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1. Re: [CQ-Contest] 1st legal limit amplifier (score: 1)
Date: Fri, 17 Dec 2010 18:33:22 +0000 (UTC)
Tim; I guess the begging question is; "What is your budget, and how serious do you want to be?" I am currently using an Ameritron AL-1500, which is one of the most robust amps out there for the price
/archives//html/CQ-Contest/2010-12/msg00252.html (12,343 bytes)

2. [CQ-Contest] SOSB (160) Results (score: 1)
Author: W7VO <>
Date: Wed, 9 Mar 2011 17:27:12 +0000 (UTC)
How is this even possible? US/VE SOSB/160 HP NJ1F 332 211 6 210,156 YCCC WOW! 73; Mike, W7VO _______________________________________________ CQ-Contest mailing list http://l
/archives//html/CQ-Contest/2011-03/msg00098.html (7,038 bytes)

3. Re: [CQ-Contest] Antenna slippage on mast (score: 1)
Author: "Mike Ritz, W7VO" <>
Date: Fri, 2 Dec 2011 22:39:06 +0000 (UTC)
Yes. Take them all down and ship them to me. Well, wait a minute. Only 4 elements on 40? Never mind..... ;-) 73; Mike, W7VO -- Original Message -- From: "Guy Molinari" <> To:
/archives//html/CQ-Contest/2011-12/msg00059.html (8,145 bytes)

4. Re: [CQ-Contest] ARRL 10 ZX5J YOUNG CONTESTERS TEAM VIDEOS (score: 1)
Author: "Mike Ritz, W7VO" <>
Date: Thu, 15 Dec 2011 21:29:48 +0000 (UTC)
Fantastic! Keeping young kids off video games and into radiosport. Well done! 73; Mike, W7VO Dear guys, some videos link with PP1CZ`s videos from ZX5J young contesters enfort at ARRL 10m Contest. 73s
/archives//html/CQ-Contest/2011-12/msg00182.html (8,215 bytes)

5. Re: [CQ-Contest] Can a call be too short? (score: 1)
Author: "Mike Ritz, W7VO" <>
Date: Wed, 15 Feb 2012 16:44:50 +0000 (UTC)
John; The one thing I have heard is that you generally do not want a call that ends in a dit, such as the letters B, I, S, H, E, G, etc. That dit often gets "lost in translation". Mike, W7VO I know w
/archives//html/CQ-Contest/2012-02/msg00111.html (9,757 bytes)

6. [CQ-Contest] Thanks from N7J! (score: 1)
Author: "Mike Ritz, W7VO" <>
Date: Mon, 7 May 2012 22:21:58 +0000 (UTC)
Just a special thanks to all the VERY patient contest operators that worked N7J in the 7QP test last weekend. We set up a special event station to get a bunch of newly minted and normally "HF inactiv
/archives//html/CQ-Contest/2012-05/msg00051.html (7,532 bytes)

7. [CQ-Contest] Pacific NW DX Convention Deadline (score: 1)
Author: "Mike Ritz, W7VO" <>
Date: Wed, 13 Jun 2012 16:54:48 +0000 (UTC)
Sorry to spam the list, but this is just a reminder that this Friday, June 15th is the deadline to register for the Pacific NW DX Convention, and receive TWO free Grand Prize tickets per entry! Infor
/archives//html/CQ-Contest/2012-06/msg00155.html (7,145 bytes)

8. Re: [CQ-Contest] Dunestar filters (score: 1)
Author: "Mike Ritz, W7VO" <>
Date: Tue, 6 Nov 2012 23:39:48 +0000 (UTC)
You can probably just call Ron, N7EA over at Dunestar. They are located in St Helens, OR (about 5 miles from my house...).\ 73; Mike, W7VO Can anyone point me to someplace on the int
/archives//html/CQ-Contest/2012-11/msg00092.html (8,281 bytes)

9. Re: [CQ-Contest] Field Day Rules Change(s) (score: 1)
Author: "Mike Ritz, W7VO" <>
Date: Fri, 17 May 2013 17:09:02 +0000 (UTC)
What happened to "Field Day is not a contest"? ;-) 73; Mike, W7VO This one raised my eyebrow in the 2013 Field Day rules: "The use of switching systems that allow for lockout in order to use multiple
/archives//html/CQ-Contest/2013-05/msg00167.html (8,675 bytes)

10. [CQ-Contest] Contest video songs? (score: 1)
Author: "Mike Ritz, W7VO" <>
Date: Wed, 19 Mar 2014 16:56:54 +0000 (UTC)
How about a fun question: What do you guys think are great songs to accompany a YouTube type video or slide show about a multi-op contest event? I have used several of the HamBand songs, and Queen's
/archives//html/CQ-Contest/2014-03/msg00179.html (7,992 bytes)

