[CQ-Contest] 807s

Zack Widup w9sz at prairienet.org
Sun Jun 10 18:27:15 EDT 2007

Not sure when, but I think it was because the shape of the tube vaguely 
resembled a beer bottle.

If it had twice the alcohol content,would it be a "cold 1625"?  :-)

73, Zack W9SZ

On Sun, 10 Jun 2007, Barry Merrill wrote:

> Not off topic, completely, because I first heard the reference at the first Field Day I attended in 1955,
> but does anyone in this esteemed audience know the
> reason why, and when, a "cold 807" first became a beer reference?
> Barry, W5GN
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