we are not much better at geography.
> Thomas Knox
>> From: albertson.chris at gmail.com
>> Date: Tue, 21 Feb 2012 13:39:31 -0800
>> To: time-nuts at febo.com
>> Subject: Re: [time-nuts] ebay warning
>> On Tue, Feb 21, 2012 at 1:03 PM, Steve<steve-krull at cox.net> wrote:
>>> Be cautious when straying off the tourist track over there. The Silk Market in Beijing for example. Showing interest in knock-off Rolex's in one stall
>> I bought a knock-off Rolex. But not exactly there. The seller was
>> careful and kept them in the back. They had several different grades.
>> He started at the top with one that looked OK but I wanted an obvious
>> At first China only offered low skill, low wage assembly line type
>> labor. But now they graduate more engineers than the US does each
>> year. We (in the US) are on the wrong end of an "education gap".
>> This happened with Japan years ago.
>> Look at ham radio in China. Here is it for the most part old men who
>> remember the days of vacuum tubes and CW. In China it is a hobby for
>> the young middle class, mostly trained engineers.
>> Chris Albertson
>> Redondo Beach, California
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