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Re: [CQ-Contest] PARDON ME ?????

To: Todd Bendtsen <ve5mx@sasktel.net>
Subject: Re: [CQ-Contest] PARDON ME ?????
From: "Kenneth E. Harker" <kenharker@kenharker.com>
Date: Fri, 8 Apr 2005 08:29:41 -0700
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On Fri, Apr 08, 2005 at 03:05:38AM +0000, Todd Bendtsen wrote:

> "Have you ever worked a NWT, YT, and NU all in the same ARRL contest??"
> Have you ever lived in any one of those places in contest season??? I dare 
> say 90% of the people on this list don't realize that the main goal from mid 
> October till the end of March is merely to survive the winter. Satisfying 
> the hoards in a contest is certainly a secondary consideration. VY1JA is to 
> be heartily commended for his efforts.

Not to mention that the combined population of those regions is 
roughly comparable to the population of the town of Victoria, Texas.  
There's just not a lot of people up there in the first place.

Kenneth E. Harker WM5R

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