[CQ-Contest] N5AU Operator Motivation Humor
Fred Kleber K9VV
k9vv at indy.net
Sun Jun 22 11:11:06 EDT 1997
This was probably the same operating position with a humorous
motivational technique to encourage equality with the "East Coast Iron
Curtin". The picutre was captioned: "Tired of getting the droppings
from the East coast? Let's DO it this time!"
The picture was of an elephant, tail raised, and a guy standing behind
him with a wheelbarrow catching the "droppings".
Fred Fubar, K9VV
Dale Jones K5MM wrote:
> Humor at N5AU
> Several years ago when Gordon Fogg, N5AU, had his station
> running big time...when K5FUV was still in Texas...a humorous
> event occurred at the end of a DX-SSB test.
> 9Q5 station, on 20 SSB, working stations by call district, with
> only 5 minutes to go before end of contest:
> 9Q5 stn: Listening for stations with 2 in call (big pileup)
> N5AU 20 mtr op: This is N 2+3 AU N 2+3 AU
> note: Lots of 'hissing' from the pile-up too!
> 9Q5 stn: Who is the AU station?
> N5AU: This is N2+3AU and that equals N5AU
> 9Q5 stn: Big laugh, N5AU you're 5x9 zone 35
> N5AU: Thanks, you're 5x9 04 de N5AU!!
> Much laughter by all the guys in the shack at N5AU too!! He's
> in the LOG. Strategy a bit questionable, but it WORKED!!!
> Dale K5MM
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