paul at paccomm.com
paul at paccomm.com
Mon Apr 17 10:01:27 EDT 1995
Hi. I claim to win that Frog contest thing from the other day.
I worked F0OL in the last second of the contest. He said he
hadn't worked anybody else (contest, quelle contest?) and just
to make sure he couldn't work anybody under rubber clocking I sent
.._._ which automatically activated a bomb distroying his station!
(a new feature in CT v9.34).
As that was the only eligible station, I claim a winning score
of 1 point (une point). Phew, no dupes at last......
_ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _ _
Paul Evans, W4/G4BKI paul at paccomm.com
+1 (813) 874-2980 Fax:+1 (813) 872-8696 BBS: +1 (813) 874-3078 (V.34)
The views expressed in this message are not necessarily those of PacComm.
I don't surf the internet, I SAIL IT!
Captain of S/V "Spindrift" (Catalina 36), Dunedin, FL.
PacComm Packet Radio Systems, Inc., 4413 N. Hesperides St., Tampa, FL 33614-7618
>From sellington" <sellington at mail.ssec.wisc.edu Mon Apr 17 14:21:46 1995
From: sellington" <sellington at mail.ssec.wisc.edu (sellington)
Date: 17 Apr 1995 08:21:46 -0500
Subject: Wet coax
Message-ID: <n1414015517.14190 at mail.ssec.wisc.edu>
Once water gets into coax, there's really nothing you can do but replace
it. Ever wonder why so many of those 100 W stations are so much weaker
than the QRP guys?
sellington at ssec.wisc.edu
>From rhummel at monad.net (Rob Hummel WS1A) Mon Apr 17 13:59:02 1995
From: rhummel at monad.net (Rob Hummel WS1A) (Rob Hummel WS1A)
Date: Mon, 17 Apr 1995 08:59:02 -0400
Subject: Squint results
Message-ID: <199504171259.IAA23261 at pumpelly.monad.net>
WORLD WIDE SQUINT CONTEST -- 1995
Call: WS1A Country: United States
Mode: SSB Category: Single-Lap
All reports sent were 59(9), unless otherwise noted.
Rig: Icom 765, AL-1200 glowing cherry red
Ant: 10-el LPDA @ 35 feet
Comments: Counting the warm-up time, about 20 minutes was all Gwen could
endure. She really enjoyed keying the mic -- especially when others were
sending their exchange.
High point: Watching Gwen trying to get her mouth around the word "Squint."
Low point: None.
QSO CALL COUNTRY NAME INFO
95-04-15 1750 14.287 AA5BT W TX LINDSEY
95-04-15 1800 14.287 K0EJ W TN MEAGAN 11 BLUE
95-04-15 1801 14.287 K0EJ W TN RYAN 8 RED
95-04-15 1802 14.287 NI6R W CA MICHAEL 8 BLUE
95-04-15 1803 14.287 NI6R W CA SARA 9 PURPLE
95-04-15 1806 14.287 K0OD W NJ ANDREW 10 GREEN
95-04-15 1811 14.287 N9VMR W IL SUSAN 7 PINK
95-04-15 1813 14.287 NQ0I W CO SARAH 7 PINK
<rhummel at top.monad.net>
>From Dravland, Todd" <ToddD at dci.state.sd.us Mon Apr 17 16:29:00 1995
From: Dravland, Todd" <ToddD at dci.state.sd.us (Dravland, Todd)
Date: Mon, 17 Apr 95 08:29:00 PDT
Subject: Gridloc WD0T
Message-ID: <2F928A11 at sdmailgw.state.sd.us>
WD0T Gridlock Multi two
OP's WD0T , KB0QVP
Names: Todd, Lucas
40CW 14 8
40PH 33 19
20CW 21 16
20SSB 26 15
10SSB 1 1
95 59 5605 pts
FUN contest format. Convinced Lucas, KB0QVP to operate at my QTH. His
first contacts on the air made during this contest. He received his Tech
plus about 2 months ago and has been itching to get on. His first hour he
was really nervous but by the end of his shift (3 hours) he wanted to keep
going. Maybe another new contester, lets hope!! He worked the majority of
the SSB q's while I worked the CW q's. Lots of fun to watch him operate and
Lets do this format/contest again. Activity was low this time due to poor
bands and being the first time around. Lots of casual contacts thought it
was a great format.
