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Old 01-20-2010, 09:43 AM   #1
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I'm not really a "DX Chaser" I mean I'm in it for fun.

But it is fun when you get a rare one

Was on 20Mtr PSK31 last night and as a fellow ham was wraping up his QSO with another he commented how it was always a pile up when he gets on the air.

So.... What the heck, I clicked on his call (ZF2CE) to load it into the macro and log. Log said "Grand Cayman Islands"

He told me he thinks he's the only licensed ham on the islands... Now.. That... Is the formula for a pile up!!!!!

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Old 01-20-2010, 12:52 PM   #2
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Congrats John! I know jow you feel. With my 100w and attic G5RVjr, getting the rare ones is tough. Glad to see you're using eQSL. I only have 69 for eDX100 and 46 for eWAS. Maybe soon.
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Old 01-20-2010, 01:24 PM   #3
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Fine job there John, nice to hear about the rare contact.

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Old 01-21-2010, 09:37 AM   #4
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Hey it happens some times... I know of lots of others who have done it.. The other thing I did recently is something I have wanted to do for a long time... I scored a "1st contact" Now I admit, it was a "1st PSK contact, not a first licenesed contact... But still it was a 1st.

Been #2 a few times, but never #1 in a log before.

I know when I first got on PSK... I kind of felt like the kid in the candy store.. Here was a whole new world to me,, And I still find it exciting.
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