Mark your calendars for the weekend of June 1st and 2nd for Museum Ships Weekend, sponsored by the Battleship New Jersey Amateur Radio Station NJ2BB.
87 ships are scheduled to participate at the time of this posting. Certificates are available for anyone contacting 15 or more ships. Please see their website for ship names, ship types, call signs and ship websites.
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, 21.070 MHz, and 28.120 MHz. Some ships also may be found on 75 meters (3.880 – 3.885 MHz) and on 40 meters (7.290 MHz) using AM, some using the vessel’s original restored equipment.
Should be a fun event. So warm up the tubes, grab your favorite beverage and log some Museum Ships!