2.0 Contest Date and Time:
- 144 MHz Monday April 5, 2021 0700 – 1100 PM Local
- 222 MHz Tuesday April 13, 2021 0700 – 1100 PM Local
- 432 MHz Wednesday April 21, 2021 0700 – 1100 PM Local
- Microwave Saturday May 1, 2021 0800 AM – 0200 PM Local
- 50 MHz Saturday May 8, 2021 2300z through Sunday May 9, 2020 0300z
More information at:
8:30 PM Sunday Nights on 144.155 MHz
Open to all amateurs.
W8IO (Grand Haven) and KF8QL (Grand Rapids) are net controls.
On May 10, 2019 the FCC granted the MIVUS Lloyd’s call, NE8I.
We could not request the call earlier, as Lloyd was an only child, and never married or had children, so we had to wait for the 2 years to go by, and then we were in competition with others for the call. But the memorial call is now ours.
Saturday, April 8, 2017 the VHF-UHF world lost a true friend of the hobby, Lloyd Ellsworth, NE8I. If you ever met Lloyd, he was a friend for life. And if you ever talked to Lloyd, he would impart his decades of knowledge to you with a smile. He was amazingly tireless in his push to get people on the upper frequencies. Below are some of the pictures of Lloyd, including earlier QSL cards.
Thank you to Dave, KF8QL and Dan, K9EA (formally K9UVJ) for the pictures.
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