2019 News

News from Musick Point Radio Group

September

Qing Fan BG4GEK
We were pleased to welcome two visitors to Musick Point on Sunday 9 September. Qing Fan BG4GEK, who had visited the station with Martyn ZL3CK a few days before, came back so that his wife Donna could have a look too. Qing and Donna are from Shanghai. Photo: Neil ZL1NZ

October

Ham radio coffee cups
In October, we had a visit from Julian Russell VR2XZI/ZL1THK, who then sent us an extremely generous gift of 16 mugs, all with amateur radio themes. These now have pride-of-place in the tearoom – one of the most popular areas at Musick Memorial Radio Station! Thanks Julian!

November

Harry ZL1BK on the east tower, installing a new terminating resistor for the 80m Vee Beam
29 November 2019: Harry ZL1BK on the east tower, installing a new terminating resistor for the 80m Vee Beam (the wire in the top right of photo). Below it is one end of the Marconi Tee used on 630m. Photo: Martyn ZL3CK

December

Neil Barnett ZL1ANMMPRG member Neil Barnett ZL1ANM died, following a short illness. Neil was licensed as a teenager in 1967 and held the callsign ZL1ANM from that time until his death. He had not been an MPRG member for long, but was active in helping restore some of the AM HF equipment – a contribution that is much appreciated by the club.

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