Nov: MPRG at Branch 03 used equipment sale

Ann ZL1BFB tends the Musick Point Radio Group tables at the Branch 03 sale

Ann ZL1BFB tends the Musick Point Radio Group tables at the Branch 03 sale

By Ann Walker ZL1BFB

The Branch 03 sale on 4 November reinforced the strange ethos of these events. We put together a random selection of ancient and mysterious objects along with a few identifiable and possibly desirable items — enough to fill two station wagons.

The idea was that what did not sell could go straight to the scrap metal merchants afterwards. At the end of the sale, we were nearly $100 richer, and there was not really enough left of the ancient and mysterious left to make it worthwhile taking it to the scrap merchants at that time.

So this is now back at the station, waiting for someone kind, strong and helpful to assist with shifting it back into the generator room. We hope to dispose of the ancient and mysterious along with their kindred from the garage in the New Year. As a matter of interest, does anyone have any information on the breeding habits of these things??

Peter ZL1AAM and Brenda took advantage of the sale to promote and inform attendees about the activities of the ZL1 QSL Bureau with the help of a large framed notice designed by Merv ZL1SK. This notice is now mounted in a prominent place in the foyer.