well, 15 hours for 21 contacts (last ARRL DX ) i do like to have a bit of
time to congratulate myself when i make a new contact.
it is interesting that all the modern equipment is of not much use in a
QSO limited environment.
last CQWW i used the venerable NC183 and ARC5 driving a 6AG7/6K6 at a
measured 5 watts out fighting a battle between myself and K7SS.
i am sure he had computer logging, a modern transceiver etc, but 5 watts
is 5 watts.
sure you get KH6ZM on the first try, but how about XE2WWW?
we both live on the same cliff about 10 miles apart
On Sun, 27 Feb 2011 13:29:48 -0800 Jim Brown <email@example.com>
> On 2/22/2011 4:38 PM, firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
> > working the 2011 ARRL DX contest with a National NC183 and a WWII
> > VFO and an 833a and a long piece of wire, to me that is fun!!
> > mike w7dra
> I love it! But is it hard to talk with your tongue planted so
> firmly in
> your cheek?
> 73, Jim K9YC
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