Dayton Hamvention 2013
This year’s annual pilgrimage for ham radio ops was a big disappointment for me. Why? Because I got sick! On Friday Dave and Craig kept asking me for tissues beacuse they kept sneezing. I didn’t think too much about this beacuse I thought maybe they had allergies. But on Saturday afternoon I came down with the sickness. My muscles were sore, I couldn’t stop sneezing and coughing and I felt very weak. Symptoms of the flu. Booo!
With that being said, I did still have a good time because I was with good friends and got to see the biggest spectacle in ham radio, the 2013 Dayton Hamvention. Here are some highlights:
Here we are just before our journey. Pictured left-to-right is: Nick – N9SJA, Jeff – N9IZ, Craig – KB9JDW, and Dave – KF9IZ photo courtesy of Amber Brown (Mrs. N9IZ 😉 ).
I also got to meet with the much admired and very cool, Bob Heil:
Bob signed my new Heil Ham Radio Handbook:
Since I was ill, I didn’t buy anything and didn’t get to look around in the flea market area much. Overall a disapointing time beacuse I got sick! Booo! I guess I will do it up twice as good next year. Well on to Field Day and eventually the Fort Wayne Hamfest!
73! de Nick N9SJA
I say Boo to the Dayton Flu. I caught a little of that too. Will be better next year.