[AMRadio] CQ sweepstakes, CQ sweepstakes

Charles Ring w3nu at roadrunner.com
Mon Nov 23 22:27:42 EST 2009

D. Chester wrote:
> 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.
> Don k4kyv

I don't clearly recall what went on on 3895, but there was a wild bunch 
of "radio thugs" on 3830 circa 1970 who called themselves the NAASSB 
(yes they were racists too).

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