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Have you signed up for the 50th Anniversity National Convention in Kansas City?
It will be held from 3th October to 6th October, and it is not to be missed!
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Kittitas WA 9/26 is a go KC7YE 9/24/2018

possible Kittitas WA activation KC7YE 9/23/2018

2018 Pa Qso Party Rover KA3QLF 9/23/2018
Will listen for you.. K8ZZ 9/23/2018

I just posted my trip to and from the National convention. I need a lot of help for my MD award, Pse KC3X 9/22/2018
YOU ARE RUNNING SEVERAL I NEED THANKS HOPE FOR A BAND KM9X 9/23/2018

I plan to be mobile in TXQP next weekend (29th and 30th). Here's my planned county list. W3DYA 9/22/2018

Convention payment - if your check is NOT already in the mail (more) AB7NK 9/21/2018

Latest, baffling news. -- more WB4KZW 9/21/2018
Vietnam/Asia N7IPG 9/22/2018
Hoping that they get to the bottom of this mystery so they can treat you properly, Gene. K2MF 9/22/2018
I wish you best of luck N8KIE 9/21/2018
Your in our prayers Gene!!! 73/88 K7SEN & AB7NK 9/21/2018
Your on my prayer list Gene.. K8ZZ 9/21/2018
WILL PRAY FOR YOU. GOOD LUCK K9MIX 9/21/2018

WSJT-X vs county N8OYY 9/21/2018
LoTW AD1C 9/21/2018
New software for FT8 K8QWY 9/21/2018
Grid Challenge - need to work each month N4CD 9/23/2018
Grid Challenge - need to work each month N4CD 9/22/2018
Looking at your totals on Top List wouldn't think there are many left. To boring for me. :) KC3X 9/21/2018
County FT 8 K8QWY 9/21/2018
JT-Alert or free-form message N9JF 9/21/2018
Version II coming N4CD 9/21/2018

Health update. -- more WB4KZW 9/20/2018
Gene hoping for better days for you! N1API 9/21/2018
Sorry to hear all the bad news and some future possible good news for relief. WG6X 9/21/2018
praying for relief for ypu KM9X 9/21/2018
Hang in there, Gene! Hopefully these surgeries will be what you need. K2MF 9/20/2018
KEEP THE FAITH, MAN, CAN ONLY GET BETTER. K9MIX 9/20/2018

W0GXQ (More) KC3X 9/20/2018
I do not plan to build a new antenna until . . . WGXQ 9/23/2018
What a strange accident :( Try and avoid any more falling tree limbs and stay safe, Jerry! K2MF 9/21/2018
If you could use a 40M coaxial dipole and maybe 20M let me know. WG6X 9/21/2018

Antenna trubles KMAF 9/20/2018
I'm sorry you are having antenna issues, Jack. Don't worry about the counties. Arrive safely! K2MF 9/21/2018

Yeah!!!! WD4OIN has power restored. KC3X 9/19/2018
Excellent news! K2MF 9/20/2018
That is good news and know the feeling when you get power back! WG6X 9/20/2018

CountyHuntersMaster.mdb (More) N6PDB 9/19/2018
When going to MARAC web page (more) WA3QNT 9/20/2018
When going to MARAC web page (more) WA3QNT 9/20/2018
Sorry KC7OD #1265 and 1266 AC0CU Still Missing From Logger N1API 9/20/2018
Thank you for your work and the note explaining the problems N8KIE 9/19/2018

W5PKE - Curtis now SK. I just received the news & was asked to let everyone know. AB7NK 9/19/2018
So sorry to learn of Curtis' passing. Our prayers to his family. K2MF 9/20/2018
RIP Curtis and prayers for the family. W7FEN 9/20/2018
Sorry to hear the sad news. RIP. KC3X 9/19/2018
R.I.P. I am sure the gang up there welcomed you with open arms & hearts. WG6X 9/19/2018
Very sorry to hear this! Got many contacts from him. RIP! NA8W 9/19/2018
VERY SORRY RIP K9MIX 9/19/2018
RIP Curtis - our prayers are with your family & dear friends. You will be missed. K7SEN & AB7NK 9/19/2018

WHOOPY!!!! N4RS 9/19/2018
That must have been a hard one for sure. Congratulatins! WG6X 9/19/2018
Call and/or district? AD1C 9/19/2018

K0FG - Thanks for all the counties, Fred WA3QNT 9/19/2018

I'm heading up to Blacksburg today. Look for me in Floyd, VA around 1800Z WA4UNS 9/19/2018

