[CQ-Contest] NAQP SSB and whats in a name?

John Geiger aa5jg at fidmail.com
Fri Jan 14 11:08:04 PST 2011

Falcon or Raven would fit with the theme of Saturday!

73s John AA5JG

On Fri, Jan 14, 2011 at 12:31 PM, Mike Fatchett W0MU <w0mu at w0mu.com> wrote:

> I don't think spelling counts too heavily in an SSB contest as long as
> what is in the log is pretty dog gone close to what was sent.
> You could use a name like Rocky, Bronco,  Gold, Silver, Bear, Coyote,
> Fox  etc.  Have fun with it.  Whatever you do try to keep it the same
> all contest.  People seem to remember the interesting or odd name.
> I recall using Griz when in Montana, Thor, among others.
> Mike W0MU
> On 1/14/2011 9:05 AM, Bryon PAUL Veal n0ah wrote:
> > For a M/2 in NAQP SSB this weekend, trying to figure out how to handle
> the name situation between a 47 year old Dad and a 10 year old daughter, who
> has asked that we use her call for the contest, will be using the neutral
> gender name of  PAT.  Oh we looked at several, first thinking that Logan
> would be good, then we got some good advice to keep it simple...Chris came
> up but too many ways to spell it- You really can’t mess up Pat, unless
> someone was cruel enough to name their kid Patt, or worse, pronounced Pat
> but spelled Patte.    My parents gave me the first name of Bryon, people
> always screw it up and call me Byron, 99% of the time.  That is why I have
> always gone by Paul, my middle name.  But for this effort, PAT we will
> share, and hopefully Anna and I will not revert back to our name as the
> contest goes on.  PAT, what a nice name- we figure if we ever get a turtle,
> Pat will cover all the possible bases.  Thx all for the suggestions-
> >
> > 73  Paul  N0AH, I mean PAT, W0ANT!
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