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Re: [RTTY] How about a 160m RTTY High Speed Sprint?

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Subject: Re: [RTTY] How about a 160m RTTY High Speed Sprint?
From: "Shelby Summerville" <k4ww@arrl.net>
Date: Tue, 28 Feb 2006 05:15:20 -0500
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"run it similar to the old Novice Roundup days... instead of one 4-hour
shot, spread it out"

WOW....Novice Roundup...what a pleasant memory! Not necessarily for me, but
for my son, who was 10, at the time, finishing in the top ten, in 1982 (I
think, without looking it up)!

I think I could support a "full 5 day week", especially if they started at a
different hour, each day? My first, and foremost, concern...how many really
have an efficient 160 meter antenna? I spent 2 hours, QRP, in the 160 SSB
contest, last weekend...60 Q's, 25 states. I'm in the process of improving
my 160 meter antenna, but with 110 X 50 property restriction, it will be a

While on the subject of "SPRINT"....NCJ Editor, Carl, K9LA, is shopping for
a contest manager for the RTTY Sprint's. As in NAQP, only the write-up for
the NCJ, would be required, from the manager, as Bruce, WA7BNM, will be
checking the logs. How about someone, get in touch with Carl  k9la@arrl.net
and volunteer for this position?

C'Ya, Shelby - K4WW

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