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1. Re: [CQ-Contest] J7zeroJ Spots (score: 1)
Author: "Bob, W3IDT" <>
Date: Wed, 21 Feb 2007 20:36:46 -0500
I want to reinforce Dan's comments... Many of the bad J7zeroJ (and the 4zero1A )spots were likely due to bad typing. [BTW I was on a professional committee in the very early 1970's when attaching key
/archives//html/CQ-Contest/2007-02/msg00367.html (10,168 bytes)

2. [CQ-Contest] Small knobs: Simple (partial) fix (score: 1)
Author: "Bob, W3IDT" <>
Date: Sat, 07 Jul 2007 16:50:13 -0400
I put fat, white, rubber furniture tips (aka crutch tips) on the RIT controls of my ts-930 and icom 756pro. The former took one such tip (probably 5/8"); the latter needed a smaller black tip inside
/archives//html/CQ-Contest/2007-07/msg00108.html (6,880 bytes)

3. [CQ-Contest] Deleted sections: old MDC and new MDC (score: 1)
Author: "Bob, W3IDT" <>
Date: Thu, 05 Nov 2009 17:29:53 -0500
MDC once was *Maryland *Delaware and district of *Columbia. Once DE became its own section, MDC became *Maryland and *District of *Columbia or MD + DC without the dup on D Bob, w3idt -- .............
/archives//html/CQ-Contest/2009-11/msg00121.html (7,398 bytes)

4. Re: [CQ-Contest] Congrats to Gene, W3ZZ (score: 1)
Author: "Bob, W3IDT" <>
Date: Mon, 01 Aug 2011 12:20:32 -0400
Congratulations to Gene, w3zz (ex w3bqv, k1anv), my car-pooling member to the PVRC(NW)/Frederick meetings for many years (though our joint history seems to go back to the late 1950's in New England c
/archives//html/CQ-Contest/2011-08/msg00005.html (8,473 bytes)

5. Re: [CQ-Contest] A little section history (score: 1)
Author: "Bob, W3IDT" <>
Date: Fri, 10 Aug 2012 14:19:47 -0400
At some point in the recent past (1970s?) the "MDC" section - {M)aryland + (D)elaware + district of (C)olumbia - was split into "DE" and "MDC" - now just MD + DC. Bob, w3idt -- ex DC resident .......
/archives//html/CQ-Contest/2012-08/msg00112.html (13,218 bytes)

6. Re: [CQ-Contest] Contest Activity from DC (score: 1)
Author: "Bob, W3IDT" <>
Date: Wed, 12 Dec 2012 18:57:07 -0500
Peter, others, "435 multipliers": Interesting comment... Hope you don't mind a little historical information... The District of Columbia (DC) is NOT a Congressional District as are the "435 multiplie
/archives//html/CQ-Contest/2012-12/msg00122.html (12,665 bytes)

7. [CQ-Contest] Fwd: Club Circle Rule: A Proposal for the Future (score: 1)
Author: "Bob, W3IDT" <>
Date: Sat, 02 Feb 2013 16:14:28 -0500
All, The (175 mile radius) club circle rule dates from the early 1970s, and was enacted to prevent large "virtual" contest clubs from having members, in effect, from throughout the United States. Als
/archives//html/CQ-Contest/2013-02/msg00061.html (9,436 bytes)

8. Re: [CQ-Contest] Contester's Eyglasses (score: 1)
Author: "Bob, W3IDT" <>
Date: Thu, 14 Mar 2013 17:58:05 -0400
Extending the discussion of eyeglasses... My eyesight is bad enough that one pair of progressive lenses would leave only a very narrow slit focused on any one distance (bi- or trifocals would of cour
/archives//html/CQ-Contest/2013-03/msg00303.html (9,462 bytes)

