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21. [CQ-Contest] ARRL DX CW VY2LZ/VY2ZM - The Agony and the Ecstasy (score: 1)
Author: "Jim Cain" <>
Date: Tue, 24 Feb 2004 17:01:18 -0600
Ref 3830 posting: Hi Jeff (and Krassy): I am glad the asylum let you two out long enough to make a big spash in the contest. Makes going to the Carib. seem so, uh, easy. Congrats on one of the best p
/archives//html/CQ-Contest/2004-02/msg00430.html (7,474 bytes)

22. [CQ-Contest] CQ NV (score: 1)
Author: "Jim Cain" <>
Date: Sun, 29 Feb 2004 06:16:56 -0600
Nevada contesters write: Try being a "1" station in Misssssissssippppi. MS can, and has, been mis-copied as MA, MD, ME, MI, MB, NH, NS, NB, and NE. Not to mention that "MS" is also the number "7." La
/archives//html/CQ-Contest/2004-02/msg00515.html (8,152 bytes)

23. [CQ-Contest] IC-7800 (score: 1)
Author: "Jim Cain" <>
Date: Sun, 14 Mar 2004 10:47:59 -0600
In the current ARRL Letter there's a news item entitled "HQ staffers get IC-7800 preview." The article says "Although a retail price has not yet been firmed up, it's anticipated that owning an IC-780
/archives//html/CQ-Contest/2004-03/msg00266.html (7,524 bytes)

24. [CQ-Contest] ARRL DX Test (score: 1)
Author: "Jim Cain" <>
Date: Mon, 15 Mar 2004 10:34:14 -0600
The high band/low band categories were instituted when I was arrl "contest editor" (actually, "assistant communications manager") in 1975 or 1976 (and was an active competitor). I am pretty sure thi
/archives//html/CQ-Contest/2004-03/msg00297.html (9,448 bytes)

25. [CQ-Contest] physical antenna diversity reception (score: 1)
Author: "Jim Cain" <>
Date: Tue, 16 Mar 2004 10:35:00 -0600
Obviously, something different from virtual antenna diversity reception, something I am looking into. jim cain, k1tn/5 -- The world's top contesters battle it out in Finland! THE OFFICIAL FILM of WR
/archives//html/CQ-Contest/2004-03/msg00364.html (8,154 bytes)

26. [CQ-Contest] Awesome offer (score: 1)
Author: "Jim Cain" <>
Date: Thu, 6 May 2004 10:12:28 -0500
I will be at the Saturday evening Contest Dinner the weekend of the Dayton Hamvention. Anyone who has a copy of my book, "YASME, The Danny Weil and Colvin Radio Expeditions," and would like for me to
/archives//html/CQ-Contest/2004-05/msg00032.html (7,105 bytes)

27. [CQ-Contest] Meaningful Contest Exchange (score: 1)
Author: "Jim Cain" <>
Date: Sat, 8 May 2004 12:14:36 -0500
You can prove you made radio contact by having the other station's call sign. The only thing I can think of that is important in an exchange is multiplier information, e.g. state, ARRL Section, Canad
/archives//html/CQ-Contest/2004-05/msg00054.html (8,760 bytes)

28. [CQ-Contest] NYTimes article touts BPL (score: 1)
Author: "Jim Cain" <>
Date: Sun, 11 Jul 2004 06:55:37 -0500
The technology section of the July 11, 2004 New York times has an article about BPL by James Fallows, a well-known and respected political writer. There is no mention of any downside. http://www.nyti
/archives//html/CQ-Contest/2004-07/msg00069.html (7,170 bytes)

29. [CQ-Contest] NYTimes article touts BPL (score: 1)
Author: "Jim Cain" <>
Date: Mon, 12 Jul 2004 09:34:19 -0500
The New York Times on the web runs a list of the 25 articles most e-mailed in the past 24 hours. The article on BPL that ran Jul. 11 was listed, this morning, as Number 2 most e-mailed. It probably i
/archives//html/CQ-Contest/2004-07/msg00078.html (7,130 bytes)

30. [CQ-Contest] ARRL 2004 CW DX Contest results online (score: 1)
Author: "Jim Cain" <>
Date: Fri, 23 Jul 2004 11:51:38 -0500
If we could bottle Scott Robbins, W4PA's enthusiastic online report of the ARRL 2004 CW DX Contest report and successfully market it to newcomers, the death of amateur radio might turn out to have be
/archives//html/CQ-Contest/2004-07/msg00156.html (7,167 bytes)

