|[AMRadio] CQ sweepstakes, CQ sweepstakes|
k4kyv at charter.net
Mon Nov 23 21:47:21 EST 2009
> Reminds me of the night back in the late 1970's when the ARRL CD contest
> wandered onto 3895. The '95'ers started calling CQ CB and started giving
> CB calls and handles e.g."Moon Pie" as their exchange. The guys who were
> looking for other CD(SCM,etc.) stations were trying to explain what CD
> was, and that made it worse, so after 10 minutes or so, they scrammed off
> 95 or anywhere close by.
> Joe W4AAB
I recall locking horns with the 3895 slopbucket group back in the early
70's. I had just had a run-in with one of their ringleaders and naturally I
was on the faeces list of the whole group.
One night I heard them in QSO doing a CB spoof, using made-up callsigns with
the proper FCC format for CB calls when the commission used to issue them,
with my suffix as their prefix:
"KYV2940 this is KYV1734, ten four?"
I suppose they thought it was funny and that if I heard it I would be
highly offended. Actually, I found it hilarious and was practically rolling
in the floor with laughter.
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