2021 VHF and Up Sprint Sprints Contests

2.0  Contest Date and Time:

  1. 144 MHz Monday April 5, 2021               0700 –  1100 PM Local
  2. 222 MHz Tuesday April 13, 2021               0700 – 1100 PM Local
  3. 432 MHz Wednesday April 21, 2021         0700 – 1100 PM Local
  4. Microwave Saturday May 1, 2021              0800 AM – 0200 PM Local
  5. 50 MHz Saturday May 8, 2021    2300z through Sunday May 9, 2020 0300z

More information at:

https://sites.google.com/site/springvhfupsprints/home/2021-information

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Join us on the Sunday Night 2 meter SSB Net

8:30 PM Sunday Nights on 144.155 MHz

Open to all amateurs.

Informal Net.

W8IO (Grand Haven) and KF8QL (Grand Rapids) are net controls.

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The Michigan VHF-UHF Society is now NE8I !

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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Email List Server

If you would like to join the Michigan VHF-UHF Society email list, please go to:

http://mail.mivus.org/mailman/listinfo/mivus_mivus.org

To view the list servers archives, please go to:

http://mail.mivus.org/pipermail/mivus_mivus.org/

 

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