11. Re: [CQ-Contest] The Insanity of Cut Numbers in Serial Number Contests (score: 1)
Author: "Mike Ritz, W7VO" <>
Date: Sun, 14 Dec 2014 15:56:32 +0000 (UTC)
I noticed the same thing yesterday. I had to listen twice or even three times to a few guys to figure out what they were doing! Trying to copy a 4 digit serial number right the first time with QRM in
/archives//html/CQ-Contest/2014-12/msg00210.html (9,293 bytes)

12. Re: [CQ-Contest] Making New Contesters, & A Class for Old Ones. (score: 1)
Author: "Mike Ritz, W7VO" <>
Date: Fri, 16 Jan 2015 23:52:01 +0000 (UTC)
I agree with KH6LC. Isn't taking turns in operating what M/S is all about? The second one is already called "Assisted". 73; Mike, W7VO -- Original Message -- Joe, My thoughts? I think there's medicat
/archives//html/CQ-Contest/2015-01/msg00136.html (9,838 bytes)

13. Re: [CQ-Contest] SO2R - One or two power supplies (score: 1)
Author: "Mike Ritz, W7VO" <>
Date: Tue, 24 Feb 2015 19:41:16 +0000 (UTC)
If for no other reason than redundancy. If you lose the one power supply, you lose BOTH radios and you are off the air. 73; Mike, W7VO -- Original Message -- I am setting up a two K3 SO2R setting. An
/archives//html/CQ-Contest/2015-02/msg00106.html (7,654 bytes)

14. Re: [CQ-Contest] Contesting Technology - Phone Skimmer Nears Beta Test (score: 1)
Author: "Mike Ritz, W7VO" <>
Date: Sat, 4 Apr 2015 01:18:31 +0000 (UTC)
Let me throw my 2 QSOs worth in here! Having to process and decode SSB is like having to listen to somebody using a bug vs an electronic key vs a straight key on CW. All are different, and I personal
/archives//html/CQ-Contest/2015-04/msg00032.html (12,236 bytes)

15. Re: [CQ-Contest] Why I logged the QSO (score: 1)
Author: "Mike Ritz, W7VO" <>
Date: Sun, 12 Apr 2015 14:12:16 +0000 (UTC)
I fully agree! Earning a SS mug is done by working all of the possible sections in the contest. Only about 20% of entrants earn them, and I know that I have earned mine only through hard work in the
/archives//html/CQ-Contest/2015-04/msg00100.html (10,755 bytes)

16. Re: [CQ-Contest] My experience applying for a 1X2 call, HELP! (score: 1)
Author: "Mike Ritz, W7VO" <>
Date: Wed, 13 May 2015 21:40:31 +0000 (UTC)
Ron is right on the money. It took me 13 tries and a year to get my 7 land 1X2, which I wanted after I moved from 6 land in 2007. I wanted a 7 land call so I would not be at the disadvantages in cont
/archives//html/CQ-Contest/2015-05/msg00369.html (11,616 bytes)

17. Re: [CQ-Contest] Proposed rules changes (score: 1)
Author: "Mike Ritz, W7VO" <>
Date: Wed, 20 May 2015 19:54:26 +0000 (UTC)
I will voice my opinion that "e.. Top scorers are required to submit logs with accurate frequencies." is not warranted, and is an an undue burden to those of us that like to dust off the "C" line or
/archives//html/CQ-Contest/2015-05/msg00467.html (9,415 bytes)

18. Re: [CQ-Contest] MorseRunner beyond XP (score: 1)
Author: "Mike Ritz, W7VO" <>
Date: Sun, 6 Dec 2015 16:50:29 +0000 (UTC)
Ian; I just loaded MR into my Windows 10 laptop, and it seems to work just fine. 73; Mike, W7VO -- Original Message -- From: "K5ZM" <> To: Sent: Saturday, De
/archives//html/CQ-Contest/2015-12/msg00123.html (8,279 bytes)

19. Re: [CQ-Contest] CQ WW Survey results - part 1 (score: 1)
Author: Mike Ritz <>
Date: Sun, 20 Dec 2015 18:08:01 +0000 (UTC)
In CW and RTTY contests we all know the "TU" at the end is the acknowledgement. The nearest phone equivalent is probably "QSL", or "Good Luck", but I know a lot, if not most of the big contesters ack
/archives//html/CQ-Contest/2015-12/msg00476.html (11,929 bytes)

20. [CQ-Contest] Another grip..... Slow down! (score: 1)
Author: Mike Ritz <>
Date: Mon, 22 Feb 2016 16:01:50 +0000 (UTC)
I am constantly amazed how some stations, especially in EU and the Caribbean seem to think that CW contests are High Speed Telegraphy tests! They don't realize it, but it HAS to be detrimental to the
/archives//html/CQ-Contest/2016-02/msg00096.html (7,963 bytes)

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