25th Anniversary Grand Prize Drawing is Near...

Discussion in 'Amateur Radio News' started by AA7BQ, Dec 4, 2018.

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  1. 2E0TWD

    2E0TWD Premium Subscriber QRZ Page

    Well done to the Winners!!!!
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  2. KI7HSB

    KI7HSB Ham Member QRZ Page

    Hey, I did pretty good. The guy that won the grand prize lives less than 30 miles from me. That's the closest I've ever come to winning anything.
    NL7W, W3FHT, N5VAF and 4 others like this.
  3. W9LLD

    W9LLD Ham Member QRZ Page

    ICOM IC-7610, goes to KK4ZT

    Yaesu FTDX-101D, goes to W7PT

    RFinder Radio, goes to W3CJW

    Heil Headset, goes to KE0IRV

    Comet Antenna Analyzer, goes to VE4AFC

    Begali Keyer, goes to WB5WAJ
    AJ4LN and SV2EVS like this.
  4. EA4GTI

    EA4GTI Ham Member QRZ Page

    Me quiero felicitar a esos. Jamones de europa, los cuales han participado con la ilusión de poder ganar en algún momento, un regalo pero como se ha visto los premios se an quedado ayi todos , espero que sirva como experiencia en los proximos concursos en el futuro.

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  5. W2CSI

    W2CSI XML Subscriber QRZ Page

    Over 900 user in the chat room last night for the giveaway! It was a lot of FUN!
    Congrats to all the WINNERS!!!
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  6. EB1BSV

    EB1BSV Volunteer / Dx Helper/ Moderator / Lifetime Member Volunteer Moderator Volunteer DX Helper Platinum Subscriber Life Member QRZ Page

    Si, una lastima :(
  7. SV2EVS

    SV2EVS Ham Member QRZ Page

    Usa and Canada.... :-(
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  8. G0MRB

    G0MRB Ham Member QRZ Page

    Thanks for your reply, Frank. I'm logged-in, but saw nothing, only the video, even after refreshing the page during the live stream.

    Of course, the other issue is network lag, meaning that the stream was seen by viewers further afield up to several minutes after the events were happening, which means that U/S viewers have a big advantage over the rest of the world, as was seen clearly during the show. But it would have been handy to at least post my callsign when requested.

    For reference, if watching NASA TV, the lag to here is at least 50 seconds, and usually 60 - 90 seconds. (I have a downlink link speed of about 215 Mbit/s with a 9ms ping time to local servers, and around 130 ms to Orlando, FL.)
  9. G0MRB

    G0MRB Ham Member QRZ Page

    No, I was replying to you. Misunderstood your question. It's a little sad that you appear to be so belligerent with other people here who are trying to help you. Maybe the intent of your words is not translating well into the limitations of text? If so, you have my apologies.

    Nonetheless, the date and time of the draw were posted weeks ago. I'm half a world away from you, but still saw that we were told that the url would be available shortly before the draw, and figured out that I would need to refresh the Home page. (Standard procedure for at least the past 15 years for web pages without auto refresh.) I saw a hand, setting up a camera, before the test bars were shown, at around 00:52 here (UTC). The video was viewable a few minutes late, at shortly after 01:05, which includes a couple of minutes of internet lag to here.
  10. K0TET

    K0TET Ham Member QRZ Page

    Why do we have a trivia on the 6th that says "You have been entered into the sweepstakes to win one of these Great Prices!"? Is there more to come or just more errors?
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