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USS Cobia - Special Event Station 11/10 and 11/11/2018

Discussion in 'Contests, DXpeditions and Special Events' started by KC9ONY, Nov 10, 2018 at 1:40 AM.

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  1. KC9ONY

    KC9ONY Ham Member QRZ Page

    Veterans Day Weekend
    Saturday, November 10th and Sunday, November 11, 2018

    The WWII Submarine USS Cobia will be on the air Veterans Day Weekend,
    thanks to the USS Cobia Amateur Radio Club using callsign NB9QV.

    The USS Cobia is at the Wisconsin Maritime Museum at Manitowoc, WI.
    http://www.wisconsinmaritime.org/special-events/

    "Local amateur radio operators will set up and operate radio equipment
    in the crew's mess aboard Cobia and talk to people around the world in
    honor of Veteran's Day. Members of the Museum and the Radio Club
    consider it a distinct honor and a privilege to participate in this annual event.
    Visitors can see and talk with Amateur Radio Club NB9QV members on
    board the submarine this weekend!"

    Nov 10 - Nov 11
    1400 UTC - 2100 UTC
    Callsign NB9QV
    7.250 and 14.240 MHz

    QSL information:
    W6BSF is the QSL manager for NB9QV, the USS Cobia Amateur Radio Club.
    Send a SASE #10 envelope along with your QSL card to:

    FRED NEUENFELDT
    W6BSF
    4932 S. 10TH ST.
    MANITOWOC, WI 54220

    Obviously, they used a lot of vacuum tubes back in the day, and they need tubes for
    their restoration project. If you have any vacuum tubes you'd like to donate,
    see the list here:

    http://www.wisconsinmaritime.org/the-submarine-experience/uss-cobia/radio-restoration-needs/

    This would also be a good time to remember and thank all of the veterans you know!
     
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  2. W9AFB

    W9AFB Ham Member QRZ Page

    The sub is on 7.245 right now.
    Thanks for the contact!
     

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