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Report #037 03/01/03

SW LISTENERS CONVENTION If you are going to attend the Fest and have not as yet called for a room reservation, I learned that the last room has been taken so you will have to stay at another hotel in the area. I plan to leave early 6 March. I always like to get to Kulpsville a day early as it affords an opportunity to chat with other early arrivals.

The following CRYPTOQUIP will be available at the Fest as a hand-out. 
This CRYPTOQUIP appeared in the 01/27/03 issue of the Martinsburg WV Journal. 
It is very appropriate for the SWL FEST!
F G A K  Y Z Q H B  A K U G L M N Z M U M
R Y A A U  B K A  Z K B U G A Y
Q B  V B L  M L N N B M A  U G A V
R H C A  M G B Y U  F Z C A  ?
CLUE: Cipher M equals plaintext S

A = 10	 B = 6	C = 2	F = 2	G = 5	H = 3	K = 4	L = 3
M = 7 	 N = 2	Q = 2	R = 2	U = 6	V = 2	Z = 4
E N J O Y !

End of Report

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