an ordinary or regular person; also, a rather incompetent person
He is a real ham-and-egger, rubbing elbows with the construction workers and plumbers and cops at the local watering hole.
from the old days when miners held boxing matches; the winner got money, the loser got a ham and egg meal
Insight also a ham radio recording of army messages during the fatal afternoon.
His own knowledge of electronic circuitry was limited to ham radio experience, and even that was many years out of date.