[CQ-Contest] "please copy"

Tom HammondNØSS n0ss at earthlink.net
Tue Jun 25 09:03:21 EDT 2002

Tom K5RC writes:

>The best on-site event happened to me a few years ago. I was coaching a new
>general at his first FD and first time on HF. I went through the logging,
>exchange, etc, and demonstrated a few QSO's. I turned the rig over to him and
>went to the rest room. When I returned he hadn't made a single QSO. I asked
>what the problem was. He said he couldn't tune anyone in. Puzzled, I asked
>for an example. He set the dial, as you would on a VHF radio, to an even
>frequency, like 144.940. The only problem was that there was no one zero beat
>on 14.280 or 14.290, so he couldn't work anyone.

Don't forget the 20M op who never makes a Q because he can't "find a clear 

Tom  N0SS

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