[CQ-Contest] Observations of a young ham

Joe nss at mwt.net
Mon Dec 19 11:50:53 EST 2016

But other than Field Day, How does one get clubs to try like SS or CQWW?

Most clubs that I know of are lucky to even get members to come to a 

Yet the social aspect they do like. Like I said they like FD, and coming 
soon the annual Holiday Party.

But have them try anything other than FD and all ya hear are crickets.

The Original Rolling Ball Clock
Idle Tyme
On 12/19/2016 10:19 AM, DXer wrote:
> My impression is that they focus a lot on club based contesting, which is
> the way to go, in my opinion. Club, friends, group activities, etc.
> 73 de Vince, VA3VF
> On Mon, Dec 19, 2016 at 10:56 AM, Stephen Bloom <sbloom at acsalaska.net>
> wrote:
>> I think a better question is ...
>> What are they doing in Europe (especially Eastern EU) that *is* attracting
>> so many younger folks.  They do come from a culture where ..in Soviet Bloc
>> days, amateur radio was more "radiosport" than a chatting hobby, but that
>> can't be the whole thing.
>> 73
>> Steve KL7SB
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