MUSEUM SHIPS WEEKEND EVENT
sponsored by
The Battleship New Jersey Amateur Radio Station

MUSEUM SHIPS WEEKEND

June 3-4, 2017

0000Z June 3,  to 2359Z June 4, 2017

PLEASE NOTE:   This is NOT a contest!
It is a FUN Event!


ALL CERTIFICATES HAVE BEEN MAILED AS OF TODAY
Top Operators for 2016

KA1JBE 53
KE7A 48
AE5YN 48
N1LQ 44
KM4HI 44
WA4AV 43
KD3CQ 43
W8OMI 42
KJ6WQQ 41
K6XN 41
KU4SD 39
K6YN 38
N4MM 37
  WS6K 36
AG9G 34
KD4QMY 34
NC0JW 34
WB2DLF 34
AG5Z 34
KC9HXL 33
VE3BQ 32
K7G 32
NN7NN 31
KD7RCJ 31
W0YJT 31
VE2GT 30
KD5ILA 30
  WB8FVB 30
K4SBZ 30
WB6HYH 30
KA6DFP 29
AJ4XL 29
W2EUU 28
W0QFW 28
W1BMG 28
OE4PWW 28
NA2X 27
W5BC 27
W9DRB 26
WY9U 26

Please read the following 2 articles which should help explain some problems that arise when checking your logs.

MSW FAQ                                       UTC Time


Ships wishing to participate should send a note to museum@nj2bb.org  with the name of ship, callsign, location and contact info for person responsible. If you are having trouble reaching the museum e-mail address, please send info to this address instead: mdbprod@hotmail.com

Please read the rules for ships wishing to participate before contacting us.


SHIPS PARTICIPATING FOR 2017 - 59 Ships
(updated 22 April 2017)

