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Re: [VHFcontesting] 432 Sprint results

To: VHF Contesting Reflector <vhfcontesting@contesting.com>
Subject: Re: [VHFcontesting] 432 Sprint results
From: Zack Widup <w9sz.zack@gmail.com>
Date: Thu, 10 Oct 2013 11:50:42 -0500
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This is not a good week for me. My car blew out a brake line on Tuesday.
I'd thought about operating portable in the 432 Sprint but then had no way
of getting out.

I really wanted to be in the Microwave Sprint on Saturday but I won't have
the car fixed until the afternoon. Next year ...

73, Zack W9SZ

On Thu, Oct 10, 2013 at 11:29 AM, <wa2teo@aol.com> wrote:

> Good job Ron. I missed the FN23. The APRS showed some nice colors during
> the sprint but I didn't notice any real enhancement - nothing out of the
> ordinary was worked. I did work about half of my New England QSO's off the
> back of the antenna which suggests things were above normal. But again,
> nothing unusual was heard or worked.
> My totals were 80 QSO's in 24 grids. The Q total suggests good activity as
> even in the sprint heyday I don't know that I ever worked much more than
> 100 on 432. West to K8TQK in EM89, South to K4QI (nice to hear Russ on -
> hadn't worked him in awhile) in FM06, and the 2 FN43 stations were as far
> as I heard to the NE. I did not work FM16 or FM17 which is unusual but I
> think they had some major storms last night.
> As with the 2M sprint a couple of weeks ago, the band was nice and
> enhanced the morning after..... Tnx to the sponsors!
> 73,
> Jeff K1TEO
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