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To: Peter J Hudson who wrote (13568)10/25/2004 9:11:22 PM
From: Maurice Winn
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Hi Pete. Still going I see. There are a LOT of Siers who have disappeared, but must still be lurking in 3D somewhere. I hope you have a Globalstar phone.

Happy trails,
Mq

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To: Maurice Winn who wrote (13569)10/26/2004 11:20:01 PM
From: Peter J Hudson
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Hi Maurice,

I'm still around. Q is still my largest holding by far. I have two Globalstar phones at work. They don't get much use though, just remote work. Cell coverage is pretty good, even in the frozen north.

I still use the SI for information on CDMA / Q. I don't post much. What little I could contribute always is covered by the many experts. The Qualcomm vision, CDMA victory has come true. No sense beating that drum anymore. I just couldn't pass up this old thread when it came up.

I already voted.

Pete

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To: Peter J Hudson who wrote (13570)10/27/2004 6:59:51 AM
From: Maurice Winn
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Peter, <They don't get much use though, just remote work. Cell coverage is pretty good, even in the frozen north.>

Globalstar might as well undercut the terrestrial services to fill the satellites and at least sell more phones.

One thing that has somewhat surprised me is the trend to subscribers buying higher-priced phones with more features than phones just getting cheaper and cheaper. That's great for QUALCOMM ASIC sales prices and royalties.

That trend might continue for 2 decades, as it has for personal computers [nearly 30 years actually]. If QCOM can be the Wintel of cyberphones, that's a BIG market cap and income.

Mqurice

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To: Peter J Hudson who wrote (13570)10/27/2004 8:17:46 AM
From: Cooters
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Pete,

Still have my G* phone, I am on what is/was called a seasonal plan where I pay $10/mo just to keep it activated. I can switch over to another plan for a month if I know I'll be using it. Going to Costa Rica in March, probably the next time I'll need it.

Cooters

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To: JohnG who wrote (11227)6/22/2006 2:35:41 PM
From: AD
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still one of the best posts on SI

Thanks, I still get a laugh every time I read it!

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From: Maurice Winn2/7/2008 6:50:36 PM
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Ooops, 2007 went by without a post in this stream. Oh well, here is one for 2008.

Mqurice

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To: Maurice Winn who wrote (13574)2/16/2008 5:22:19 PM
From: quidditch
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Yes, let's tip a split or two to the days when this thread was launched. Cheers and good health to all those on deck at the time.

quid

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To: Maurice Winn who wrote (13574)3/5/2008 10:49:28 AM
From: Eric L
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In Memoriam ...

Mq

<< Ooops, 2007 went by without a post in this stream. Oh well, here is one for 2008. >>

Wise to keep the lights burning. One can never have enough QUALCOMM boards on SI, and unmoderated ones, with common-sensical rules only, are increasingly rare.

Almost 8 years ago (08/08/2000) with QCOM trading at $30.5 ($61 pre-split) Eric Jhonsa commented ...

And so this once-great board fades into oblivion, put to an end by the discontinuous innovation known as Ramsey Su's Moderated Qualcomm Thread. It closes not with a bang, but....

... to which JGoren responded:

The board was killed by too many stupid posts. Will the last one out please close the door.

Cheers,

- eQ -

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To: Eric L who wrote (13576)3/5/2008 11:52:34 AM
From: Maurice Winn
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Eric Jhonsa's last post, which was a year after his previous one:http://siliconinvestor.com/readmsg.aspx?msgid=20533555

Over the years, a LOT of people have departed from SI for various reasons, some of them fatal.

SI arrived in a burst of light, running in internet time. Now, a dozen years later, the years flash by as though internet time is running in reverse. Cyberspace is strange.

Meanwhile, QUALCOMM continues apace, with Gobi and other good things, such as a new Globalstar constellation perhaps, continuing to be created.

Mqurice

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To: Maurice Winn who wrote (13574)6/16/2012 11:17:45 PM
From: Eric L
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The lights are dim but the switch still works for this unmoderated board ...

<< Ooops, 2007 went by without a post in this stream. Oh well, here is one for 2008. >>

mQ,

2009, 2010, 2011 also went by without a post in this stream. This is one for 2012.

QCOM just closed week 24 of 2012 at $56.50 well off its 52-Wk High of $68.87 (and it was nice to get through resistance at ~$60 to see an 11 year high), BUT it was also well off its 52-Wk Low of $45.98. Friday's QCOM price was almost the same as its 2008 high ($56.88)) set in mid-August 2008 just before the full inpact of global recession hit

Qualcomm Market Cap is now $96.86 Billion.

Cheers,

- Eq -

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