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Offline XEROX

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XEROX - Radio Duplicado, the story behind the name..
« on: April 02, 2013, 1503 UTC »
Some of you might be wondering, why XEROX, why is Sam Barto's picture on the QSL?  Who is Sam Barto? Anyway, here's the story.

Sam Barto is the long time editor of the QSL Column in NASWA, The North American SW Association.
Well, way back when, someone tried to see if they could play an April Fool's joke on old Sam by submitting a QSL report for a fictitious station. The station was from Mexico [XE prefix], XEROX,
Radio Duplicado. Anyway, Sam didn't pick up that it was a joke so it made it in his April
column.  Just in case you wanted to know the background...

Thanks for all your reports, everyone should have received their QSLs.

- Bart Sambo.

Offline mr. mike

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Re: XEROX - Radio Duplicado, the story behind the name..
« Reply #1 on: April 03, 2013, 1257 UTC »
I think Yoder mentioned that in his pirate radio book with the bad font, but if not, thanks!
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