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Top 10 Rookie Mistakes

Kirk K4RO is a local and fan­tas­tic con­test op. He recent­ly asked on the Ten­nessee Con­test Group Google Group page what the com­mu­ni­ty thinks are the top ten rook­ie con­test­ing mis­takes. Kirk writes the Con­test­ing 101 page for the Nation­al Con­test Jour­nal. I can’t wait to see the arti­cle he pro­duces as it will speak direct­ly to me. Here is my …

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Worked TCGers: N4ARO, AB4GG, AD4EB, KS4X, and N4ZZ (all bands except 160!) Thanks all for TN. Also worked AJ4JD Tim who does not appear on the TCG ros­ter. I for­ward­ed the web­site and group links for his con­sid­er­a­tion. I wras­tled with N1MM and my Sig­naLink USB and Vista to cre­ate a CQ wav but was bark­ing up the wrong …

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