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Re: Firecracker Question

Bernie <kf4fhs@...>
 

Hey Jay (AA8QQ)

Naw you didn't waste your time by running QRP, there'll be a cert for each
class in each time zone.

73, Bernie / KF4FHS

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Sent: Sunday, July 07, 2002 10:56 AM
Subject: [070] Firecracker Question


Bernie and/or Jay,
The page says there's an award for each time zone. It also says about the
entry categories QRP, Low, and Medium power. I didn't see anywhere if it
said if that meant an award per time zone / per entry category. Is that
implied or did I waste my time running QRP? Or did I just miss something
again?

73,
Jay - AA8QQ


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Re: 40m Sprint

Bernie <kf4fhs@...>
 

Hey Jay (AA8QQ)

Yes, you count your own country and Canada as DX entities. If anyone has
already sent their logs in and failed to do this, I will change your final
score to reflect it.

Send your logs to kf4fhs@ywave.com

or:

Bernie Leonard
P.O. Box 2538
Yelm, WA. 98597 USA

I could a swore I put that in the rules :-)

73, Bernie / KF4FHS

----- Original Message -----
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Sent: Sunday, July 07, 2002 9:43 AM
Subject: Re: [070] 40m Sprint


Hi All,
That was great!!!!!!
I ran QRP and made 27 QSO's with 17 Mult's
(19 mult's if I count USA & Canada as DXCC entities, can we?)
Great fun, and in bed by 0230. Fantastic!
Thanks & 73 to all,
Jay - AA8QQ

Hey, where do we send our logs?


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Re: THANKS TO ALL

Dick Thompson <wb0dul@...>
 

Ditto!!!

After all the bitching I did about the short notification, I was able to get on after all. We went to daughter's home for dinner and I figured we wouldn't get back in time to participate. Well, XYL said she was tired and when we got home, she turned on the TV and fell asleep on the couch. I grabbed the opportunity.

We should make this an annual event and call it the Firecracker Sprint, and hold it on the first Saturday evening before or after the July 4th holiday.

It was fun. Now, if I could just learn how to hit the right macro button and keep Jay, N3DQU, from jumping all over the band trying to hide from me....

73,

Dick
WB0DUL@arrl.net

----- Original Message -----
From: "Bob" <VE4XA@AMSAT.org>
To: <070@yahoogroups.com>
Sent: Sunday, July 07, 2002 7:22 AM
Subject: [070] THANKS TO ALL


Hello all;
THANKS for the QSO's. Had a great time in my three hours of operating.
Great to see so much activity on 40

Bob, XM4XA




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Re: 40m Sprint

Charlie Trice, K8IJ <k8ij@...>
 

I had a bit of fun working 17 stations and 12 states on 40M. Never saw so much activity there. Wish the XYL's visitors had left earlier and I could have spent more time in the 'Test.

Let's do it again! Vy 73,

Chas, K8IJ

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Sent: Sunday, July 07, 2002 2:51 AM
Subject: [070] 40m Sprint


Well, I guess 40m isn't broken after all, eh? I could only work the last
two hours, but made 16 Q's so that wasn't too bad. How did the rest of you
guys do? Jay

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Re: Firecracker Question

AA8QQJMauch@...
 

Sorry Steve,
I didn't mean to offend. Fergot we had a few QRP only stations out there in
the Eastern time zone. Guess I better not ask "where do I pick up the
tickets to Jamaica" just yet, eh? How'd you do?

Jay - AA8QQ


To W4GTM log info

spdomingue@...
 

Karen

I got in a hurry and marked you off the list here for the 88 endorsement and
forgot to hit the log button to save the info. Could I get the contact
information from you?

Please?

Doing real good on the 88 endorsement have you and Lovey already. OOPS both
of you on 40 meters and this is a tri-band award and 40 don't even count??
Well, guess I will be looking for you again on the only good bands, thanks
for the contact and be looking for you again on the other bands.

I can still use the contact for the sprint I guess.

Thanks
SteveD
N6YIH/7


Loved it!!!!

J. Ken Wirsing <radioguy@...>
 

To all: What a great sprint! Let's do it again.
I love contests 24 hours or shorter, and this
40m one was fun, fun, fun. Thanks to all!

Ken
KF8OR
Grand Rapids, MI


Firecracker Question

AA8QQJMauch@...
 

Bernie and/or Jay,
The page says there's an award for each time zone. It also says about the
entry categories QRP, Low, and Medium power. I didn't see anywhere if it
said if that meant an award per time zone / per entry category. Is that
implied or did I waste my time running QRP? Or did I just miss something
again?

73,
Jay - AA8QQ


THANKS TO ALL

Bob <VE4XA@...>
 

Hello all;
THANKS for the QSO's. Had a great time in my three hours of operating.
Great to see so much activity on 40

Bob, XM4XA


Re: 40m Sprint

N3DQU@...
 

In a message dated 7/7/2002 12:45:58 PM Eastern Daylight Time,
AA8QQJMauch@aol.com writes:


Hey, where do we send our logs?
Now don't be visiting the 070 Club website or anything crazy like that
dood! Ya might find out something by accident :o) Jay N3DQU


Re: THANKS TO ALL

N3DQU@...
 

