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AC0HS   Contact Moderator
Our school amateur radio club just organized this semester and although we used only a modest
portable antenna with a 56 inch whip, the students had a great time! We hope to have a vertical on
the roof for the February contest!
 
AD8B   Contact Moderator
Good band conditions this time except for the flare.
Lots of great operators heard.
 
K3TW   Contact Moderator
"Greetings from my new QTH in sunny Florida."
 
K5LBJ   Contact Moderator
While this was a rebuilding year for K5LBJ, our new Club President, Jacob, KF5UVN, had a breakout
contest using CW.  Running 20 wpm using Morse Code, he contacted 41 countries during the SCR. 
Although the Club didn't have enough people to use up all of the time or run up the contact count,
this year was historic for us;  a young man worked dozens of people using Morse Code!  Great to keep
the heritage of CW and Amateur Radio alive.  73, KC5EES (Trustee, K5LBJ)
 
K5LMS   Contact Moderator
Great fun. Got some new pictures to upload to QRZ and our club's website.
 
K5LSU   Contact Moderator
A very successful operation at LSU.  We had three licensed operators as well as two participants who
are new to ham radio and quite interested in getting licensed.  We also had 3 more students stop by
to observe.
 
K5UTD   Contact Moderator
We had a lot of fun operating this semester. We didn't get as much air time as we had hoped, but we
were able to have a lot of fun. 

Thanks and 73's de K5UTD
 
KB3BRT   Contact Moderator
What a great week.  Our student operators met many wonderful hams who 
 took time to visit and encourage the young future hams.  Thanks to the
 amateur community for another wonderful radio experience for our club. 
Bruce, K3LTM - Advisor CVSARC, KB3BRT
 
KC5CYY   Contact Moderator
Heard lots of GREAT student operators.  Fantastic job teachers and coaches.
 
KD8NOM   Contact Moderator
Although we had a limited amount of time to work this contest, we had fun and practiced basic
contest QSO format. Looking forward to a big February 2014 SCR! Watch out for the mighty DEARS!!
 
KF5CRF   Contact Moderator
Everyone had a great time.  Looking forward to more in February.
 
N4NY   Contact Moderator
THIS CONTEST FOUND ME FINALLY STRINGING UP A 10 METER INVERTED VEE TO TAKE ADVANTAGE OF ANY 10 METER
OPENINGS.    I DID WORK N7ERU AT EMBRY RIDDLE UNIVERSITY ON 10, BUT IT SEEMS A LOT MORE SCHOOL
STATIONS COULD HAVE TAKEN ADVANTAGE OF THE 10 METER OPENINGS.

I HAD QUITE A TIME RUNNING OUTSIDE TO LOWER DOWN THE 10 METER INVERTED VEE TO RAISE UP THE 20 METER
ANTENNA ON THE ONE VERTICAL SUPPORT I HAD.   SOMETIMES IT WAS RUNNING OUTSIDE IN THE RAIN TO LOWER
THE 20 METER ANTENNA TO CONNECT THE COAX OVER TO THE 40 METER ANTENNA.

ANYWAY, I DID ENJOY WORKING THE ROUNDUP, AND I SURE DID MEET A LOT OF INTERESTING STUDENTS, AND I
BELIEVE HAM RADIO WAS INTRODUCED TO A LOT OF STUDENTS WHO MAY POTENTIALLY BECOME AMATEUR RADIO
OPERATORS.
IT WAS GREAT TO SEE SO MANY TEACHERS, AND VOLUNTEERS THAT TURNED OUT TO GIVE MANY STUDENTS A CHANCE
TO BECOME FAMILIAR WITH AMATEUR RADIO.

I KNOW A LOT OF STUDENTS OPERATED DURING THEIR LUNCH BREAK, BEFORE SCHOOL, AND AFTER SCHOOL WHEN
THEY COULD HAVE BEEN DOING OTHER THINGS SO CONGRATULATIONS TO THEM.

I CONTINUE TO BE AMAZED AT HOW MANY SCHOOLS TURN UP DURING THE SCR...ALL THE WAY FROM ELEMENTARY
SCHOOLS TO COLLEGE UNIVERSITIES.

HOPE TO SEE YOU IN FEBRUARY...TNX FOR YOUR CONTINUED HARD WORK AND EVERYONE ELSE AROUND THERE.
73
MARVIN...N4NY
 
N7POR   Contact Moderator
We were able to do better than last year
It was cool to see our kid's faces light up when they made a contact.
 
ND8GA   Contact Moderator
This was one of our best years, largely due to excellent 10-meter and 
15-meter propagation to and from Europe.  We had a few students in the
shack as observers. School was closed Friday due to a power outage.
Thanks to Lew, Dave, and all who support this event!   ~ND8GA
Ken - KG8DN, Station Trustee
 
NQ9P   Contact Moderator
The kids were new to radiosport and were taken by surprise when a mini pileup occurred.
Others enjoyed long QSO's with folks and not so much just making contacts.
My 7th graders are more keen on 'speed dating' DX stations as this allows for radio contacts in a
very short class time schedule. So there was a good mix of activity however the highlight was PSK 31
contact with South Africa- 25 watts and the antenna pointed 90 degrees in the wrong direction. Gotta
love a hex beam hihi 
fun for all great time on the radio
73's
NQ9P
 
W2CXN   Contact Moderator
This the first entry using this new form from W2CXN.
 
W4FOS   Contact Moderator
The number of participants is down this year.  The club has three new students and no returning
students.  Two students have indicated a desire to take the Technician's test.  Although our
membership is small, we had a great time.  Keep up the good work.
 
W4MSA   Contact Moderator
2013 was our first year as an amateur radio club and our first school club roundup. Following a very
successful ARISS contact in September the SCR was a great opportunity to continue to promote amateur
radio.  We had tremendous support from all our school leaders.  More than 150 students participated
(some as observers and some as operators). The overall enthusiam and response was amazing!  Our
local community radio club, the North Fulton Amateur Radio League, provided coaches and control
operators for each day.  By every measure it was an outstanding success for our students and our
school.
 
W7U   Contact Moderator
Resubmission.
 
W9GRS   Contact Moderator
We had a great time again this fall.  We were excited to make a rare and surprising 20m phone qso
with fellow "9-landers" K9SOU and NQ9P!  The highlight for me as the school trustee was to able to
see my 1st grade daughter, Sophie, make her first voice qso with K4DMS in South Carolina!  What an
Experience and Thrill! - Troy J. Simpson, W9KVR, Glenn Raymond School W9GRS
 
WB4CHS   Contact Moderator
Brand new school club... This really got their attention! Thanks
 
WD5IAD   Contact Moderator
We did not have much time to operate but enjoyed the Roundup.
 
WM3PEN   Contact Moderator
Had fun!