Gus Grissom Day is in honor of Virgil I "Gus" Grissom a native of Mitchell Indiana, who died along with fellow astronauts Ed White and Roger Chaffee in the tragic Apollo 1 pre-launch test accident on January 27, 1967. The 2012 Gus Grissom Day Special Event will be Saturday July 21st. The Hoosier Hills Ham Club will be operating using the callsign W9GUS from 14:00 - 20:00 UTC on 20 meters between 14250 kHz & 14270 kHz, and on 40 meters between 7250 kHz & 7270 kHz. (+/- QRM) We will be operating from outside the Grissom Memorial just inside the entrance to Spring Mill State Park in Mitchell, IN .
Please visit our main website (http://www.w9qyq.org
) for Gus Grissom Day Special Event QSL Information.