From: Warren E. Lewis (firstname.lastname@example.org)
I knew you couldn't stay away!! :-) You should have come up and
visited us slow pokes in the Novice sub-bands :-) I worked only
40 and 80 meters because I only tested in the wee morning hours and in
the late afternoon and evenings.
> How did anyone else do? We know that Randy took the QRP division on
> this one again. Surely he did.
I did okay for my first real CW contest after Murphy struck during the
ARCI QRP contest (lets put it this way I didn't come close to a clean sweep).
I'll have to admit I didn't work QRP this time around.
I was running about 25 watts. (I know what your thinking!! :-) )
When I get my code speed up and get more experience under my
belt I will be turning it farther and farther down.
> Not that many Qs heard here. That's the QRP division of SS.
I worked two Qs, one in NNJ and one in EMA.
> If you want to get your code speed up, this is the contest. Don't
> be afraid. You can practice by listening to a guys call and exchange
> til you get it, then call him. It'll be second hand before you know
That is the exact method I used until I got some confidence and figured I'd
try calling CQ SS myself...boy was that fun I had a pile-up instantly. I
worked about 7-8 before the dust settled :-) Not a huge pile-up, but, when
you are poking about 10 wpm with the long exchange that's about all that
will hang around for you...Only had to ask for a couple of repeats. Not bad
for a rookie CW op. Ya know this CW stuff is really a lot of fun, especially
when you start to get the hang of it!!!
> OK, too long a posting. I'll be buried again this week. But,
> I'll be monitoring every chance I get.
Sorry to hear you will be buried...I'm sure, I and a few others on this
list look forward to your posts.
> 73 es gl to all de k5fo NR XXX Q K5FO 58 NTX K
73 es tnx fer post de kd4yrn NR XX A KD4YRN NC BK
SK de KD4YRN dit dit
-- Warren E. Lewis email@example.com Technical Support Division (919) 677-8001 x6542 SAS Institute Inc. PP-ASEL Cary, NC KD4YRN DOD#0021
Search QRP-L Archives
QRP-L Archive |
[ 1993 | 1994 | 1995 | 1996 | 1997 | 1998 | 1999 | 2000 ]
This archive was generated by hypermail 2b29 on Fri Jun 02 2000 - 11:26:20 EDT