I'm afraid there may be some misconceptions about ham radio operators.
Let me start with a descriptive list about them.
Not every ham radio operator is:
- Stuck in their ways
- Adverse to change
- Unwilling to learn
Some of us are:
Granted, there are some who embody the former list. They are often the loudest, and – as we know – the loudest voices in the group are often mistaken for the group as a whole. But ham radio operators are diverse. They do not all share the same reason for becoming licensed, nor do they share the same interests. The only commonality is radio.
I urge you not to be turned off by those cantankerous complainers. There is a niche for everyone in ham radio. Perhaps DPCN is the niche for you.