[CQ-Contest] Field Day
Alan M. Eshleman
doctore at well.com
Wed May 24 23:53:57 EDT 2017
...different strokes for different folks...
----- Original Message -----
From: "Bob Burns W9BU" <w9bu_lists at rlburns.net>
To: cq-contest at contesting.com
Sent: Wednesday, May 24, 2017 4:05:19 PM
Subject: Re: [CQ-Contest] Field Day
I can see the point of using Field Day to expose non-contesters to
contesting. But, I don't get that much pleasure, myself, from operating
in Field Day. I operate in other contests if I want to beat last year's
score, become a better operator, or improve my station.
On 5/24/2017 10:02 AM, Joe wrote:
> Mine Personally,
> Is two reasons. Mainly try to beat last years scores, by being a
> better operator, and building better stations.
> And getting people that never have tried contesting at all or even
> the Contest haters to actually get on and do it. 9 out of 10 when
> they finally actually do it. LOVE it.
> Joe WB9SBD
> The Original Rolling Ball Clock
> Idle Tyme
> On 5/24/2017 8:47 AM, Radio K0HB wrote:
>> To me it's a "ham radio picnic". A weekend spent with friends doing
>> something you all enjoy. Old guys playing like boys, new guys
>> getting infused with the fun of operating; a sort of gathering of the
>> That's me.
>> But it's like the story of the 5 blind men describing an elephant.
>> Each of us will have a different view, and in the context of their
>> individual experience and "ham radio world view", each is equally valid.
>> So tell me Joe, why do you do Field Day?
>> 73, de Hans, K0HB
>> "Just a Boy and his Radio"™
>> On Wed, May 24, 2017 at 06:31 Joe <nss at mwt.net <mailto:nss at mwt.net>>
>> A simple Question,
>> Why do you, your group, or your Club, why do you do Field Day?
>> Joe WB9SBD
>> The Original Rolling Ball Clock
>> Idle Tyme
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>> 73, de Hans, K0HB
>> "Just a boy and his radio"™
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