[CQ-Contest] The Meaning of Assisted

Radio K0HB kzerohb at gmail.com
Mon Sep 20 20:32:24 PDT 2010

I'm sure that many of those calls are among those 47,000 Q's, Jim, and I'll 
bet that a goodly percentage of the Q's were by your hand.  Just for the fun 
of it, let's pretend that you were responsible for EVERY Q from those 

That would make us even, wouldn't it!


73, HB

From: "Jim Neiger" <n6tj at sbcglobal.net>
Sent: Tuesday, September 21, 2010 3:19 AM
To: "Radio K0HB" <kzerohb at gmail.com>; <cq-contest at contesting.com>
Subject: Re: [CQ-Contest] The Meaning of Assisted

> I was dreading that reply, Hans.  But I just knew that someone as 
> 'thoughtful and creative' as you,  would nail me with that one.  Doggone 
> it, now I'm going to have to put my failing memory to work.  Let's see, 
> let me try and go back just the past 30 years, since I'm going to guess 
> it's probably taken you that long to make 47,000 QSO's.  You'll have to 
> fill us in and  tell us what computer you may have been using in 1980.
> Not in any special order, and again I'm sure I'll forget a few, but these 
> are the contest calls I've used since 1980, that just may, or may not, 
> have worked their way into your log.  Please let me know if I've been so 
> fortunate.
> Thanks and Vy 73,  Jim  N6TJ
> KH7R    KH7Q   KH6ZN   KH7X    8P6CW    9Y4AA    JY7Z    D44BC    SU1ER 
> EA9UK    EA9KF    AM8ZS     W6AM    W6RJ    N6TJ    TO4A   ZF2TJ   ZX5J 
> PT5A    ZD8Z   W6HX    W6MKB    KV4FZ    KP2A    8P6J    P40T   IR8A 
> OJ2F NP3U  T77C   TI1C   XE2SI    V29J   ZW5B
> whew, I'm outta gas, just thinking of all the butt-in-the-seats it took me 
> to get there, and to work you, Hans.
> How did we make out?
> TJ
> --------------------------------------------------
> From: "Radio K0HB" <kzerohb at gmail.com>
> Sent: Monday, September 20, 2010 1:20 PM
> To: "Jim Neiger" <n6tj at sbcglobal.net>; <cq-contest at contesting.com>
> Subject: Re: [CQ-Contest] The Meaning of Assisted
>> Sunnuvagun, Jim, if opinions are valued on the basis of how many times 
>> your call is in my log......
>> .......well my cumulative contest logs since the last hard-drive crash 
>> show about 47,000 QSO's, but no N6TJ in the lot.
>> 73, de Hans, K0HB
>>> Secondly, my question:  Am I the only one to notice that those with the
>>> biggest, uh, opinions on this Reflector are rarely found in any of my
>>> contest logs?
>>> Over, and Out.
>>> Vy 73,
>>> Jim Neiger  N6TJ

73, de Hans, K0HB
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