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Re: 30M Contestia mode

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  • n9dsj
    Sorry John, no offense meant; I was just trying to clarify about Contestia. A good summary can be viewed at http://www.oliviamode.com/Contestia.htm Good luck
    Message 1 of 15 , Aug 18, 2010
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      Sorry John, no offense meant; I was just trying to clarify about Contestia. A good summary can be viewed at http://www.oliviamode.com/Contestia.htm

      Good luck and 73,
      Bill N9DSJ


      --- In 30MDG@yahoogroups.com, jwden123@... wrote:
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      > It is new to me and to HRD.  HRD ver 4 did not have that mode. When I upgraded to V5 it was included as a "new" mode to that application.
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      > Besides whether it is new or not was not the issue. I was talking about the lack of contacts.
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      > John
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      > N4CUS
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      > ----- Original Message -----
      > From: "n9dsj" <n9dsj@...>
      > To: 30MDG@yahoogroups.com
      > Sent: Tuesday, August 17, 2010 10:43:37 PM
      > Subject: [30MDG] Re: 30M Contestia mode
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      > Actually it is not an overly "new" mode..Multipsk added it on Aug 25, 2006; perhaps earlier and its use pre-dates this. It is a variation on Olivia as is RTTYM and Voice.
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      > 73,
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      > Bill N9DSJ
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      > --- In 30MDG@yahoogroups.com , jwden123@ wrote:
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      > > Contestia is a new mode that is included with HRD ver 5. It's similar to Olivia
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      > > I did get your e-mail... It's interesting you could copy as CW
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      > > John
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      > > N4CUS
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      > > ----- Original Message -----
      > > From: "Don Siechert" <wa6qlu@>
      > > To: 30MDG@yahoogroups.com
      > > Sent: Monday, August 16, 2010 10:58:39 PM
      > > Subject: Re: [30MDG] 30M Contestia mode
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      > > DE W7QLU
      > > Did you get my e-mail reply?
      > > I copied almost 90% of your QSO as CW but could not respond as I don't know how to use this mode.
      > > QRZ DE W7QLU
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      > > dah dit dah
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      > > On 8/16/2010 6:28 PM, jwden123@ wrote:
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      > > Well, my 6pm Contestia attempt was a total bust.... I only made one contact.... AA2AF/John/ Fair Haven, NJ. And it was tenuous at best...
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      > > I lost him just before the 73 round.
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      > > John
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      > > N4CUS
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      > > ----- Original Message -----
      > > From: "Phil Williams" <ka1gmn@>
      > > To: 30MDG@yahoogroups.com
      > > Sent: Monday, August 16, 2010 4:18:02 PM
      > > Subject: Re: [30MDG] 30M Contestia mode
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      > > John,
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      > > I'll try to make it.  Thanks for the heads up.
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      > > philw de ka1gmn
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      > > On Mon, Aug 16, 2010 at 7:58 AM, < jwden123@ > wrote:
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      > > Tonight at about 6PM eastern (2200 UTC) , I'll be calling CQ on 10.133 using Contestia 8/500.
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      > > Join me if you can.
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      > > John Dendy
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      > > N4CUS
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      > > --
      > > Philw de KA1GMN
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