[CQ-Contest] New Top Band and VHF Contest Authors

rjairam at gmail.com rjairam at gmail.com
Sun Jun 3 12:05:39 EDT 2018

I'd like to say thanks to the outgoing and welcome to the new ones.

Jeff, K1TEO has been a reliable contact for our roves, from 6m to
microwaves. I wish him the best in his rebuild, should he decide to do

Ria, N2RJ
Team K2EZ/R

On Sun, Jun 3, 2018 at 9:51 AM, Ward Silver <hwardsil at gmail.com> wrote:
> I'm glad to let everybody know we have a new author for the ARRL 160
> Contest writeup.  Mark Beckwith N5OT has stepped into the ample shoes of
> outgoing author, Gary Breed K9AY whose writeups we enjoyed for a number of
> years.  Hats off to both gentlemen!  I know we'll continue to hear K9AY on
> Top Band - have some fun, Gary!
> On the very-short-waves end of things, Ralph "Gator" Bowen N5RZ is
> replacing Jeff Klein K1TEO for the ARRL September VHF Contest.  Jeff had
> been thinking about retiring from being the author for a while and now has
> his hands full dealing with the loss of a tower and a bunch of antennas
> from high winds just before the Hamvention.  We'll miss him on the bands
> and in the authors roster, both.  Gator, we are looking forward to the
> Texas perspective on this fall's contest.
> Extending the run of new authors, Bob Striegl K2DRH has schedule conflicts
> and needs to give up his post as the author of the June VHF Contest, coming
> up next weekend.  We have an offer of assistance from long-time active
> contester, Tim Marek K7XC, to provide some research and statistics to
> whoever takes the reins as lead author.  But we do need a new lead author -
> if you'd like to give the writeup a try, drop me or ARRL Contest Branch
> Manager, Bart Jahnke W9JJ (w9jj at arrl.org) a note to learn about the
> specifics.  There are lots of resources for you and you'll acquire a new
> appreciation of the contest.
> Thanks to all of the volunteers and "friends of contesting" who keep the
> wheels going in the ARRL Contest Program.  With more than a dozen unique
> contests, it takes a lot of shoulders to that wheel and a lot of goodwill.
> See you on the bands!
> 73, Ward N0AX
> ARRL Contributing Editor
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