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Re: [CQ-Contest] Poisson d'Avril Contest

To: Jack Brindle <jackbrindle@earthlink.net>
Subject: Re: [CQ-Contest] Poisson d'Avril Contest
From: Zack Widup <w9sz@prairienet.org>
Date: Fri, 17 Mar 2006 10:07:43 -0600 (CST)
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I guess I should've stated "all the licensed hams on the air at the time".  
We used a spectrum analyzer to scan the ham bands for signals present and 
then went and worked them.

But that whole contest was so weird that we very well may have ended up in 
your logs.  When you start playing with time and the past ...

73, Zack W9SZ

On Fri, 17 Mar 2006, Jack Brindle wrote:

> Wow! Way cool! My memory and logs show that due to technical  
> difficulties (lack of a receiver) that while licensed in 1971, I  
> didn't actually get on the air until the next year, 1972.
> So does this mean that I actually had a QSO in 1971 that I just  
> didn't know about? Should I go take a fresh look at my logs to see if  
> this QSO has been added? It _has_ to be there, after all the FCC  
> required good log keeping back then.
> Imagine, my first QSO with a DX60B and a GR-64 general coverage  
> receiver...
> On Mar 16, 2006, at 8:39 PM, Zack Widup wrote:
> > When I used the time machine in 1996 and recruited The Old Man  
> > (1AW) and
> > Clarence D. Tuska (1WD) to help operate, there was no "real time" - at
> > least, we were pretty confused about it. We did manage to work  
> > every ham
> > that had been licensed, in all the years that they were licensed,  
> > but it
> > really wiped us out.
> >
> > I still think I should've won for getting Nikola Tesla into the  
> > act. No
> > one else had done that successfully. That was the most difficult  
> > part of
> > the contest.
> >
> > 73, Zack W9SZ
> >

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