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Official Dayton 2005 Thread

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Are you attending Hamvention?

Yes
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No
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Total votes: 86

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dinner

Postby batdude » Sun May 15, 2005 4:30 pm

lonestar steakhouse off miller rd/poe ave/old little york rd exit WTFever


cook party


6:30pm FRIDAY NIGHT

i will have room for about 20.

please let me know FOR SURE you are coming so i can make arrangements.


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Postby JAYMZ » Mon May 16, 2005 4:04 pm

Alex, PJ and I will be there... I have to get a hold of the 4th in our group to see if he's going, but the 4 ofus will be there.
JAYMZ

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Postby Rick Rock » Mon May 16, 2005 4:05 pm

Count me in.
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Postby The Pager Geek » Mon May 16, 2005 4:31 pm

I'm out.

No time.

A "tpg" rep will be there for me shopping.

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Postby USPSS » Mon May 16, 2005 6:04 pm

You guys better come by the Kenwood booth on Friday moring and meet me Finally.

Be safe
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Postby redbeard » Mon May 16, 2005 6:17 pm

Me and my friend will probably make an appearance. We were there last year for a few and said hi to everyone. I didn't stay long because I really didn't know anyone and nobody really was talking to me. Now that I think of it, I still don't know anyone...why the hell am I going? LOL...

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Re: dinner

Postby M1 Frank » Mon May 16, 2005 7:25 pm

batdude wrote:lonestar steakhouse off miller rd/poe ave/old little york rd exit WTFever


cook party


6:30pm FRIDAY NIGHT

i will have room for about 20.

please let me know FOR SURE you are coming so i can make arrangements.


doug


In for 4 maybe 5.

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Postby sglass » Mon May 16, 2005 7:26 pm

I'll be there

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Postby wazzzzzzzzup » Tue May 17, 2005 10:53 pm

count 2 in, i may only drink water due to no funds, :D
but ill be there with a buddy.
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Postby wazzzzzzzzup » Thu May 19, 2005 7:53 am

ok guys! leaving in several hours...
ROADTRIP!!!!!! DAYTON!!!!!!!

ok ill calm down :D

YEAHHHHH!!!!
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Postby sglass » Thu May 19, 2005 8:37 pm

geez

if it's anything like earler tonight....

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dinner complete

Postby batdude » Fri May 20, 2005 6:28 pm

dinner was a blast. to those who made it, i think we had a great time - with great food and great company.

next years plans are already brewing........


happy 40th birthday ALEX!!!



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Postby JAYMZ » Fri May 20, 2005 6:38 pm

Yeah Happy Birthday Alex.... and Doug... next time if you want protocols when John and I are handing out business cards... you must specify it.

FOr those that don't understand.. John K4WTF and I were handing out Hamsexy.com business cards... I ran into a group that are Hams and were really into it peppering me with stupid questions.
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Postby wazzzzzzzzup » Fri May 20, 2005 7:38 pm

hey all i definately had alot of fun at the dinner tonight, some of you are just totally crazy!!!!! it was great to finally meet the face of the name.
i think putting the hamsexy stickers on the back of the manager and dist mgr was soooooo funny, i think i git a picture of it, hope it turned out.

i got my des-xl astro modules, and all is well with them. still looking for spectra hybrid carrier......

also picked up a spectra phone handset kit for 5$ good deal!
got a box of almost 100 mtx 900 portables for 50$ then sold a guy 10 for 100 so i made my money back and still have 80+ left!!! and an extra 50$$



definately got some killer deals at dayton, i still have money to spend, so im back there tomorrow!!!

ill let everyone know what else i got.

wazz
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Postby K8TEK » Sat May 21, 2005 1:19 am

I thoroughly enjoyed the matching salt and pepper shakers, and the ham guard stickers all over the restroom. I also liked AB9JV's scrolling badge.
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Postby ROOFLIFECO » Sat May 21, 2005 4:06 pm

What else did some of you guys pick up there?

List some of your better deals.

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Postby nmfire10 » Sat May 21, 2005 6:16 pm

ROOFLIFECO wrote:What else did some of you guys pick up there?


