N7GMH Granite Mountain Hotshots Memorial SES

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  1. W1DGL

    W1DGL XML Subscriber QRZ Page

    Coming up on that time again....the annual N7GMH Granite Mountain Hotshots Memorial Special Event Station on June 30th for the 6th anniversary of their loss.

    Feel free to stop by the station if you're in the Prescott area and operate and/or make a contact with us! We'll be using the W7YRC club station located at 1200 Commerce Dr. in Prescott, AZ. (aka the Yavapai Jeep Posse Building).
    We will ATTEMPT to use frequencies ending on '19' as closely as possible (example, 14.019 for CW, 14.219 for SSB, etc.), ± QRM/N.

    Contact Doug, KV8TD for details: https://www.qrz.com/db/KV8TD

    Or go to:
    https://www.qrz.com/lookup/N7GMH for details about QSL'ing, frequencies, etc.

    JUNE 30 2019 HOLDS OF COURSE SPECIAL SIGNIFICANCE AS THE 6th ANNIVERSARY OF THE TRAGEDY, AND THIS OPERATION WILL ONLY BE A PART OF THE SPECIAL COMMEMORATIVE EVENTS GOING ON IN THE COMMUNITY THIS YEAR.

    THE GRANITE MOUNTAIN HOTSHOTS MEMORIAL RADIO CLUB WAS FORMED TO MEMORIALIZE AND SALUTE THE 19 GRANITE MOUNTAIN HOTSHOTS LOST ON JUNE 30, 2013 IN YARNELL, AZ AND TO RECOGNIZE WILDLAND FIREFIGHTERS AND FIRST RESPONDERS EVERYWHERE.

    OPERATIONS USING THIS CALL ARE HELD EACH JUNE 30, AS WELL AS OTHER SPORADIC TIMES THROUGHOUT THE YEAR, WITH A SPECIAL CERTIFICATE AWARDED TO THOSE STATIONS REQUESTING THEM AFTER CONTACTS WITH US. JUNE 30 OPERATIONS ARE ON MULTIPLE HF BANDS, AND ARE ON FREQUENCIES ENDING IN .19 IF POSSIBLE.

    THIS TRAGIC EVENT WAS INCREDIBLY TRAUMATIC TO THE RESIDENTS OF PRESCOTT, INDEED ALL OF YAVAPAI COUNTY, AZ. THIS IS OUR WAY OF REMEMBERING THE YARNELL 19.

    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.
     
  2. WY9A

    WY9A Ham Member QRZ Page

    Before becoming licensed as WY9A, I used to hold the callsign N7GMH. I'm glad the folks down in Prescott have resurrected the callsign and are using it for such an occasion. To all first responders, thank you.
     
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