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1. [CQ-Contest] Typing practice (score: 1)
Author: "James Cain" <>
Date: Wed, 3 Aug 2005 12:38:54 -0400
Blame the idiot who put oh next to zero on the keyboard. Someone could write a little program to scrub a Cabrillo log for errors like this before submission. i.e., "P Four OH is not a valid prefix."
/archives//html/CQ-Contest/2005-08/msg00066.html (8,126 bytes)

2. [CQ-Contest] CT (score: 1)
Author: "Jim Cain" <>
Date: Thu, 7 Jul 2005 10:33:56 -0500
There's an old saying, "Dance with the one who brought you." CT brought all of us who were contesting in 1987 to the party. Actually, CT threw the party. Jim Cain, K1TN ______________________________
/archives//html/CQ-Contest/2005-07/msg00685.html (6,904 bytes)

3. [CQ-Contest] BIG 80m antenna (score: 1)
Author: "Jim Cain" <>
Date: Sat, 16 Jul 2005 09:41:43 -0500
If this antenna stays up for more than four hours, seek immediate medical help. Jim Cain, K1TN/9 _______________________________________________ CQ-Contest mailing list http
/archives//html/CQ-Contest/2005-07/msg00834.html (6,832 bytes)

4. [CQ-Contest] Operating methods or equipment? (score: 1)
Author: "Jim Cain" <>
Date: Mon, 18 Jul 2005 10:30:50 -0500
With apologies to The Fabulous Furry Freak Brothers, A good operator in times of poor equipment is better than a big station in times of a poor operator. (Big Prize to the first person to e-mail to m
/archives//html/CQ-Contest/2005-07/msg00877.html (8,586 bytes)

5. [CQ-Contest] Indiana QSO Party this weekend, too! (score: 1)
Author: "Jim Cain" <>
Date: Wed, 4 May 2005 08:49:37 -0500
I see that the New England QSO Party (this weekend) is offering some culinary prizes, chowdah, lobsters, Ben and Jerry's ice cream, and stuff. I am soliciting sponsors for the following Indiana QSO P
/archives//html/CQ-Contest/2005-05/msg00043.html (8,075 bytes)

6. [CQ-Contest] CW on Tonight Show (score: 1)
Author: "Jim Cain" <>
Date: Sat, 14 May 2005 06:16:51 -0500
Ref. The Tonight Show, Friday, May 13, 2005: How Cool! Congrats to Ken (K6CTW) and Chip (K7JA). You two really did all of us proud. We knew it was a no-contest, even though Ken was handicapped by hav
/archives//html/CQ-Contest/2005-05/msg00170.html (8,994 bytes)

7. [CQ-Contest] UBN (score: 1)
Author: "Jim Cain" <>
Date: Mon, 16 May 2005 14:26:19 -0500
In the 2004 CQ WW CW, my version of CT would not recognize TO4A, so I entered it as FM/TO4A to keep track of multipliers. I submitted the log that way instead of removing the "FM/" and lost four Qs a
/archives//html/CQ-Contest/2005-05/msg00238.html (7,458 bytes)

8. [CQ-Contest] Stew Perry Topband Challenge (long) (score: 1)
Author: "Jim Cain" <>
Date: Sun, 2 Jan 2005 10:13:22 -0600
I don't get out very well on 160 Meters but was determined to make a few QSOs in the Stew Perry Topband Distance Challenge a couple of weeks ago. The trials and tribulations were so monumental that w
/archives//html/CQ-Contest/2005-01/msg00026.html (10,670 bytes)

9. [CQ-Contest] Verticals (score: 1)
Author: "Jim Cain" <>
Date: Tue, 4 Jan 2005 10:22:38 -0600
Maybe if you took the verticals out of the bags.... _______________________________________________ CQ-Contest mailing list
/archives//html/CQ-Contest/2005-01/msg00081.html (6,717 bytes)

10. [CQ-Contest] Secrets of Contesting Chapter 15 (score: 1)
Author: "Jim Cain" <>
Date: Wed, 19 Jan 2005 11:53:22 -0600
Re KH6IJ, In 1973 my young friend Jim White, K4OJ, did a terrific characterization of Nose, KH6IJ, on CW: Dah di Dah, ....................................... Dah ................................. Di
/archives//html/CQ-Contest/2005-01/msg00279.html (7,241 bytes)

