Fine on the memorial team for Phil. I know we would appreciate your
Lost causes? Last time I looked, you are THE station in the Northeast that
everyone fears with which to compete. I'm sure that must be more satisfying
to you than anything else in contesting.
As to these Team competitions, they are more or less meaningless, as witness
how my 5 CW teams (including the Top Two) of a couple years ago were
'forgotten', and ended-up being posted as a Contest errata a couple of CQ
magazines after the results were published. Having lowered my expectations
accordingly, I will be ecstatic if my team makes the Top 20.
The only reason I've come back this time is to honor our dear friend Phil
Goetz N6ZZ. Phil was usually a member of a Neiger's Tigers team, and as
many know, is only the second operator to work CQ WW from all 40 zones.
Good luck next weekend. I leave tonight for the West Indies, and will be
trying to find my lost code skills and the energies that go along with being
old. I think this is my 52nd year of CQWW.
See you in the pileups from 9Y4AA
Jim Neiger N6TJ
----- Original Message -----
From: "Randy Thompson" <firstname.lastname@example.org>
To: "'Jim Neiger'" <email@example.com>; "'CQ-Contest@contesting. com'"
Sent: Saturday, November 17, 2007 1:25 PM
Subject: RE: [CQ-Contest] N6ZZ MEMORIAL TEAM
>I have enough irons in the fire. That said, I will be submitting an N6ZZ
> memorial team.
> Just tough for us competitive types to work on things that are lost causes
> (at least in terms of competing). But, recognizing friend N6ZZ is a good
> thing and worth some effort.
> Randy, K5ZD
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: Jim Neiger [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org]
>> Sent: Wednesday, November 14, 2007 7:27 AM
>> To: Randy Thompson; 'CQ-Contest@contesting. com'
>> Subject: Re: [CQ-Contest] N6ZZ MEMORIAL TEAM
>> A great idea, Randy. Unfortunate that you didn't organize
>> same, sooner.
>> Jim N6TJ
>> ----- Original Message -----
>> From: "Randy Thompson" <email@example.com>
>> To: "'Jim Neiger'" <firstname.lastname@example.org>;
>> "'CQ-Contest@contesting. com'"
>> Sent: Monday, November 05, 2007 4:30 PM
>> Subject: RE: [CQ-Contest] N6ZZ MEMORIAL TEAM
>> > Thus in one single announcement ending any hope of
>> encouraging other teams
>> > to enter the competition.
>> > What would have been truly inspiring would be to have each
>> of these guys
>> > captain a team and recruit guys in Phil's name. Then we
>> could have a
>> > contest.
>> > Randy, K5ZD
>> > PS - I love the team contesting concept, but for some
>> reason it just isn't
>> > working in CQ WW.
>> >> -----Original Message-----
>> >> From: email@example.com
>> >> [mailto:firstname.lastname@example.org] On Behalf Of Jim Neiger
>> >> Sent: Sunday, November 04, 2007 11:11 PM
>> >> To: CQ-Contest@contesting. com; Nccc@Contesting. Com;
>> >> email@example.com
>> >> Subject: [CQ-Contest] N6ZZ MEMORIAL TEAM
>> >> In honor of our dear friend Phil Goetz, N6ZZ, we have formed
>> >> the PHIL GOETZ N6ZZ MEMORIAL TEAM for this CQ WW CW Contest.
>> >> CT1BOH @ CT3NT
>> >> N2NT @ V47NT
>> >> W2SC @ 8P5A
>> >> N6TJ @ 9Y4AA
>> >> N6AA @ HQ5H (or something like that)
>> >> We think Phil would have been pleased. Please keep him, and
>> >> all of other SK radio friends, who would've been on too, in
>> >> your thoughts as we keep up the tradition.
>> >> Vy 73
>> >> Jim Neiger N6TJ 9Y4AA
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