Interesting, but that wouldn't explain the same stupid
action in assigning forum rooms last year.
As for me, I'm not going to buy a Hamvention ticket this
I'm going to Dayton for a club meeting (Caribbean Contesting
Consortium - PJ2T), for the DX and Contest Dinners, and the
Antenna and Contest Forums. Since they are **all** now
scheduled for the Crown Plaza, there is nothing at Hara Arena
that I **need** to go for, and no reason to buy a Hamvention
I'll miss visiting with some vendors, I'll miss the DX Forum
(unless it also gets moved to the Crowne Plaza), I'll miss
bumping into some non-contesting friends, but I can at least
deny the Hamvention of my $$. (I'm not much of a flea market
person, so I won't miss it).
Jeff Maass K8ND
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Ron Notarius [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org]
> Sent: Tuesday, April 26, 2005 10:13 AM
> To: email@example.com; firstname.lastname@example.org
> Subject: Re: [CQ-Contest] Dayton Forum Rooms for DX/Contesting
> Well Jeff, I've been told privately by A Reliable Source that my information
> was incorrect, as is your bet. I am not at liberty to pass on the
> information I have; suffice to say that the answer is one I would have never
> guessed at.
> I have also been told by my Source that the area formerly occupied by Forum
> Room 1 is going to be put to another use this year. I'll bet you apples to
> oranges that when people find out what that use is, the user will be blamed
> for forum relocation.
> ----- Original Message -----
> From: "Jeff Maass" <email@example.com>
> To: "Ron Notarius" <firstname.lastname@example.org>; <email@example.com>
> Sent: Monday, April 25, 2005 6:41 PM
> Subject: RE: [CQ-Contest] Dayton Forum Rooms for DX/Contesting
> > Absent any plausible explanation for this scheduling
> > stupidity from the New Regime at the Hamvention, my
> > bet is that they didn't want to rent all the chairs.
> > > -----Original Message-----
> > > From: firstname.lastname@example.org
> > > [mailto:email@example.com]On Behalf Of Ron Notarius
> > > Sent: Monday, April 25, 2005 12:28 PM
> > > To: firstname.lastname@example.org
> > > Subject: Re: [CQ-Contest] Dayton Forum Rooms for DX/Contesting
> > >
> > >
> > > Last year, the entire area that had formerly been the old area was not
> > > use -- blocked off completely. I seem to recall hearing that there was
> > > physical problem (leaking roof?) that prevented the Hamvention from
> > > that area for anything at all.
> > >
> > > ----- Original Message -----
> > > > Date: Sun, 24 Apr 2005 08:16:54 -0700
> > > > From: "KJ6RA" <email@example.com>
> > > > Subject: [CQ-Contest] Dayton Forum Rooms for DX/Contesting
> > > > To: <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> > > >
> > > > I see that the folks at Dayton have again repeated the disaster of
> > > > year.
> > > >
> > > > Herding us all into Room 4 again is, in my mind a complete sham. What
> > > > happen to using the old area?
> > > > I would have thought after last years fiasco they might have got the
> > > > hint and went back to using the much larger area.
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