11. [CQ-Contest] The battle of the Call Signs (score: 1)
Author: "Jim Cain" <>
Date: Sat, 22 Jan 2005 10:22:27 -0600
In trying to revive my interest in contesting this fall I loaded CT for DOS into an old laptop. I felt like CT was running my call sign together when it sent it on CW, so I reprogrammed my call sign
/archives//html/CQ-Contest/2005-01/msg00323.html (7,925 bytes)

12. [CQ-Contest] Re: Which coax jumpers reduce SO2R interference (score: 1)
Author: "Jim Cain" <>
Date: Wed, 2 Feb 2005 11:56:15 -0600
These comments make sense if you are into RF. 20 years ago I got out of radio and got seriously into high-end analog audio (amassing more than 3,000 LPs in the process). If I had a dollar for every e
/archives//html/CQ-Contest/2005-02/msg00025.html (8,395 bytes)

13. [CQ-Contest] Seeing is believing (score: 1)
Author: "Jim Cain" <>
Date: Fri, 4 Mar 2005 12:10:59 -0600
I saw this on the Top Band reflector from Tree, N6TR: program, I can see signals that you can't hear. I was able to clearly see SM5EDX and CT1EEB." I did a search on Acronym Finder for FFT (17 possib
/archives//html/CQ-Contest/2005-03/msg00027.html (7,554 bytes)

14. [CQ-Contest] W7RM SK (score: 1)
Author: "Jim Cain" <>
Date: Sat, 12 Mar 2005 11:47:50 -0600
"... Noon in Maryland is 9 A.M. in Washington State. It's raining, naturally. One graduate student's mind is not on his first class of the day, but rather on the last, and how he can avoid it. Only t
/archives//html/CQ-Contest/2005-03/msg00188.html (9,370 bytes)

15. [CQ-Contest] Contest ON/OFF times (score: 1)
Author: "Jim Cain" <>
Date: Thu, 17 Mar 2005 12:34:17 -0600
There are two kinds of people: Those who divide people into two groups and those who don't. There are contesters who remember Rubber Clocking and contesters who don't. I am intimately familiar with R
/archives//html/CQ-Contest/2005-03/msg00309.html (8,824 bytes)

16. [CQ-Contest] 10M NAQP Weirdness (score: 1)
Author: "Jim Cain" <>
Date: Tue, 13 Jan 2004 14:28:57 -0500
Thomas: This was your opportunity to work yourself. Sort of a unique unique, something for the log-checkers to hyperventilate over. Think teeter-totter, or an M.C. Escher drawing. This could lead to
/archives//html/CQ-Contest/2004-01/msg00152.html (10,638 bytes)

17. [CQ-Contest] 10M NAQP Weirdness (score: 1)
Author: "Jim Cain" <>
Date: Wed, 14 Jan 2004 13:45:28 -0500
Re W7RN's echo experience, I don't get all this tooth grinding over solar system distances and conspiracy theories. Isn't this really a metaphysical question? To wit: A valid contact is a 2-way conta
/archives//html/CQ-Contest/2004-01/msg00170.html (10,167 bytes)

18. [CQ-Contest] Feb 04 QST op-ed article (score: 1)
Author: "Jim Cain" <>
Date: Sun, 18 Jan 2004 11:09:11 -0600
The U.S. phone band allocations are smaller than the rest of the world's phone bands to give non-Ws a "U.S.-Free Zone." I'm grateful that we have CW bands (Non-Phone Zones). Famous quote: "Contesting
/archives//html/CQ-Contest/2004-01/msg00272.html (9,920 bytes)

19. [CQ-Contest] K4OJ (score: 1)
Author: "Jim Cain" <>
Date: Fri, 13 Feb 2004 11:08:44 -0600
He was quite a guy, and I knew him. 30 years ago, Jim White and I cooked up outrageous schemes that sure seemed hilarious at the time. Like, "KH6IJ is using up all the dits in the universe and there
/archives//html/CQ-Contest/2004-02/msg00280.html (9,951 bytes)

20. [CQ-Contest] K4OJ recognition (score: 1)
Author: "Jim Cain" <>
Date: Mon, 16 Feb 2004 09:52:36 -0600
Thom: Your points are well taken. It's all about politics, knowing the "right" people, and shameless self-promotion. None of which apply to Jim White, K4OJ. Two years ago I tried to nominate the most
/archives//html/CQ-Contest/2004-02/msg00320.html (8,129 bytes)

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