Interestingly, the largest hamfest in the Phila area is tomorrow,
duing the PA QSO Party. Has been this way for years. Says
something, though I'm not sure what...
Barry W2UP (/3)
On 9 Oct 2004 Jimk8mr@aol.com wrote:
> I haven't seen anything posted here, so I just wanted to provide a
> quick reminder that this weekend is the Pennsylvania QSO Party,
> starting at 1600z today (Saturday).
> It runs to 0500z Sunday, and again from 1300z to 2200z on Sunday.
> Exchange is QSO Number & QTH.
> This is one of the oldest and biggest of the state parties. It has
> tremendous in state activity - including a lot by people who
> ordinarily aren't contesters. A lot of these people don't do a lot of
> CQing, rather just tune around calling people. So it can be a lot of
> fun even for an out of state guy to CQ on a band open to PA ( on SSB)
> and run guys in PA. Unlike most state QSO parties, mults for the PA
> guys include ARRL sections, so you may be in a new/rare one (Hello
> And yes, I'll be out driving around PA. We may also stop in several
> rarer counties to set up an operate as a rover, using a separate W3
> call. Hope to work lots of you!
> 73 - Jim K8MR
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