From what I just heard, it sounds like chlamydia, herpies, and cowthiefisylis.
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Postby n2knc » Sat May 21, 2005 6:51 pm

i picked up some lmr 500 250 ft for 50.00 some of you might of saw me luging it around in the flea market on friday

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Postby Josh » Sat May 21, 2005 8:27 pm

n2knc wrote:i picked up some lmr 500 250 ft for 50.00 some of you might of saw me luging it around in the flea market on friday


I feel special because I picked up an Astron power supply for the CDM series mobile for only $35- I waited for Saturday to buy it... I don't know why I didn't on Friday, so seeing as how it was still there Saturday morning, maybe it's not so special. My radio does, however, look really nice in it though, so what else can I say?

There was like a million people at the show and I confess that I don't stick out as hamsexy, but today I was wearing my brown Eastern Michigan Univeristy Shirt, and spent most of the time in the flea market with my XTS3000 and GP2000 radios.

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Postby N4DES » Sun May 22, 2005 3:26 am

I couldn't really pick up anything big cause of the plane deal, but I did pick up some really nice pre-made Andrew bulkhead jumpers
and the RF public safety mic switches for the XTS3000/5000 portables way below MSRP :lol: .

Thee FCC meeting was pretty interesting meeting Riley Hollingsworth personally as well as Nick and a few others at the tent. It was cool putting faces with names.

Have a safe trip home guys.

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Postby JAYMZ » Sun May 22, 2005 5:44 am

I made out pretty well this weekend. Sold some stuff that I wanted to get out and bought a few other things that are in the realm of "nice to have".

The best part of the whole thing was picking up a duplexer for a VHF repeater project PJ and I are working on for a really great price. So all in all it was a pretty successful weekend.

And to everyone that we ran into this weekend, it was a pleasure meeting you all, and we hope to see you guys next year.
JAYMZ

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Postby Rick Rock » Sun May 22, 2005 9:34 am

I got a $20 astro spectra from spectragod!!! On Sunday, no less!

Man, if we could only list all the fun we had! It was great meeting everyone this weekend, even though we never did do intros @ Lonestar!
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Postby k4wtf » Sun May 22, 2005 3:06 pm

Dayton was definately a blast this year. After the dinner last year, nothing less could have been expected!

What is amazing is that nobody has mentioned Amy yet. :o

Alex, PJ, Jaymz, Rick Rock and I had a blast on Saturday night as well... At least until the baby vs floor from 3ft incident. (NO! None of us caused it!)

I'll let someone else explain that one. I know the first thing I did when I got home was kiss my little boy. My heart nearly stopped on Saturday night.

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Postby k4wtf » Sun May 22, 2005 3:08 pm

PS: Alex joined the "I Donated to John's Beer Fund" club this weekend and as promised I used a portion of the beerfund to buy booze and dinner for the group above.
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Postby nmfire10 » Sun May 22, 2005 4:37 pm

k4wtf wrote:Dayton was definately a blast this year. After the dinner last year, nothing less could have been expected!


Yea, no kidding. So which one of you is reponsible for the trick-or-treat attorney? I heard alex was having relations with the bovine burlar.
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Postby Rick Rock » Mon May 23, 2005 4:19 pm

We plead the 5th, however Alex was laughing so hard @ one point he had to leave the room rather quickly :roll:

Who would've thought 5 middle-aged men and one of them's father having so much fun @ a local restaurant? :o
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Dayton frolics

Postby VE3TUH » Wed May 25, 2005 5:56 pm

I also had a great time. It was good meeting some of you, I picked up more goodies than I should have, and will be there again next year. CYA!

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Re: Dayton frolics

Postby SlimBob » Fri May 27, 2005 3:07 pm

VE3TUH wrote:I also had a great time. It was good meeting some of you, I picked up more goodies than I should have, and will be there again next year. CYA!


I did about the same, and am happy I could meet some of you as well. I would have liked to have met more, and attended Mr. Cook's bash, but I couldn't locate it until 7PM and we figured no one would be around.
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Postby k4wtf » Sat May 28, 2005 2:53 pm

You should have come. Hell, Alex and crew didn't show up until about 6:45pm or so. Rick Rock and I thought we were going to be late but were actually the first people there with the Cook party.
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