Date: Wed, 16 Nov 1994 08:25:41 EST From: BERGDAHL[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]OUVAXA.CATS.OHIOU.EDU Subject: Re: On the other 86 From: NAME: David Bergdahl FUNC: English TEL: (614) 593-2783 To: MX%"ADS-L[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]"[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]MRGATE[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]OUVAX I haven't been a radio ham in 40 yrs, but the AARL handbook usaed to have numeral expressions (e.g. "88" = love & kisses) which were originally used in telegraphy. Perhaps 86 is one of those, but I'm only guessing. The only context I've ever seen it is on resturant menus. DAVID David Bergdahl Ohio University/Athens OH BERGDAHL[AT SYMBOL GOES HERE]OUVAXA.CaTS.OHIOU.EDU