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Volume 2 Issueo

June 1994 .ITINE EDIT(}RIAL

OnceagainanothermonthhaspassedandhereI am backto tryingto write a smalleditorialfor the Newsletter. So whathashappened sincethe lastnewsletter,wellfirst of all RonGM4IKUand hisXyL have now returnedfrom their exoticholidayto the West Coastof Americaand wait for it ,sixdays in Hawaii,not bad for some.An]ftuay Ronwelcomeback anOgtaCto hearyou had a tremendous time.Whataboutan articleon yourexploitsll! Like myselfa goodfew of us visitedthe KelsoRallyon the lst of May and for your benefit Margaret& GavinI thinkI cansay on behalfof us all it was an excellent rally. This brings.meto our proposed'JUNKNIGHT"on the 19thAugust.obviously whenthe night comestherewill be a needfor willinghelpers,ie manthe door,setup tables,hopefully run a talk in station(we'llneedto discusshow we can set up an aerialfor that),etc,etc so namesplease for that. I haveseriouslybeenthinkingaboutthe Junk Nightand I would like any profit made to be donatedto a charityso has anyoneany objections.The charityI wouldfiketo donateto is once againthe "HeaftFoundation" as in thiscaseas AlexGMGVIUrightlysayswe wouldbe donating in a morehappiersituation unlikethe lasttimeafier Bunny'sdeath. MovingontootherthingsI am stillactivelychasingthe ScottishTrophyand it lookslikeit is still with the West of ScotlandARS afterthey won it in 1989.1n fact it was themthat donatedthat Trophythat year.AnywayI am stillin pursuitof it. The proposedorganisedvisit to Lothian& BordersFire BrigadeI am afraidwill not be going ahead.lreceiveda lettersayingthattheyweresorrythatthey couldn'toblige,sosorryfoll<s. Just a reminderthat it will soon be the VHF Field Day so can all interestedpartiesplease contactAlexGM6VIUso tell himyouravailabifity,etc,etc. Lastly,aswill be seen later in this Newsletterthat the proposedGa-KartingNighthas been cancelleddue to lack of interestso what I wouldlike to do personallyis, thankyou Colinfor makingan attemptto try an organisean eventas I do appreciatewhat is involvedin doing so.Hopefully the nextideawill fall on fruitfulgrounds. Well that'sit for anothermonthso comeon folks LETSSEE YOUR CONTRIBUTIONS to the NEWSLETTER as thisgetshardereachmonthto do and lT lS YOURNEWSLETTER. All the best, BobGITI4UYZ @ GBTEDN


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