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Author Topic: Oh crap!!! It's this weekend? ARRL VHF sweepsteaks!!!  (Read 1126 times)

Offline ThaDood

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Oh crap!!! It's this weekend? ARRL VHF sweepsteaks!!!
« on: June 10, 2021, 2030 UTC »
Thought that thus was the weekend afterwards, since it's usually the weekend before ARRL Field Day, but not this year, apparently.      http://www.arrl.org/june-vhf
I was asked, yet another weird question, of how I would like to be buried, when I finally bite the big one. The answer was actually pretty easy. Face-down, like a certain historical figure in the late 1980's, (I will not mention who, but some of you will get it, and that's enough.) Why??? It would be a burial that will satisfy everyone: (1) My enemies will say that it will show me where to go. (2) On the same point, I can have my enemies kiss my butt. (3) It will temporarily give someone a place to park a bicycle. See??? A WIN / WIN for everyone.

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Re: Oh crap!!! It's this weekend? ARRL VHF sweepsteaks!!!
« Reply #1 on: June 11, 2021, 1652 UTC »
6 meters is wide open today, 11 June 2021, should be good for the weekend !
« Last Edit: June 11, 2021, 1655 UTC by Traveling Wave »
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Re: Oh crap!!! It's this weekend? ARRL VHF sweepsteaks!!! Uh-huh...
« Reply #2 on: June 11, 2021, 1900 UTC »
Now, if we can just keep Murphy's Law outta' there. Ya know... Propagation sucks on SAT and SUN, then picks-up right after that contest. And... Looking ahead to the ARRL Field Day, with all the flooding going on in the NE, might need Field Day, not as a contest, but for real emergency communications.  http://www.arrl.org/field-day
I was asked, yet another weird question, of how I would like to be buried, when I finally bite the big one. The answer was actually pretty easy. Face-down, like a certain historical figure in the late 1980's, (I will not mention who, but some of you will get it, and that's enough.) Why??? It would be a burial that will satisfy everyone: (1) My enemies will say that it will show me where to go. (2) On the same point, I can have my enemies kiss my butt. (3) It will temporarily give someone a place to park a bicycle. See??? A WIN / WIN for everyone.