[CQ-Contest] The Chosen

Bob Burns W9BU w9bu_lists at rlburns.net
Sun Dec 20 13:03:09 EST 2015

"Professional" contesters in "amateur" radio seems to be an oxymoron.

None of us should take ourselves too seriously.


> -----Original Message-----
> From: CQ-Contest [mailto:cq-contest-bounces at contesting.com] On Behalf
> Of Ktfrog007--- via CQ-Contest
> Sent: Sunday, December 20, 2015 10:48 AM
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> Subject: Re: [CQ-Contest] The Chosen
> There are few competitive events where the "civilians" mix right  in with
> "professionals".  Imagine an auto race where your typical  Ma and Pa
> drivers were out there with the race cars.  But this does  happen in ham
> contests and makes for more QSOs.
> And, I wonder, are there really so many "please copy" ops put there that
> they pose a threat to the elite?
> 73,
> Ken, AB1J

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