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

Robert Schneider schneiderpix at mac.com
Tue Jun 25 16:29:11 PDT 2013

Re: 1973 Contractors Point, N6RN was WA6KKP. I was in the mix as WA6PNN (now N6MR).

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On Jun 25, 2013, at 6:05 PM, John Musselman N6EP <n6ep at arrl.net> wrote:

> Wow,
> Done by brute force with 3,000 Qs!
> We won more than once.  Here is a list "Leg" compiled for us a while back:
> 1966 Sierra Pelona WB6OLD/6 -- Matt and I 
> 1967 Rancho San Julian WB6SST/6 and W6CXW/6 for the Bodids 
> 1968 WA6LXN/6 callsign debuts and we operate 5A above Valley Circle 
> 1969 4A winner from the new house lots south of Ventura 
> 1970 Contractors Point
> Notice we won 4A in 1969 also according to Leigh - anybody got a QST from then to confirm?
> I also think he has the locations for 1967 and 1968 backwards.  I think Valley Circle was my first FD and I definitely remember using the phonetics "Super Sloppy Toiletrymanship" there.  (Probably the     first time you ever heard or will hear that word unless you were there.)
> John
> N6EP
> ex-WB6UHF
> 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
>> _______________________________________________
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