[CQ-Contest] [PaQSO] 2009 PAQSO Party Announcements

Michael Coslo mjc5 at psu.edu
Thu Apr 2 05:59:39 PDT 2009

On Apr 1, 2009, at 9:17 AM, Jimk8mr at aol.com wrote:

> Might I propose an addition to the new "Cheaters Class"?
> As a regular PAQSO Party mobile op since 2001, how about a plaque  
> for the
> "Top PA Mobile Score Submitted by a High Power Out of State Fixed   
> Station"?
> That would sure make things easier for me... a buck or two for  
> electricity
> vs. big bucks for gasoline, no motel for Saturday night, a good  
> night's sleep
> in  my own bed, and I could be home for an early Sunday evening  
> dinner with my
> wife.  And best of all, I might even have propagation on 40 meters,  
> at  least
> to EPA!
> Spared the need to actually drive across big counties on winding  
> mountain
> roads, I could easily make it to all 67 counties (though I might  
> pass through
> Luzerne and Bucks in the wink of an eye). I'd even be willing to  
> take calls  on
> my cell phone to arrange a visit to whatever rare counties were  
> needed,
> whether Greene or Wayne!

	Jim, that is such a good idea, I'm not even going to wait a year -  
I'll append it onto this year's award groups.

In these uncertain propagation times, it will be a great way to get a  
good signal from those rare counties!

-73 de Mike N3LI -

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