Museum Ships Weekend will take place over the June 1 – 2 weekend, sponsored by:
Battleship New Jersey Amateur Radio Station NJ2BB.
Radio operation will be from a variety of vintage and noteworthy vessels.
THIS IS NOT A COMPETITION
75 ships are on the roster to take in Navy Museum Ship ARC. All stations working at least 15 different participating ships will receive a QSL Certificate. A Total of 90 Museum Ship are listed, as more communities and ARC restore or accept Navy Reserve Fleet.
While operation on any amateur frequency is allowed, most ships will be operate in the general portion of the bands:
PSK31 operation will be on 14.070 MHz,
10.142 MHz, 18.100 MHz,
Some ships also may be found on:
75 meters (3.880 – 3.885 MHz)
40 meters (7.290 MHz)
Using AM, some ARC's using the vessel’s original restored equipment.
The Fort Ward Amateur Radio Club is planing to return and restored a Navy PT-Boat to Puget Sound waters of
Rich Passage, Washington,
where the PT Boats where tested for seatrails more than 75 years ago. The Fort Ward Amateur Radio Club launched the first phase of the plan: a Kickstarter campaign to raise funds necessary to secure a existing PT Boat, restore to seaworthy, test her for passenger use and, for the first time since WWII, offer civilians the chance to take a ride on a fully restored combat-veteran PT Boat used by US naval ship in World War II.
The Fort Ward Amateur Radio Club is planing to return and restored a Winslow Shipyard Built Minesweeper to her homeport waters of Eagle Harbor, Washington, where the minesweeper was originally built and tested by
Winslow Marine Railway and Shipbuilding Company
more than 75 years ago. The Fort Ward Amateur Radio Club launched the first phase of the plan: a Kickstarter campaign to raise funds necessary to secure a existing minesweeper, restore to seaworthy,test her for passenger use and, for the first time, offer civilians the chance to take a ride on a fully restored combat-veteran Winslow shipyard built for US naval ship in World War II.
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