[CQ-Contest] KC1J is new ARRL Contest Branch manager
Warren C. Stankiewicz
nf1j at earthlink.net
Wed Sep 13 13:23:09 EDT 2006
> K, although I can't find a single contest score reported by KC1J in the
No, Tom's not a contester, although I can remember him operating in one of
the Naked Chicken Contest Club W1AW Field Days of the 90's.
But before we rush to burn Tom in effigy, who else on this list applied for
It's a job that pays little, located in an expensive area to live, can be
very demanding, and trust me when I tell you that there are only so many
phone calls you can take in a day asking when Field Day is before you want
to beat your head against the wall of the cubicle. Although the job has
gotten easier with the removal of scores from QST, and log checking being
done externally, I still don't envy anyone in Tom's position.
When you look at the past history of the Contest Branch staff, yes, there
have been some great contesters in there (K1KI, K1ZZ, K1RO, etc), and there
have been a number of people who've worked there, left, and have sunk into
Your mileage may vary, but we should be fortunate a decision wasn't made to
just shut the ARRL Contest Branch down completely.
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