Rig: TS940S 100 w
Tribander 10-20m at 40ft
2 ele 40m at 45 ft
N6TR ver 5.20
73, todd wd0t
toddd at dci.state.sd.us
>From Larry Tyree <tree at cmicro.com> Mon Apr 17 14:35:54 1995
From: Larry Tyree <tree at cmicro.com> (Larry Tyree)
Date: Mon, 17 Apr 1995 06:35:54 -0700
Subject: Poisson D'Avril
Message-ID: <199504171335.GAA21323 at cascade.cmicro.com>
Alright you guys. I have resisted posting this because I didn't want
to squash any egos, but I can't take it any more...
1. I worked F1SH on 160 meters. Here is proof:
>Date: Fri, 7 Apr 1995 08:52:31 -0700
>From: Larry Tyree <tree at cmicro.com>
>Subject: TopBand: Pirates
>Reply-To: Larry Tyree <tree at cmicro.com>
>Not sure about the SM7, but the story reminds of a pirate I heard last
>week on 160. The call was F1SH and he was working USA stations, mostly
>on the east coast who couldn't tell he wasn't in France. He was about
>40 over here... the typical signal strength of someone about 200 miles
>So, if you worked this guy, don't bother with a QSL!
>tree at cmicro.com
2. You guys who are using CT for this contest are limiting yourselves.
The TR Logging Program has always support this contest (after all, a
significant portion of the program was written while I was living
in France). The score routines are VERY generous and I won't even
attempt to post the score here... that is unless you don't realize
who actually won this contest.
PS: I bet Doug and John are having more fun than we are.
>From jholly at hposl62.cup.hp.com (Jim Hollenback) Mon Apr 17 15:43:00 1995
From: jholly at hposl62.cup.hp.com (Jim Hollenback) (Jim Hollenback)
Date: Mon, 17 Apr 1995 07:43:00 -0700
Subject: Lost Scores
References: <199504141700.KAA15342 at netcom3.netcom.com>
Message-ID: <9504170743.ZM5480 at hpwsmjh1.cup.hp.com>
On Apr 14, 10:00am, Jim Pratt wrote:
> Subject: Re: Lost Scores
> For electronic submission, I think there needs to be a "receipt" sent
> back to the sender, acknowledging receipt of the file, and stating that
> it was received prior to the deadline.
When I submit to the ARRL ( and others ) via internet, I get back a
note that the log was received. It generally doesn't say it was received
before the deadline...generally the log is submitted a day or two after
the contest weekend so the deadline is not an issue.
jholly at cup.hp.com
>From De Syam <syam at Glue.umd.edu> Mon Apr 17 15:44:19 1995
From: De Syam <syam at Glue.umd.edu> (De Syam)
Date: Mon, 17 Apr 1995 10:44:19 -0400 (EDT)
Subject: Lost or misplaced log entries
Message-ID: <Pine.SUN.3.91.950417101911.1677B-100000 at cappuccino.eng.umd.edu>
In reading through the horror stories on here about this subject, I
counted my blessings that nothing like that has happened to me recently.
In the pre-computer days, when my good friend Len Chertok, W3GRF, was on
the CQWW Committee, he threw out my HS1ABD CW log because it was "too
messy" -- and I deserved it. Oh yes, somewhere in Asia there is a trophy
for me donated by JARL for winning Asia in the CQWW CW in 1971 as HS5ABD;
I had asked that it be forwarded to a friend in Hong Kong since at that
time I was living and working in Viet Nam, and I never saw it.
But since my conversion to computer logging in mid-1990, I have to say
that nothing has gone astray. For ARRL I just print out a summary sheet
and fold it into a disk mailer along with my disk, and mail it off.
NOTE: I use separate disks for separate contest weekends, and mail them
All of the commenters tiptoed around a question which it seemed to me was
hovering in the background all the while: When ARRL no longer requires
the submission of printed logs, why do those who log by computer send in
printed logs instead of just a disk? Though I am not known as an
environmentalist, if everybody just sent in a disk you might just "save a
tree", not to mention making Billy's and Warren's desks look neater!
I know there are some who feel that by submitting a paper log and no
disk, they will avoid having their logs checked as carefully as if a disk
were available, so I ask this: Why on earth would anyone be worried
about having his/her log checked carefully?