We are going home this morning. WD4OIN was hit the worse 30+ inches of rain KC3X 9/18/2018
Good news from you, but sorry to heard the otehr bad news. WG6X 9/18/2018

Pitt County, NC and Florence W4YDY 9/16/2018
Thanks for the update.. K8ZZ 9/17/2018
Thank you for the report, Dave. Hoping for the best for you and Hollis. K2MF 9/17/2018
Hopingh all goes well. WG6X 9/17/2018

On the Radio this weekend N4CD 9/13/2018

MARAC is still looking ... (more) KA2LHO 9/13/2018
Hello all. I am new to the Board after some of the departures. Here is my take on things (more) KA2LHO 9/20/2018
sorry for the typo... should be "I have been" KA2LHO 9/20/2018
looks like you need more than that. 3 directors vacant too KM9X 9/15/2018
I see this as being important to all members of MARAC so I'm sure Dan meant to say "we". K2MF 9/15/2018
no I meant you- more... KM9X 9/16/2018
My feelings exactly Dan.... KD5YUK 9/16/2018
NO... Dan said exactly what he meant... Don't put words in his mouth...! AE3Z 9/15/2018
I wasn't trying to put words in anyone's mouth. (more) K2MF 9/15/2018
       Sad part is, most of us that have been around for more than 10 years don't feel... AE3Z 9/16/2018
              Agreed...!! KD5YUK 9/16/2018
Obviously also looking for someone who can post here better than me!!! :o) KA2LHO 9/13/2018
Hi! Yes, we need someone to step up and take this ... W4SIG 9/13/2018

Evacuating today. KC3X 9/13/2018
Any updates on conditions of the house and family yet/ WG6X 9/17/2018
Sounds like a smart and safe thing to do. WG6X 9/13/2018

Hurricane Watch Net has been activated on 14.325 NFN 9/13/2018

WA Salmon Run KC7YE 9/12/2018
I see N7AME has posted SR trip KC7YE 9/12/2018

Special event station W0A. WB4FFV 9/11/2018

The antenna will be lowered tomorrow. (more) KC3X 9/10/2018
Florence is here! (more) W4YDY 9/13/2018
Tnx for the update but please be safe... K8ZZ 9/13/2018
Stay safe, my brother WA4UNS 9/11/2018
Be safe and take care!! WY8I 9/11/2018
Stay safe. If you need to come south to avoid that one, we have an extra room here. KA2LHO 9/11/2018
In preparation for Hurricane Florence and maybe flood again. Not sure when all will be over. KC3X 9/10/2018
We have family in Apex and they are telling us that water is already in short supply. (more) K2MF 9/11/2018
Be safe. Praying for our friends on the east coast... W4SIG 9/10/2018
Be safe and sound. Hopefully the storm will decrease and do less damage. WG6X 9/11/2018
Good Luck N8KIE 9/10/2018

What is best Tablet for Mobile Op ? KD5YUK 9/10/2018
I just use my cell phone which has pretty good int... W4SIG 9/11/2018
I'm a member of the "Big Fingers" Grp..why thinking abt larger display. KD5YUK 9/11/2018
Not low cost but I use the Surface GO. Tablet size but a full PC. I use it with a hotspot via my pho KA2LHO 9/11/2018
I use the Samsung Galaxy Tab S4 LTE NFN 9/10/2018
If you are going to post with it (w6rk) it either needs to connect to your phone or directly ... N8KIE 9/10/2018

Trips posted from Convention (more) WYA 9/10/2018
I'll be listening for you.. KD5YUK 9/10/2018

CO trip AI5P 9/9/2018

Trip Posted Niagra NY thru PA and home Sep 8th K4YT 9/8/2018
Karl, did you finish your trip ? DL3DXX 9/9/2018
Yes I stopped after Chemung, NY as I was running out of time to drive home. That was at 1800 local. K4YT 9/9/2018
heavy rain in NY/PA he may not run today N8KIE 9/9/2018
Had 5 hrs of heavy rain thru PA and home in VA Rained heavy here all night and during the day. K4YT 9/9/2018

Need 4 to finish W-Prefix... (more) WA4UNS 9/7/2018

Some activities listed under Tourist on Convention page.. K8ZZ 9/7/2018

MARAC Database lookup is down and the RR is now loaded (More) N6PDB 9/7/2018
Thanks, Dennis! W4SIG 9/8/2018
Why is the roadrunner not emailed like it always was previously?????????? KA9JAC 9/8/2018
Becasue there are problems with the software getting old. N6PDB 9/8/2018
Everything working fine here . . . thanks Dennis. WGXQ 9/7/2018

