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[RTTY] Re: [CQ-Contest] Anonymous RR Plaque

Subject: [RTTY] Re: [CQ-Contest] Anonymous RR Plaque
From: ws7i@ieway.com (Jay)
Date: Wed Oct 30 08:04:07 2002
Actually there were two anonymous plaques sponsered. And both will be issued I 
am sure. There was just a mixup on your year, Barry.  You won the prior year.

---------- Original Message ----------------------------------
From: "Barry " <w2up@mindspring.com>
Reply-to: w2up@mindspring.com

>Don't count your chickens before they hatch. I, too, received a plaque 
>for RTTY Roundup, anonymous sponsor. The odd thing about it was I 
>didn't operate the RR in 2002!
>I sent a note to WS7I, who contacted ARRL. They thanked me for 
>notifying them, and told me they got some of their files crossed between 
>2001 and 2002 and it was a mistake. They're supposed to issue a call 
>tag and have it picked up, but nothing yet, after a week...
>Barry W2UP
>On 29 Oct 2002 Bruce B. Sawyer wrote:
>> I just received a totally unexpected, but much appreciated, package in the
>> mail today from the ARRL.  It was a plaque for last January's RTTY Roundup
>> (DX SOAB/HP), which I had thought was unsponsored.  Some generous person did
>> sponsor this plaque, but chose to remain anonymous.  Thus there's no way I
>> can send him my thanks directly.  My apologies to all for the bandwidth, but
>> somehow I can't let this go by without notice.  So to whomever it may be who
>> decided to put his money on the line in order to support contesting this
>> way, my sincere thanks.  This plaque is deeply appreciated.
>> By the way, I don't think the ARRL made much of a profit off your
>> sponsorship fee.  I noticed the postage to get it here was $23!
>> 73,
>> Bruce, ZF2NT
>> Little Cayman Island
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>Barry Kutner, W2UP              Internet: w2up@mindspring.com
>Newtown, PA                     Frankford Radio Club
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