2012 Results — Operator Soapbox Comments

CALLCOMMENTS
AC4PQDID NOT HEAR MANY ON BUT ALWAYS ENJOY TP QSO.
AF6FGLAD YOU CHANGED START TIME. LOTS OF QRM FROM STATE QSO PARTIES
K0HQWGOOD NEWS - EXCELLENT PROPAGATION BAD NEWS NY AND IL QSO PARTIES
K2HPVWHEN I HEAR JIM IN SAN MATEO I KNOW ANOTHER YEAR HAS PASSED WE STILL HAMMING! LIFE IS GOOD - EVEN AT 86.
K4HFI HAD FUN AGAIN! TNX FOR THE DETAILED INFORMATION.
K4PJMI USED MY NCS DATE AND CHAPTER WHERE I FIRST BECAME A PIONEER.
KA0FTOWOW WHERE WAS EVERYONE? WE NEET TO GO BACK TO ALL MODES ALL THE TIME.
KA7LIT WAS FUN WORKING 10 M AGAIN. ON 15 M IT DID NOT STAY OPEN VERY LONG. AND 75 M WAS NON-EXISTENT. (STRANGE CONDITIONS THIS YEAR)
KB0BHNOT MANY ON BAND BUT I DID WORK SOME NEW CHAPTERS.
KB0JITTOO MANY CONTESTS GOING ON AND TOO NARROW BAND TO OPERATE IN. SAW NO ONE ANY OF THE DIGITAL ALLOCATIONS. CALLED ON ALL BANDS NO RESPONSE.
N9XUHI JIM. STILL HAVE POWER LINE NOISE, SO OPERATING TP QSO PARTY WAS REAL CHORE.
NO1RNICE TO HEAR ALL OLD TELCO PIONEER FRIENDS AGAIN. GREAT FUN!
VE1INGOOD OPERATING HOUR; TOO MANY OTHER CONTESTS.
VE3MPBUSY WEEKEND. LITTLE TIME FOR HAM RADIO. WHERE WERE THE PIONEERS ON SUNDAY?
SUGGESTIONS AND COMMENTS
1. 4 HOUR TIME SLOTS EACH DAY OK.
2. DROP THE CW SLOTS GO BACK PHONE AND CW ANY TIME.
3. SAT AND SUN CONTESTS OF EVERY TYPE TAKING OVER THE WEEKEND HOBBY
WHAT PERCENTAGE OF PIONEERS ARE RETIRED? CONSIDER TWO DAY CONTEST DURING
WEEKEND.
VE7NANQUITE A FEW WORKING ON SUNDAY BUT HEARD TO MAKE CONTACTS RUNNING BAREFOOT.
W0HFCBAND WERE REALLY OPEN THIS YEAR.
W0NFLVERY SLOW. VERY FEW PIONEERS HEARD. IF THERE IS ANY HOPE OF SAVING THIS EVENT THEN WE SHOULD OPEN IT TO EVERYONE.
W2DTPBANDS WERE OPEN BUT NO PIONEERS (THAT I COULD HEAR)
W6SHFBANDS WERE GOOD BUT NOT MANY ON ESPECIALLY ON 75, MOST CHAPTER CONTACTS WITH CHAPTER 11 MISSOURI (11 CONTACTS).
WA4PTZCW OPERATORS WERE TOO FAST FOR ME TO COPY AND PAID NO ATTENTION TO QRS.
WA8MWAWHERE WAS EVERYBODY?
WB0YMQI HAD FUN. I HAD NOT PARTICPATED FOR SEVERAL YEARS
WF9VTHANKS FOR ALL YOUR EFFORTS - JIM

Results of the 2012 TPQSO Party


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