Dayton 2000 Pictures
Thursday Night - Sultans of Shwing "Shwingfest 2000"
- AI6V and XYL Sue.
- Suite is pretty packed. Those you may recognize include K4RO, K9ZO, PA3FQA, K8JP, K7UQT, NA9D and N4GN.
- K2CS shows XYL N2TWI how to press F1 in a contest.
- K1VR tells KL7RA how to get around those tower restrictions when he moves to Indiana.
- WB9Z explains to N4GN how working Europe on 160 from Illinois is no slam dunk.
- K9ZO - representing SMC in WRTC 2000
- N2NC, K1AR, WC4E -- proof that we let East Coasters attend.
- WB9Z, W3GH, WI9WI, N2AA -- good friends, cold beer, only thing missing is Dr. Bafoofnik.
- N5KO talks to Dr. Bafoofnik on K1AR's cell phone
- KR2Q, KA9FOX, N5KO, N2AA - will the guys with short callsigns please go get a beer? The short guy with the long call doesn't like to drink alone.
- Let them eat cake! WC4E, K9PG, WE9V
- W3GH and N2AA. 'Nuf said.
- Music to drink by, provided by K4RO (Play some Skynard, Man!)
- WE9V wonders if he can eat his cake and drink beer too?
- NØAX satifies those late night munchies with a beer and a sandwich
Friday Night - Society of Midwest Contesters Suite
- WA2DFI & W3MC -- Hey, that camera looks familiar!
- KA9FOX -- Now I know why that camera looks familiar!
- L-R: W2GD, K9ZO, K7BV, KU9C - K8JP standing
- Will the real Sultans please stand up? L-R: K9NW, 9K2HN, KA9FOX, 9K2SD, WE9V
- Even though our dear friend G3RZP was not able to make it this year, KA9FOX gets his traditional gulp of booze.. this time it's good Russian Vodka from UA3AGW. L-R: P43P, KA9FOX, K1LZ and UA3AGW.
- P43P presents the Sultans of Shwing with the traditional Edam Cheese. L-R: K9NW, KA9FOX, WE9V, P43P
- KA9FOX is the first to try Cheese Bowling, while WE9V cheers him on (yes, he got a strike! He is from Wisconsin, you know)
- WE9V tries his hand at Cheese Bowling. (yes, he got a strike also, as he's from Wisconsin also!)
- K9NW tries Cheese Bowling, but no strike. (he moved to Ohio, in case you didn't know... and yes, he did pick up the spare.)
- P43P gives Cheese Bowling a try -- and gets a strike!!
- No more cheese bowling. WE9V cuts the cheese with WV9T looking on.
- KA9FOX eating the cheese that WE9V just cut
- It must getting late. Really late. KA9FOX and WE9V. Why the hairnet, FOX? And WHAT are you drinking?
- KA9FOX shows us what he was drinking. Tom Boy beer. Babes on beer bottles are cool.
- N2AA practices safe food handling procedures.
- The 5AM Crowd, L-R: K4OJ, WE9V, KL7RA, K9NW, K9PG, KA9FOX, W3GH, N2AA, ??, WC4E
- Will the real K4OJ please stand up?
- One last photo before the Suite is shut down: L-R: K4OJ, KA9FOX, WE9V, K9PG, WC4E, K9NW
Saturday at the Hamvention
Saturday Night - Society of Midwest Contesters Suite
- WE9V, KA9FOX, K3VN and KC5R (ex KC3N) get some air out in the hallway.
- Lisa from Star QSLs (formerly WX9X QSLs) and W4MPY get cozy and discuss a merger.
- K9VV (right) making new friends (they weren't hams, but saw a good party and stopped by)
- While we all got A52A QSL cards, all Harry RA3AUU got was an A52A namebadge.
- NA9D practices running Europe on 160 from his home station in Illinois.
- It must be late when W3GH passes out in the suite!
- The 5AM Crowd, clockwise starting at far left: K9NW, WE9V, N2AA, K9VV, K1XM, W2GD, K9ZO, N5KO, NØAX, KL7RA (back turned to camera)
See You in 2001!!
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