[CQ-Contest] 3X6A

Zack Widup w9sz.zack at gmail.com
Tue Feb 24 10:46:48 PST 2009

Reminds me of the infamous 4Q2LID that occasionally made an appearance on
the air.  Is K9VV on this reflector?

73, Zack W9SZ

On 2/23/09, Art Boyars <art.boyars at verizon.net> wrote:
> The postings from AD1C, W8FJ, and W9ZS prompt me to tell two related
> stories.
> First, in ARRL DX CW this past Sunday morning I was filling in at W3LPL on
> 40M.  Calling CQ toward JA/Pacific some time well after sunrise (maybe 12Z)
> I was answered by a very loud, solid "YO7ARY" (or maybe he said YO6).  I did
> not hear any other Europeans, nor did I see spots or hear other East Coast
> stations work any Europeans then.  I left him in the log, and informed
> Frank.
> The second story I have recounted here before, but I love it.  Long time
> ago -- maybe forty years, and before prefixes went wild, and before there
> were Contest DXpeditions, and when you KNEW every rare mult -- I saw a
> Soapbox for a DX Test (probably ARRL):  "I left 4Q2OM in the log because it
> was the right time, the beam heading was right, the signal sounded right,
> and I needed the Sri Lanka multiplier."
> 73, Art K3KU

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