Thanks Jerry, Karl, and Scott for the counties you... W4SIG 9/6/2018
THANKS JERRY FOR LC cOLORADO M.D., KARL FOR MD IN PA AND NY KM9X 9/7/2018
Thanks Jerry, Karl, and Scott for new ones K4AMC 9/7/2018

K4YT don't put Cl in spot it confuses Logger and doesn't trigger alerts N8KIE 9/6/2018

Okay, trip is a go for tomorrow. WGXQ 9/5/2018

Logger problem?????? more K9MIX 9/4/2018
If there are any errors in the spot then logger will show red and if enough errors then logger is er KC3X 9/12/2018
Have similar problem WB2ABD 9/7/2018
You are running a VERY old version of Logger. Get the latest update. WQ7A 9/5/2018
it could be comma instead of decimal point in freq N8KIE 9/5/2018

Thursday, possible trip to the following: WGXQ 9/4/2018
Thanks for Lake KAP 9/6/2018
Gilpin is last for 5th in CO NFN 9/5/2018
...and maybe condx will improve by next spring!! K4XI 9/5/2018
PITKIN AND LAKE FOR ME PLEASE KM9X 9/5/2018
Lake is an LC-1 any band that is working....N4RS N4RS 9/4/2018
Unless you are going to run digital... I have no needs in CO. Have a fun trip!!!! WA4UNS 9/4/2018
I will be very grateful to work you Summit & Eagle on 40m and Gilpin & Pitkin on 30m, Jerry. K2MF 9/4/2018
I need Gilpin and Pitkin on 30m N8KIE 9/4/2018
di-dah-dit WGXQ 9/4/2018

Trip to Toronto, Canada Sept 6th-9th K4YT 9/4/2018

Jim N9JF Tnx for 12 new Ones for Bingo 4 K4YT 9/3/2018
Thanks to all who rode along today! N9JF 9/3/2018
Thanks, Jim! KG4CRJ 9/5/2018
Great job as always.. K8ZZ 9/4/2018
TU Jim. Great signal out here in the PNW again! N7JPF 9/3/2018

Looks like another day with no mobiles running N8KIE 9/3/2018
Wow... 30M died to IL... can just barely hear N9JF WA4UNS 9/3/2018

September 2018 County Challenge Top Lists Now On Line (more) K2MF 9/3/2018
Great job Barry.. Tnx for your service K8ZZ 9/3/2018

IL200 and BiCentennial Challenge - update N9JF 9/2/2018
Great! K8ZZ 9/2/2018

Hope the TN QP has a few stations on the air need 41 for 8th time N8KIE 9/2/2018
got 12 of them N8KIE 9/3/2018
Oh well, I don't see any A-Preifx eligible stations in the County Activations list for needs WA4UNS 9/2/2018

Anybody out there use an Alinco DX-SR8T for mobile rig... Looking to put something in car... Don AE3Z 9/1/2018
Don, I don't have experience with the Alinco. I have a Yaesu 857D with remote head mount (more) KA2LHO 9/4/2018
I sold both of my mobile rigs (Icom 706's) two years ago after I went through... AE3Z 9/4/2018
Saw a nice TS-50 with a tuner & power supply for $400 on EBAY WG6X 9/2/2018
I have over 250K miles on the TS50S I'm using... great little rig!!!! WA4UNS 9/3/2018
Sorry, should have been more specific... I need to be able to mount the head... AE3Z 9/3/2018
Mobile rig (more) K5KDG 9/3/2018
Mobile rig (more) K5KDG 9/3/2018

Don't hear or see much action in AL QP from here N8KIE 9/1/2018
Worked some in Al on 40 cw but heard only ONE station in CO where I need two!! K4XI 9/2/2018
What do u need in CO? WGXQ 9/2/2018
Hinsdale, Mineral, Pitkin, Saguache K9MIX 9/3/2018
Archuleta, Mineral N8KIE 9/3/2018
Dolores, San Juan K4XI 9/3/2018

ken pro 2000 rotor control KG5J 9/1/2018

Unable to post to Planned Trips . . . email sent to Don WGXQ 9/1/2018
Reboots do wonders! WGXQ 9/2/2018

