>> I thought I had done fairly well. Several times near
>> the end I swept the band and was hard pressed to find
>> someone not in the log. Afterwards I saw the claimed
>> scores. A ham abt 300 miles south of me just cleaned
>> my clock (1017 q's vs 651).
>I really enjoyed reading your post. It reminded me of back when I got
>hooked on contesting. I had the best time in the 1972 Sweepstakes. I
>worked my butt off and made, I think it was, 71 QSOs.
>(1975) the Southern California Contest Club was founded. I was
>In 1976 I came in 2nd in LAX with nearly 1000 QSOs. I was
>(W6RTT) who was guest opping a
>(W6RR), hoping to win it. Guest operating is a good
>way to get louder than you are at home.
>Welcome to the game, Bob. Just love it, keep getting into the fray,
>contest club (if you haven't already), and the rest will take care of
>itself. Congrats on your 651 QSOs. It takes a serious and dedicated
>operator to make 651 QSOs in ANY contest. Keep it up!
This cannot be true !
Can there be someone who has been in this hobby for 35 years and still
going strong and wants to improve?
And you claim you have some friends somewhere?
Can't be true !
I do not think this kind of a hobby exists.
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