I lost some QSO's in one SS and I was delighted, because it showed
that ARRL was really checking the logs; it had been rumored years earlier
that the logs were never checked at all.
I did write an analysis of ARRL log checking in the DX contest in my local
club newsletter which found its way into NCJ, but it was not meant to be
a complaint, just an analysis which might be of interest to the members
of my club.
All right, see you at both Dayton and Visalia, and you can give me hell
Fred Laun, K3ZO
>From jholly at hposl62.cup.hp.com (Jim Hollenback) Mon Apr 17 16:12:03 1995
From: jholly at hposl62.cup.hp.com (Jim Hollenback) (Jim Hollenback)
Date: Mon, 17 Apr 1995 08:12:03 -0700
Subject: Poisson d'Avril contest winner!
References: <950415112743_84094943 at aol.com>
Message-ID: <9504170812.ZM5484 at hpwsmjh1.cup.hp.com>
On Apr 15, 11:27am, KR2J at aol.com wrote:
> Subject: Poisson d'Avril contest winner!
> I have won the Poisson d'Avril contest! ILTHRS!(1)
> (1) all footnotes are listed at the bottom of this message
> For the first time, I have won a single op competetion!
Obviously you have not read the rules very carefully. It is impossible
for any submitter to win the contest. After a careful reading of the
rules you will understand that only the contest committee can win. The
best you can hope for is second place. I did get on barefoot for a while.
I decided to go barefoot and save the birds this year. But with the
stinko conditions and constant QRM'ing from some guys operating on a
construction scaffold on some rock in the pacific, I could only get
a score of 485,295,382. I used everything I could for multipliers ...
grid squares, DXCC, states, call districts, sections, bogus calls,
pirate calls ... best one was some guy that kept sending 5C for a report.
I forgot if the hostile replies one gets back after spamming the net counts
or not, so I decieded to count those also. Say did anyone else catch the
3Y, 5A, and P5 that was on for this contest? Total operating time,
was somewhat short this year, about 20 minutes and a potty break. Class
I would have entered is Beattle Valley single op.
73, Jim, WA6SDM
jholly at cup.hp.com
>From Setzler" <Setzler at C813.NPT.NUWC.NAVY.MIL Mon Apr 17 17:19:19 1995
From: Setzler" <Setzler at C813.NPT.NUWC.NAVY.MIL (Setzler)
Date: 17 Apr 1995 11:19:19 -0500
Subject: 95 squINT at KD1NG
Message-ID: <n1414005128.459 at C813.NPT.NUWC.NAVY.MIL>
1995 squINT Kids Contest
Call sign: KD1NG
State: Rhode Island
Mults 90+ mins of FUN
Claimed Score 27.72 Bazillion
This had to be the high point of the contest season. Thanks to Greg and Tree
for putting this together; let's do it again real soon. Douglas is already
asking when the next contest is!! As noted in the log times, he didn't want
to stop and he especially loved to "hunt and pounce". Looks like some more
multi operations will be coming out of Little Rhodie!! Hope to hear everyone
again next time.
73 de James (and Doug), KD1NG ..
UTC CALL AGE ST NAME COLOR
1806 KI7EG 43 ID PHIL GREEN
1811 K0EJ 8 TN RYAN RED
1812 K0EF 11 TN MEGAN BLUE
1815 KB7ZPX 55 WA CLAUDE BLUE
1822 WA6KUI 10 TN CHRISTOPHER GREEN
1826 NQ0I 7 CO SARAH PINK
1829 K0OD 10 MO ANDY GREEN
1838 AA7BG 8 MT MATTIE BLUE
1838 AA7BG 6 MT AARON PINK
1838 AA7BG 3 MT JENNA ORANGE
1842 N6TR 40 OR TREE BLUE
1843 N9HZQ 11 GA SARAH PURPLE
1844 KR4YL 13 FL KAREN GREEN
1846 KO9Y 5 IN ALYSSA PINK
1848 N6IP 3 CA SARAH PINK
1852 W2NQ/7 54 OR JOHN BLUE
1856 N6VI/WH6 4 HI ERIC BLUE
1900 KC7AGC 41 WA DAN GREEN
1903 N7CW 10 CA SCOTT BLUE
1904 WA4WTG/5 OK KAPPY RED
1915 KA6BIM 8 CA DOUG BLUE
1920 WE0Q MN PAUL
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