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Re: [CQ-Contest] Dayton Forum Rooms for DX/Contesting

To: <ku8e@bellsouth.net>, <cq-contest@contesting.com>
Subject: Re: [CQ-Contest] Dayton Forum Rooms for DX/Contesting
From: Pete Smith <n4zr@contesting.com>
Date: Thu, 28 Apr 2005 06:33:45 -0400
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Another point worth mentioning -- several years ago I was the last 
presenter in the antenna forum.  As often happens, there was a 
miscommunication about the end time of the forum, and 10 minutes into my 
talk the forum police appeared and told us we had to get out.  Presumably 
there will be more flexibility at the CP.

I'm with Jeff, in one respect -- if you have ANY other business at Hara the 
lack of bus transport is a PITA.  A shared cab may be the best fix.

73, Pete N4ZR

At 01:02 PM 4/27/2005, ku8e@bellsouth.net wrote:

>   I am glad to see the antenna/ contesting forums move. I have attended 
> the Hamvention for
>  years and it  always sucked having the forums in inside the hot and 
> uncomfortable Hara Arena.
>  Seeing my contest friends is my main reason for even going....
>  I only concern I have - is there any transportation between Hara and the 
> downtown hotels ?
>  I would still like to go over the the arena to pickup some odds and ends 
> and my ride is with
>  someone who is a vendor so I could have a problem getting back downtown...
>If this works out OK it would be neat if maybe some of the vendors who 
>sell contest/DX related
>products had a place to setup down by the Crowne Plaza. Maybe the DX forum 
>could move their
>forum too.  Then there would be no need for me to even go to Hara....
>73, Jeff KU8E
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