Granite Mountain Hotshots

Sixth Anniversary N7GMH Granite Mountain Hotshots Memorial Special Event – June 30, 2019

On June 30  we will again be operating as N7GMH in honor of the Granite Mountain Hotshots from the Club Station from 0900 until 1700.
In addition, club members are encouraged to operate from their home stations as well, with the caveat that home station operation be coordinated with KV8TD in real time at 928 273 2887 or pre-event at w6nhx@aol.com to prevent having more than one station on a band at any one time. I will maintain a real time schedule, but please contact me ahead of time if possible with your desired operating period.
Home station operation is further encouraged outside of the 0900 / 1700 time period. Please send your logs to Don, WB7TPH who again this year will be our QSL manager, and please keep the logs in GMT time.

 W7OTB and WB7TPH operating

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WB7TPH Operating

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WB7TPH and KV8TD Operating

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Second Anniversary N7GMH Granite Mountain Hotshots Memorial Special Event – June 30, 2015

The Granite Mountain Hotshots Memorial Radio Club operated a special event to remember the 19 firefighters who lost their battle with the Yarnell Hill fire on June 30, 2013. A station was set up at the Jeep Posse building at 1200 Commerce Drive in Prescott, with Doug, KV8TD as the main operator.  Other members operated N7GMH from the club station or from their home stations.  Thanks to Jim, N6KZ for bringing the equipment and antenna and setting up the station.

Stations contacting N7GMH can request a commemorative QSL certificate by emailing Don Bauer WB7TPH at DBauer2250@aol.com. Stations must be in our log to receive a QSL. Certificates will be sent by email ready to print. No certificates will be sent by postal mail this year.

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Doug, KV8TD operating N7GMH

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Jeep Posse Building where the station was located

 

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R 6000 vertical on tripod loaned by N6KZ

Photos by Art, KG6AY