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Re: [CQ-Contest] 4-digit CK's?

To: "Paul J. Piercey" <p.piercey@nl.rogers.com>, "'K0HB'" <K0HB@ARRL.ORG>, "'CQ-Contest'" <CQ-Contest@contesting.com>
Subject: Re: [CQ-Contest] 4-digit CK's?
From: "K0HB" <kzerohb@gmail.com>
Reply-to: K0HB <K0HB@ARRL.ORG>
Date: Thu, 20 Nov 2008 23:02:36 -0000
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Yup, our computers will freeze up, our electronic keyers will sound like 
they've been into the tequila stash, Skimmer will produce heavy whipping 
cream, and the packet clusters will start spotting the Colvins, Danny Weil, 
Don Miller, and Romeo Stepenko.  We'll have to go back to paper/pencil logs 
and J38 handkeys.  W4KFC will again be active on SS (whoops, that already 
happened THIS year!), and there'll only be 74 sections needed for a sweep.

Beep beep,

de Hans, K0HB

From: "Paul J. Piercey" <p.piercey@nl.rogers.com>
Sent: Thursday, November 20, 2008 10:47 PM
To: "'K0HB'" <K0HB@ARRL.ORG>; "'CQ-Contest'" <CQ-Contest@contesting.com>
Subject: RE: [CQ-Contest] 4-digit CK's?

> Are you saying that W1MX running in the SS next year will cause a collapse
> of society as we know it??
> Maybe this also ties in with the end of the Mayan calendar on Dec 21, 
> 2012.
> That year, as soon as the log checkers start... up she goes!
> :)
> 73 -- Paul VO1HE
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: cq-contest-bounces@contesting.com
>> [mailto:cq-contest-bounces@contesting.com] On Behalf Of K0HB
>> Sent: November 20, 2008 16:16
>> To: CQ-Contest
>> Subject: [CQ-Contest] 4-digit CK's?
>> Remember the big problem with 2-digit year notations on all
>> our computerized financial records back a few years ago, the
>> infamous "Y2K" problem?
>> Well, the Sweepstakes contest has it's own version of that
>> issue, and will probably have to go to 4-digit CK's next
>> year, or at least W1MX (with a 100-year-old CK of "09") will need to.
>> 73, de Hans, K0HB
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