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Re: [CQ-Contest] Sleeping during ARRL DX Contest

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Subject: Re: [CQ-Contest] Sleeping during ARRL DX Contest
From: Zack Widup <w9sz@prairienet.org>
Date: Fri, 5 May 2006 14:45:43 -0500 (CDT)
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> W4PA writes:
> > My 8P9PA log from ARRL DX CW three months ago shows 379 QSO's in the log
> > between midnight and 6 a.m. local time Sunday - this includes 30 minutes in 
> > two
> > 15 minute stretches where I fell asleep in the operating chair at the key.  
> > 379
> > Q's/5.5 hours = 69 QSO's/hr.  I think taking a break would have been a major

I fell asleep ON the key(er) once.  I woke up to the sound of 
"dah-dah-dah-dah..." To this day I have no idea how long I was asleep with 
that going on.  :)

73, Zack W9SZ

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