Actually, sometimes it is easier for scouts to work a contest Q than a
rag-chew Q...they know what they're supposed to say and how to say it. Last
weekend, I was one of the youth scouts who ran NE1C (New England's #1 Crew)
and we uncovered an EU contest (not sure which one it was). We worked a DL
station and the scouts were really enthused that a contact could be so quick
and painless...beats chatting about the weather, I guess.
Good luck to everyone in CQWW.
Mike DeChristopher, KB1FWN
----- Original Message -----
From: "Leigh S. Jones" <email@example.com>
Sent: Monday, October 18, 2004 11:48 PM
Subject: Re: [CQ-Contest] Skeds with Boy Scouts
> Henry, you may have picked a tough weekend for this. I'll bet that 17
> M will work better than 15 M for this. The CQWW phone contest is
> likely to get in the way otherwise. Or else, you might try tuning in
> some DX and letting them make a contest contact or two...
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Henry" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> To: <email@example.com>
> Sent: Monday, October 18, 2004 10:15 AM
> Subject: [CQ-Contest] Skeds with Boy Scouts
> > I know this is a bit outside the scope of the reflector, but this is
> > best group I know. I have some Boy Scouts coming into my shack next
> > Saturday, from about 1-4 local time (PST) to make a few phone
> > What I'm looking for are a few hams that would be normally in the
> > with the radio on and be willing to chat with the boys. I've done
> this kind
> > of thing before without making pre-arrangements only to have few
> > and lots of disappointed kids.
> > I'm North of Eugene, OR with an advanced class ticket and can work
> any band
> > from 160 to 10.
> > I was thinking about 15m or 17m to give a bit of breathing room.
> > Thanks for your help.........
> > Henry Gillow-Wiles
> > KB7RTA
> > firstname.lastname@example.org
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