Remember to Vote for Various Annual MARAC Awards by 9/8 at 10:59z! N5MLP 9/1/2018
Never received said email. W7FEN 9/1/2018
Sent you an email about your message above .... more N5MLP 9/1/2018
Sent you an email about your message above .... more N5MLP 9/1/2018
Email adr is correct, has been the same since I got the w7fen call. W7FEN 9/1/2018
Never saw any email either in in or junk. WG6X 9/2/2018
       Ray - added you to the database and sent an invitation to vote with link included N5MLP 9/5/2018
       Ray - added you to the database and sent an invitation to vote with link included N5MLP 9/5/2018
       Ray - added you to the database and sent an invitation to vote with link included N5MLP 9/5/2018

On the Radio this weekend N4CD 8/31/2018

September County Hunter News OnLine N4CD 8/31/2018
try again N4CD 8/31/2018

ALQP KN4Y 8/31/2018
I have no needs in AL, but will give you a Q if I'm in the shack and see you on w6rk WA4UNS 8/31/2018

Bitchin' time... last counties... (more) WA4UNS 8/30/2018
If there are no mobiles KA3DRO 9/2/2018
Take a look at my Bingo needs, let me know when ready. N4RS 8/30/2018
Possible Mitchell and Yancey help... not sure when WA4UNS 8/31/2018
Mitchell and Yancey would be awesome on 30m! :) K2MF 9/1/2018
I'll keep the light on for ya..... N4RS 8/31/2018

KC National Convention

K8ZZ 8/30/2018

Congratulations to the all the LC level recipients... WELL DONE!!!! WA4UNS 8/30/2018
Congratulations to all the award winners! Amazing accomplishments with low sunspots and number of mo NA8W 9/1/2018
Wow! Congrats to all, great accomplishments! W4SIG 8/31/2018
Congrats from me as well . . . job well done to all recepients! WGXQ 8/30/2018
Many congratulations to all those who earned new LC Level awards! K2MF 8/30/2018
Congratulations to all! N9QPQ & AA9JJ 8/30/2018
Congrats to the award recipients N4CD 8/30/2018
Congratulations folks for your awards...fine job!! WY8I 8/30/2018
Congrat's to all! WG6X 8/30/2018

N4UP WAS AWARDED #196 FOR 125 LAST COUNTIES AB7RW 8/29/2018
Congratulations on your MARAC AWARD for transmitted last counties. WB4FFV 8/30/2018

NF0N WAS AWARDED #68 FOR 325 LAST COUNTIES AB7RW 8/29/2018
Congratulations on your MARAC AWARD for transmitted last counties Mike. WB4FFV 8/30/2018

K3IMC WAS AWARDED # 32 FOR 575 LAST COUNITES AB7RW 8/29/2018
Congratulations Don on your MARAC AWARD for last counties transmitted. WB4FFV 8/30/2018

AB7RW WAS AWARDED #83 FOR 275 LAST COUNTIES AB7RW 8/29/2018
Congratulations Mary on your Last counties trasmitted MARAC AWARD. WB4FFV 8/30/2018

W7FEN WAS AWARDED #24 FOR 700 LAST COUNTIES AB7RW 8/29/2018
Congratulations Larry on your MARAC AWARD for transmitted last counties. WB4FFV 8/30/2018

NA8W WAS AWARDED #284 FOR 75 LAST COUNTIES AB7RW 8/29/2018
Congratulations on your MARAC AWARD for transmitted last counties. WB4FFV 8/30/2018

K8ZZ WAS AWARDED #25 FOR 675 LAST COUNTIES AB7RW 8/29/2018
Congratulations Ed on your MARAC AWARD for transmitted last counties. WB4FFV 8/30/2018

Congratulations to all the new award holders. KC3X 8/29/2018
A hearty congratulations to everyone who has earned new awards! K2MF 8/29/2018
Yes cngrat's on all the award winners & sure a lot of LC awards also. WG6X 8/30/2018

N8KIE COMPLETED USA-PA-K ON 8/6/18. ISSUED #43 AB7RW 8/29/2018
Congratulations on this MARAC AWARD, hard one to get Bob. WB4FFV 8/30/2018
Congratulations Bob !!! NFN 8/30/2018
Congratulations Bob!! WY8I 8/30/2018
Thanks to KC6AWX for the last one and to all the other 3076 too N8KIE 8/30/2018
AWESOME ACCOMPLISHMENT! N0XYL and KB0BA KBBA 8/29/2018
Congrat's on a hard one to earn. WG6X 8/29/2018
CONGRATULATIONS from N9QPQ & AA9JJ 8/29/2018
Congratulations!!!!!!!! WA4UNS 8/29/2018