In a message dated 7/7/2002 12:25:32 PM Eastern Daylight Time,
wb0dul@arrl.net writes:


Now, if I could just learn how to hit the right macro button and keep Jay,
N3DQU, from jumping all over the band trying to hide from me....
Hey Dick, I wasn't trying to hide from ya om, I was dodging that Pactor
QRM hi! Yep, I think everyone had a good time with this one, so will take
your suggestion and make the 40m Firecracker Sprint an annual event. Tnx to
everyone who came out to play and special tnx to Bernie for lighting a fire
under this one too!...Jay


Re: THANKS TO ALL

n0bhc
 

In a message dated 7/7/02 11:25:36 AM Central Daylight Time, wb0dul@arrl.net
writes:


We should make this an annual event and call it the Firecracker Sprint, and
hold it on the first Saturday evening before or after the July 4th holiday.


It was fun. Now, if I could just learn how to hit the right macro button
and keep Jay, N3DQU, from jumping all over the band trying to hide from
me....
Hi All,

I second that - let's make the Firecracker 40 an annual affair. Pick the
Saturday closest to July 4th and keep the LOCAL time.

Maybe we'll have to keep working on that "cursor glue" formula to keep 'DQU
in one spot. Hmmmm, that's right up there with selective DX feedline diodes.

Thanks to all who traced my waterfall. The contest was a blast.

Bob N0BHC


Re: 40m Sprint

AA8QQJMauch@...
 

Hi All,
That was great!!!!!!
I ran QRP and made 27 QSO's with 17 Mult's
(19 mult's if I count USA & Canada as DXCC entities, can we?)
Great fun, and in bed by 0230. Fantastic!
Thanks & 73 to all,
Jay - AA8QQ

Hey, where do we send our logs?


40 meters

Ross <rrslater@...>
 

Hello the name here is Ross (KE4BCN) 070 #151 I tried 40 meters for the first time last night to check out the antenna I just bought to see how it worked, I could not believe all the activity. Only stayed on for about an hour but did make 10 contacts.

Ross


Re: 40 Meter PSK Sprint

The Maryland Crofts <croft@...>
 

Hi Stu-

Very exciting for me as well . . . I wish that we might try qpsk with
even better results (for me between fading and static crashes copy was
rough) but we made it!

73,

John, K3NJ

Stu wrote:


Thanks to John K3NJ for the first qso in the USA on 40m

50mins to go so come on you guys give me a call on 7036.3

Stu MM0BSM

www.islay.0catch.com

www.qsl.net/gm6nx


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Re: 40 Meter PSK Sprint

Charles Goldwater <k6ceg@...>
 

Your Trace on my waterfall was very strong. Your new antenna is doing a very
good job into Southern California.
I using a home made 37 ft fiberglass pole, with a 12 awg stranded single
conductor up the center.
It loads well on 40m.
The 40M Test sure was a lot of fun..
73 de Charley

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Sent: Sunday, July 07, 2002 1:17 AM
Subject: Re: [070] 40 Meter PSK Sprint


Thanks Charley K6CEG well at least the new antenna here works a little on
40 meters

SteveD
N6YIH/7


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Re: K8IJ - TDW TOP DOG

DL2AYL@...
 

Hey Chas, that gives us something to look forward to!
Good Sunday to all!
Erika/DL2AYL

----- Original Message -----
From: "Charlie Trice, K8IJ" <k8ij@arrl.net>
To: <070@yahoogroups.com>
Sent: Sunday, July 07, 2002 1:45 AM
Subject: Re: [070] K8IJ - TDW TOP DOG


Jay - I'll be honored to buy the beer for the next 070 Club Shindig. When
will that be - Dayton next year? It's the least I can do to thank everyone
for all the QSOs.

See y'all later tonite,

Chas, K8IJ
----- Original Message -----
From: N3DQU@aol.com
To: 070@yahoogroups.com
Sent: Saturday, July 06, 2002 12:36 PM
Subject: [070] K8IJ - TDW TOP DOG


Hey, congrats to Chas K8IJ for snagging Top Dog honors in the TDW!
Not
only does he get in the 070 Club record book, but he gets to bring the
beer
for the next 070 Club shindig too, the lucky dog hi! Nice job dood! 73
de Jay
N3DQU

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40m PSK contest

Costas Krallis SV1XV <sv1xv@...>
 

Hi all,

I had 14 QSOs with 9 multipliers. Most interesting
was HB0/DL2YEF (still have not QSL card from HB0 in
any mode).

73 Costas SV1XV


Re: 40m Sprint

spdomingue@...
 

I did 19 contacts and had fun think this should be a reqular thing was great to see all the signals on the band.

Look for everyone on the next event
73's and thanks
SteveD
N6YIH/7


Re: 40m Sprint

Dick Thompson <wb0dul@...>
 

I had a total of 22. I kept trying to get you and finally did, but you were jumping all over the place. It was fun. I worked one guy who wasn't in the contest and told him about it. He commented that he hadn't seen that much PSK activity on 40 in quite some time.

73,

Dick
WB0DUL@arrl.net

----- Original Message -----
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Sent: Sunday, July 07, 2002 12:51 AM
Subject: [070] 40m Sprint


Well, I guess 40m isn't broken after all, eh? I could only work the last
two hours, but made 16 Q's so that wasn't too bad. How did the rest of you
guys do? Jay

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