31. [CQ-Contest] Another gratuitous SS-CW trick (score: 1)
Author: "Jim Cain" <>
Date: Sun, 14 Nov 2004 11:28:02 -0600
Listening and/or transmitting in the time (minutes? hours?) leading up to the official starting time of the SS is operating, and must be added to the 24 hours of allowed operating time for SS. If you
/archives//html/CQ-Contest/2004-11/msg00353.html (10,032 bytes)

32. [CQ-Contest] Another gratuitous SS-CW Trick (score: 1)
Author: "Jim Cain" <>
Date: Mon, 15 Nov 2004 11:50:05 -0600
I didn't mean to imply that "warming up" before 2100Z should count as operating time. We all need a lap or two around the track and a few stretching exercises before the starting gun. But I still bel
/archives//html/CQ-Contest/2004-11/msg00386.html (9,484 bytes)

33. [CQ-Contest] SO2R (score: 1)
Author: "Jim Cain" <>
Date: Wed, 1 Dec 2004 15:21:47 -0600
Isn't SO2R simply the ability of one operator to change bands quickly? If so, why is there an SO2R check-off box on the 3830 Reflector score reporting form? Who cares? What's all the hand wringing ab
/archives//html/CQ-Contest/2004-12/msg00064.html (7,561 bytes)

34. [CQ-Contest] one call sign (score: 1)
Author: "Jim Cain" <>
Date: Tue, 7 Dec 2004 11:07:03 -0600
John Brosnahan, W0UN's comments are right on, and I could not have said it better. I would add one thing: "Single Band" also should mean Single Mode. Nearly 30 years ago when I was competing in ARRL
/archives//html/CQ-Contest/2004-12/msg00350.html (9,572 bytes)

35. [CQ-Contest] HST (score: 1)
Author: "Jim Cain" <>
Date: Tue, 21 Dec 2004 12:24:28 -0600
It was KV4AA for number of QSOs in a single calendar year. I remember writing this news story in the early 1990s and if I remember correctly it was for 1976, when Spenceley used the "Bicentennial ca
/archives//html/CQ-Contest/2004-12/msg00662.html (7,259 bytes)

36. [CQ-Contest] The "Check" in SS (score: 1)
Author: "Jim Cain" <>
Date: Sat, 8 Nov 2003 07:05:29 -0500
I was beginning to wonder if the SS rules had changed, so I checked, so to speak, and in this case they haven't: "4.4. Check (the last two digits of the year you were first licensed)." "You" is a per
/archives//html/CQ-Contest/2003-11/msg00110.html (8,839 bytes)

37. [CQ-Contest] The "Check" in SS (score: 1)
Author: "Jim Cain" <>
Date: Fri, 14 Nov 2003 12:31:54 -0500
I didn't say anything about verification, and neither do the SS rules. Do you mean you can't remember the year in which you were first licensed? Anyone who can remember his or her first call sign ca
/archives//html/CQ-Contest/2003-11/msg00171.html (8,368 bytes)

38. [CQ-Contest] Schrodinger's Cat (score: 1)
Author: "Jim Cain" <>
Date: Sun, 7 Dec 2003 08:03:20 -0500
Although not a contester, Erwin Schrodinger, in his Dublin lectures that led to "What is Life?" used the Morse code as an example of "information carriers" (dits and dahs), in describing his theory t
/archives//html/CQ-Contest/2003-12/msg00190.html (7,370 bytes)

39. [CQ-Contest] Printable line scores (score: 1)
Author: Jim Cain <>
Date: Wed, 10 Aug 2005 14:47:10 -0400 (GMT-04:00)
Printable line scores: WONDERFUL! Thank you. Jim Cain, K1TN _______________________________________________ CQ-Contest mailing list
/archives//html/CQ-Contest/2005-08/msg00226.html (6,981 bytes)

40. [CQ-Contest] Hugh Cassidy, WA6AUD, SK (score: 1)
Author: "James Cain" <>
Date: Sat, 17 Sep 2005 18:53:24 -0400
Hugh Cassidy, WA6AUD, died Sept. 9 at age 88. He wrote and published the West Coast DX Bulletin from 1968 to 1979. His obituary in the Marin County (California) Independent Journal is at http://www.l
/archives//html/CQ-Contest/2005-09/msg00189.html (7,171 bytes)

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