GERATOL NET RESUMES OPERATION

Discussion in 'General Announcements' started by N1KL, Oct 7, 2020.

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  1. ND6M

    ND6M Ham Member QRZ Page

    A little further down the stream
     
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  2. KD8DEY

    KD8DEY Ham Member QRZ Page

    I can just imagine the response when they ask if there is any emergency traffic....
    Ymmv
     
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  3. KQ0J

    KQ0J XML Subscriber QRZ Page

    " join this challenging Worked All States Net "

    Seems to me that the purpose of these set up call nets is to make " WAS " LESS of a challenge. Like the DX 'nets' where they have the DX
    waiting and then tell them who will be calling them next !
     
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  4. N1KL

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    Sorry you feel that way, but there is no judgement whatsoever on call sign sizes. The net was formed originally by the ARRL to promote use of the new Extra Class section of the 75M band. They figured to create a more meaningful challenge, you needed to work Extra Class formatted calls to get the ARRL Special 75M SSB Award. If you check out the website, GERATOL.NET you will notice there are many, many endorsements for all call sign formats. We WELCOME them ALL. In fact, we look for them.....have fun sending out all those QSL cards on Century Club net....I used to be NCS for the 80M CC Net
     
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  5. N1KL

    N1KL Premium Subscriber QRZ Page

    Right before the Mental Health Net, you should check in
     
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  6. KM1H

    KM1H Ham Member QRZ Page

    So AM dont count?

    Id love to fire up one of the old tube boatanchors and the 8877 linear (modified DTR-1000) and let rip
     
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  7. KT8D

    KT8D Ham Member QRZ Page

    It sounds like you are not at all familiar with this WAS net versus the others. Call signs have to be copied both ways without assistance. No on-line logger tools, you have to pay attention to the net. I've done them all but the Geratol net has always been my favorite since I started down that path. I didn't quite make it to my goal this year to endorse 400 Geratol numbers for my director's award, but I will back at it next fall.

    John, KT8D

     
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