[SCCC] [hi John
Leigh S. Jones, KR6X
kr6x at kr6x.com
Thu Feb 23 22:01:10 PST 2012
Looking closer at the pictures, I see something unexpected. There's someone in a bucket being lifted, presumably to repair antennas! They seem to be holding the tip of an antenna... A tribander.
These are big files, I don't think they will fit into some in-boxes. I'm going to have to put them onto my web server for download...
Congrats on the excellent contest results!
Leigh S. Jones
On Feb 22, 2012, at 10:37, W6ph at aol.com wrote:
> To all:
> I am Dr. C.W. Morse, currently the Director of BM Addictions and
> Behavioral Modification at the Ditmore Clinic. I am making this “DISPATCH” on
> behalf of one of your members, Dave W1CTN.
> Further reference to W1CTN will be made using his name.
> Dave is currently a patient of ours here at Ditmore and he is a Band Map
> Ditmore treats a wide range of addictions, but we are the only one that
> treats people with chronic and acute “Band Map Addiction”, also known as
> His XYL had him committed…or shall I say admitted, Sunday night after the
> recent ARRL CW contest. May I ask how hard is it to call a wife a wife and
> not XYL? These abbreviations torment many of our patients here at Ditmore.
> While the attendants were removing Dave’s restraints, administrating a
> sedative and transferring him to one of our private rooms with plush
> upholstered walls, I had my initial patient discussion with Dave’s wife/XYL.
> She reported about him babbling incoherently about needing another “
> cluster spot” to work and that it better not be “busted”. She was very
> concerned as Dave was becoming quite aggravated and was raving about “how hard is
> to post a correct call sign!”, “there is a 9A1A and a 9A1AA”, “who cares
> if the E21 is deaf”, “what nitwit sends 3NN for power in an exchange”, “
> stop calling on top of the exchange”, etc, etc.
> She also told me that if she just appears to be mildly interested in his “
> radio ramblings” that Dave will calm down and go back to his radio station
> in the basement.
> What prompted her to contact us was her observation of the following:
> After the contest Dave became very upset of someone who accused his friend
> W1JQ of having “key clicks” and how he would “fix that bast@$d” if he
> ever again said W1JQ had a bad signal. He called the unknown accuser of being
> a “frequency thief” and a thief deserved what he got!
> At this time Dave’s wife decided she had enough of his addiction and
> placed a call to the Ditmore. Our fine gentlemen, wearing their exquisite white
> coats, promptly picked him up for transportation and treatment at the
> Ditmore. Dave is presently in the BMA isolation wing of our facility.
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