[WVARC] Exactly 40 Years ago, WA6LXN/6 wins Field Day class 4A

Ed Principe ed at 222commercial.com
Tue Jun 25 15:09:43 PDT 2013

Hello Tom,

Wow, it's been a long time......

I can't remember if 1973 was my first field day, but  I do remember being
at the one they did for the movie "Hams Wide World". I was the novice
(WN6QDQ) under the tent in the rain operating morse code.

What are you up to these days?

Ed Principe

-----Original Message-----
From: wvarc-bounces at kkn.net [mailto:wvarc-bounces at kkn.net] On Behalf Of
Tom Musselman
Sent: Tuesday, June 25, 2013 2:29 PM
To: WVARC Reflector
Subject: Re: [WVARC] Exactly 40 Years ago, WA6LXN/6 wins Field Day class

Well, congratulations to us again!

Was Contractor's Point just that one year?  I was there, but I don't
remember if I operated or just hung out.  I was home from my first year of


On 6/25/2013 2:08 PM, Bob Wilson, N6TV wrote:
> WA6LXN/6 in 1973 was my very first Field Day, and my call was even
> used for the Novice tent (which I also supplied).  We did pretty well!
>  See attached from the November, 1973 issue of /QST/.
> I remember vividly that the following folks were there:  WB6VZI,
> WB6KPN, WB6OLD, WB6FUE,  WB6ZVC, K6OVJ, WB6UJY, K6JAN(?), WA6something
> (now N6RN).
> Who else was there on Contractor's Point in 1973?  Does anyone have
> any photos from that year?
> 73,
> Bob, N6TV
> _______________________________________________
> Victory through Mug

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