9. Re: [CQ-Contest] When is speed not speedy? (score: 1)
Author: "Bob, W3IDT" <>
Date: Tue, 28 May 2013 17:14:14 -0400
Charlie, hs0zcw, is right: Slowing down to the caller's speed used to be standard; but now, *very* few ops will do so (maybe we should keep a list to make public). I even have a function key programm
/archives//html/CQ-Contest/2013-05/msg00323.html (12,043 bytes)

10. Re: [CQ-Contest] When is speed not speedy? (score: 1)
Author: "Bob, W3IDT" <>
Date: Thu, 30 May 2013 19:23:00 -0400
John, I think you missed one of my comments (below) in this thread (and reminded me that there was on other item I could have added): a. You said, "If you call someone, they assume that you were alre
/archives//html/CQ-Contest/2013-05/msg00393.html (13,986 bytes)

11. [CQ-Contest] Talking "Sunday Drivers" through the exchange (score: 1)
Author: "Bob, W3IDT" <>
Date: Fri, 22 Nov 2013 15:23:10 -0500
...snip To borrow from a recent CQWW thread, should an op be DQed for walking a "Sunday driver" through the exchange information without requiring the Sunday drive to perform the difficult task of pa
/archives//html/CQ-Contest/2013-11/msg00228.html (11,745 bytes)

12. Re: [CQ-Contest] Dual Monitors / Eye Glasses (score: 1)
Author: "Bob, W3IDT" <>
Date: Mon, 17 Mar 2014 19:02:21 -0400
As others have tried to point out: Seeing the monitor(s), keyboard, radio(s), etc., without eye strain is a major human factors issue in contest station design. Prior to my recent cataract surgery (b
/archives//html/CQ-Contest/2014-03/msg00170.html (13,070 bytes)

13. [CQ-Contest] 1980s checks in SS/SSB. (score: 1)
Author: "Bob, W3IDT" <>
Date: Thu, 20 Nov 2014 17:02:28 -0500
There MAY be another phenomenon re 1980's checks... (Daughter) K3MIM was initially licensed in 1989 (as KA3UBJ). When starting 'serious' SS/SSB (from the W3LPL dx-contest station) she found "89" gene
/archives//html/CQ-Contest/2014-11/msg00135.html (9,348 bytes)

14. Re: [CQ-Contest] Beginner Contester Flyer (score: 1)
Author: "Bob, W3IDT" <>
Date: Thu, 18 Jun 2015 17:05:16 -0400
So I'm looking for ideas as to why someone should do contests. Anyone? Joe WB9SBD What you want to find is an article written by W2SKE (Major CBS honcho in the 1950s and 1960s): The Battle Of The Ham
/archives//html/CQ-Contest/2015-06/msg00170.html (8,707 bytes)

15. Re: [CQ-Contest] VY1JA Two QSO's Talk about Murphy.. (score: 1)
Author: "Bob, W3IDT" <>
Date: Mon, 5 Nov 2018 15:08:58 -0500
While beginning to fiddle with RTTY in the recent past, I entered the NAQP RTTY contest... Had spotting ON, so Multi-Op per NAQP rules. Made ONE contact. Was at the end of the Multi-Op listing in NCJ
/archives//html/CQ-Contest/2018-11/msg00021.html (12,814 bytes)

16. Re: [CQ-Contest] broadbanding 80m delta loop (score: 1)
Author: "Bob, W3IDT" <>
Date: Mon, 29 Jul 2019 16:03:50 -0400
I remember an old article by L B Cebik . . . Newest version, cites Cebik's (w4rnl, sk) work: (QEX November/December 2018) Bob, w3idt .......
/archives//html/CQ-Contest/2019-07/msg00138.html (11,925 bytes)

17. Re: [CQ-Contest] SSB Phonetics (score: 1)
Author: "Bob, W3IDT" <>
Date: Tue, 24 Mar 2020 01:47:43 -0400
I explicitly ask that responders speak slower and use long phonetics. As posted in the PVRC reflector on this same topic, I'll use US geography based Whiskey Three Indiana Delaware Tennessee (or Wash
/archives//html/CQ-Contest/2020-03/msg00212.html (12,288 bytes)

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