Jubilee Station GB70D

Regrettably we have had to cancel the station at Government House tomorrow due to forecast high winds and day-long rain. If members would like to use the GB70D callsign to get the IOM on the air we have its use to midnight Tuesday. Please submit your log to the RSGB direct or as a spreadsheet to me; there is a commemorative card for participants.

73

John and the committee.

Queen’s Jubilee Station Mk2

Despite the weather there were excellent results from the Jubilee station on 3rd June, with pileups from stations eager to work the Isle of Man’s unique callsign GB70D. We have arranged another, on the last day available, Tuesday 28th June.

It will be on a big field at Government House, courtesy the Governor, who hopes to be able to attend at times and pass messages to the other Jubilee stations. We plan to be there from 8:30 to set up and then be active until late afternoon on CW, SSB and data. Club members are welcome to attend, and do some operating if they wish. Bring a picnic, and hope for better weather! We will be discussing more details at Club tonight, but watch this space for further news on this exciting event.

73 John and the Committee

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Queens Jubilee station

We are getting stuff together for the Jubilee station to be on the air tomorrow. If you want to bring an aerial or whatever to play with it is a big field! If you are planning to attend please email me (juanyd@mcb.net) or ring 483246 today so we will have some idea as to numbers 73 John

TT fortnight

Club meetings have been suspended over TT fortnight, resuming at Tromode on 14th June and Ballasalla 15th. The club will be operating the Jubilee station GD70D on Friday 3rd June, members are invited participate or just visit (picnic?). 73 John

Queen’s Jubilee celebration

The RSGB is organising radio activity days in conjunction with the various nations in the British Isles. The Isle of Man has a designated callsign. We intend operating from the mobile shack in Neil’s field off the Ballamodha Straight on Friday June 3 which is the public holiday for the Jubilee. It coincides with Mad Sunday weekend of course, hence on private land with no spectators. Club members are of course welcome to participate or just attend, if only for a while. Also, we are finishing the fitting out of the shack tomorrow (Saturday) afternoon in preparation. Anyone who would like to come along for an hour or two to give a hand will be welcome. 73 John

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This weeks events for IOMARS Members

Morning all lots going on today and this week for IOMARS . To start today off there is the 80 meter net at 09:30 on 3.715 MHZ hosted by John GD0TFG. Then at 11:00 there is the GB2RS news on the GB3IM repeater network read by myself Nigel GD6AFB and followed by a net. At 22:00 hours there is the 80 meter net part deux on 3.715Mhz kindly hosted by John GD0TFG. Then on Tuesday at 19:30 there is the AGM at Tromode followed on Wednesday at 19:30 the usual shack night. Lots of opportunity for members to catchup with each other either on the air or in person.

AGM Reminder and Agenda

J

A reminder that the postponed AGM form December 2021 is taking place on Tuesday the 8th of March 2022 at the Sea Cadet Hall Tromode. It will commence at 19:30. Please find attached copy of the Agenda.

Regards

Nigel

Chairman

IOMARS activities this week

Morning all lots going on today and this week for IOMARS . To start today off there is the 80 meter net at 09:30 on3.715 MHZ hosted by John GD0TFG. Then at 11:00 there is the GB2RS news on the GB3IM repeater network read by Nigel GD6AFB and followed by a net. At 22:00 hours there is the 80 meter net part deux on 3.715Mhz kindly hosted by John GD0TFG. Then on Tuesdayat 19:30 there is the first meeting of the year at Tromode followed on Wednesday at 19:30 the usual shack night. Lots of opportunity for members to catchup with each other either on the air or in person.