K3IMC COMPLETED MASTER GOLD ON 8/16/18. ISSUED #70 AB7RW 8/29/2018
Congrtulations Don on your Master Gold MARAC AWARD. WB4FFV 8/30/2018
Congratulations Don !!! NFN 8/30/2018
Congratulations Don on your hard to get award!! WY8I 8/30/2018
awesome on to plutonium! KM9X 8/30/2018
Congrat's on earning the master Gold! WG6X 8/29/2018
Congrates from N9QPQ & AA9JJ 8/29/2018
Congratulations!!!!!!!! WA4UNS 8/29/2018

K4YT COMPLETED BINGO III ON 6/3/2018. ISSUED #41 AB7RW 8/29/2018
Congratlations Karl on your Bingo lll Marac Award. WB4FFV 8/30/2018
Congratulations Karl !!! NFN 8/30/2018
Congratulations Karl on three times around!!! WY8I 8/30/2018
Congrat's on the award. WG6X 8/29/2018
congratulations from N9QPQ and AA9JJ 8/29/2018
Congratulations!!!!!!!! WA4UNS 8/29/2018

KZ2P COMPLETED 19TH TIME. ISSUED #1 AB7RW 8/29/2018
Congratulations on 19th time Jim. WB4FFV 8/30/2018
Awesome award James!!!! WY8I 8/30/2018
Congrat's on doing it 19 times! WG6X 8/29/2018
Congrat's on doing it 19 times! WG6X 8/29/2018
Congratulations from N9QPQ & AA9JJ 8/29/2018

K2JG COMPLETED 14 TIME ON 8/2/18. ISSUED #2 AB7RW 8/29/2018
Congratulations on 14th time Jim. WB4FFV 8/30/2018
Congratulations James!!! WY8I 8/30/2018
Congrat's! WG6X 8/29/2018
Congrates from N9QPQ & AA9JJ 8/29/2018

KC6AWX COMPLETED USA-PA-N ON 8/14/2018. ISSUED #22 AB7RW 8/29/2018
Congratulations Bob, you got a tough one to get, good work. WB4FFV 8/30/2018
Congratulations Bob!! WY8I 8/30/2018
Congratulations KC3X 8/29/2018
Congrat's on a hard one to earn! WG6X 8/29/2018
Congratulations from N9QPQ and AA9JJ 8/29/2018

convention rooms FYI WB2ABD 8/28/2018
Made reservations today N4CD 8/29/2018
All OK WB2ABD 8/29/2018
Paul, call me @ 218-252-6848 WGXQ 8/28/2018

Thanks for the new AR and MO counties, Bill! KG4CRJ 8/27/2018

Another wonderful day in the neighborhood. Moderate storms sfi = 71 A=76 K=4 KC3X 8/27/2018
No propagation on 17m to Richmond, NY. KC3X 8/27/2018
I'm just having fun!! WY8I 8/27/2018
Gotta love optomism WA4UNS 8/27/2018
I can't complain. 9 stars collected just over 60,900 worked 635 left N8KIE 8/27/2018

KC National Convention

K8ZZ 8/27/2018

The ones I missed were ran by n5na. KC3X 8/26/2018

KS QSP was great. Missed all my needs on Saturday morning/afternoon. Which was unable to operate. T KC3X 8/26/2018
Really great contest.... N7JPF 8/27/2018
Pleasant surprise Saturday afternoon KC7YE 8/26/2018
KS QP (More) K5KDG 8/26/2018
A special thanks to all the operators especially the /m ones. KC3X 8/26/2018

Looks like W6RK is having problems N8KIE 8/26/2018
Looks like whole W6RK site is down. W4SIG 8/26/2018

I wonder if K3IMC remembered to put his antenna on ;-) N8KIE 8/26/2018
Ferry rides are always fun, eh? WY8I 8/26/2018
No copy not even on 40. Terrible conditions including 40. KC3X 8/26/2018

KANSAS QSO Party starts in less than an hour!! WYA 8/25/2018
tnx N0W for Rawlins, KS LC 14 to go KMAF 8/25/2018
1400 Z WEAR 8/25/2018

Southern Tier of NY counties and parks KA3QLF 8/25/2018

KC National Convention

K8ZZ 8/24/2018

IL200 and BiCentennial Challenge - update N9JF 8/24/2018
You have rules? That don't sound like fun N8KIE 8/24/2018
"Guidelines..." N9JF 8/24/2018

K3IMC in Rockingham, NC KG4CRJ 8/24/2018

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