[CQ-Contest] Let me explain - what is a top op?

Steve Lott lottsphoto at gmail.com
Thu Sep 10 10:06:44 PDT 2009

Wow !


very well stated !!!!!!!!


On Thu, Sep 10, 2009 at 8:20 AM, Dennis OConnor <ad4hk2004 at yahoo.com> wrote:

> Well, my list will not be found in the CQ Magazine or ARRL rolls of top ten
> finishers...
> He is a man of very modest means.. An old tube transceiver, and a few wires
> in the trees is the best he can do...  Yet he is on there every year, making
> contacts and having a great time... No, he is not an iron man doing 48
> straight in the chair... And he does have to work Saturday mornings at the
> store... No, he is not able to copy a certain HC8 at their usual, run
> together, 40+ wpm...  But without him most of those big guns would have a
> slightly smaller score... Without all the others like him there would be no
> megamillion scores...
> denny / k8do
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