**
Ships with asterisks are new to Museum Ships Weekend
Please QSL each ship directly

           NAME                             TYPE OF SHIP                     LOCATION                 CALLSIGN 
      K1USN                                  Watson Museum                  Braintree, MA               K1USN   
      USS Midway                             Aircraft Carrier               San Diego, CA               NI6IW   
      USS Yorktown                           Aircraft Carrier               Charleston, SC              WA4USN  
      USS Hornet                             Aircraft Carrier               Alameda Point, CA           NB6GC  
      ST-695 Angels Gate                     Army Tugboat                   San Pedro, CA               K6AA    
      USS New Jersey                         Battleship                     Camden, New Jersey          NJ2BB 
      USS Alabama                            Battleship                     Mobile, AL                  K4DSR   
      USS Iowa                               Battleship                     San Pedro, CA               NI6BB   
      USS Missouri                           Battleship                     Pearl Harbor, HI            KH6BB    
      USS Wisconsin                          Battleship                     Norfolk, Virginia           N4WIS  
      USS Massachusetts                      Battleship                     Fall River, MA              N1EPL (CW) & NE1PL (other modes)  
      USS North Carolina                     Battleship                     Wilmington, NC              NI4BK   
      USS Oklahoma Mast Memorial             Battleship Mast Memorial       Muskogee, OK                WW2OK   
      SS Col. James M Schoonmaker            Bulk Carrier                   Toledo, OH                  K8E   
      **Claud W Somers                   Chesapeake Bay Skipjack            Reedville, VA               W4NNK  
      USS Potomac                            CG Cutter/Pres. Yacht          Oakland, CA.                NE6JP  
      USS Littlerock                         Cruiser                        Buffalo, New York           W2PE   
      Aurora                                 Cruiser                        St. Petersburg, Russia      RF1A  
      USS Olympia                            Cruiser                        Philadelphia, PA            WA3BAT   
      USS Indianapolis CA-35 Memorial        Cruiser                        Indianapolis, IN            WW2IND    
      USS The Sullivans                      Destroyer                      Buffalo, NY                 N2HTL  
      USS Turner Joy                         Destroyer                      Bremerton, WA               NS7DD   
      USS Kidd                               Destroyer                      Baton Rouge, La             W5KID   
      USS Joseph P Kennedy, Jr               Destroyer                      Fall River, MA              NB1CR   
      USS Stewart                            Destroyer Escort               Galveston, TX               KK5W     
      Evelina M Goulart                      Fishing Schooner               Essex, MA                   W1E  
      SS Sankt Erik                          Icebreaker                     Stockholm, Sweden           8SØHRA  
      USCGC Mackinaw                         Icebreaker                     Mackinaw, MI                W8AGB    
      Götz von Mannheim                      Landing Craft                  Mannheim, Germany           DL0NW   
      SS John W Brown                        Liberty Ship                   Baltimore, MD               K8JWB  
      LS Ambrose                             Lightship                      East River, NY City, NY     W2AQ   
      LST-393                                LST                            Muskegon, MI                N8LST   
      **SS Selma                       Merchant ship WWI (Concrete Hull)    Galveston, TX               W5MSQ  
      USS Lucid                              Minesweeper                    Stockton, CA                N6MSO   
      National Museum of Pacific War         Naval Museum                   Fredericksburg, TX          N5P  
      NSS Savannah                           Nuclear Merchant Vessel        Baltimore, MD               K3SAV  
      Mannheim                               Paddle Steamer                 Mannheim, Germany           DK0LU  
      RMS Queen Mary                         Passenger Ship                 Long Beach, CA              W6RO  
      **PT-305                               Patrol Boat                    New Orleans, LA             W5GAD
      PBR                                    River Patrol Boat              College Station, TX         W5PBR   
      Tall Ship Elissa                       Sailing Barque                 Galveston Island, TX        N5E  
      U-5075                                 Seehund Submarine              Quincy, MA.                 WW2MAN  
      **W T Preston                          Sternwheeler (Snagboat)        Anacortes, WA               KG7OCP
     *H. L. Hunley                           Submarine - Civil War          Charleston, SC              N4HLH   
      USS Batfish                            Submarine                      Muskogee, OK                WW2SUB  
      USS Nautilus                           Submarine                      Groton, CT                  N1S  
      USS Silversides                        Submarine                      Muskegon, MI                N8SUB   
      HMUb Nordkaparen                       Submarine                      Gothenburg, Sweden          SL8SUB    
      USS Cavalla                            Submarine                      Galveston, TX               KK5W   
      Novosibirskij Komsomolec (B-396)       Submarine 641-B                Moscow, Russia              RU3AWK  
      USS Clamagore                          Submarine                      Charleston, SC              NJ4DU   
      U-995                                  Submarine                      Laboe Germany               DL0DMB     
      USS Cod                                Submarine                      Cleveland, OH               W8COD   
      USS Cobia                              Submarine                      Manitowoc, Wisconsin        NB9QV  
      USS Razorback                          Submarine                      N.Little Rock AR            N5R    
      USS Pampanito                          Submarine                      San Francisco, CA           NJ6VT  
      USS Blueback                           Submarine                      Portland, OR                W7SUB   
      S-61 Delfin                            Submarine                      Torrevieja Spain            EH5SUB  
      **M/V Mississippi                      Tow Boat                       Vicksburg, MS               K5ZRO



While operation on any amateur frequency is allowed,
most ships will be operating in the General portion of the bands

SSB


CW

3,860 KHz     3,539 KHz
7,260 KHz
7,039 KHz
 
10,109 KHz
14,260 KHz
14,039 KHz
18,160 KHz
18,079 KHz
21,360 KHz
21,039 KHz
24,960 KHz
24,899 KHz
28,360 KHz
28,039 KHz
50,160 KHz
50,109 KHz

EVENT PSK 31 OPERATIONS
14.070 MHz      10.142 MHz      18.100 MHz      21.070 MHz      28.120 MHz

Some ships will also be on 3880 KHz - 3885 KHz and 7290 KHz Amplitude Modulation with either their ships original equipment or modern equipment.

While any operating mode can be used in this event and CW and SSB are the dominant modes, we are encouraging all the particpating ships, that have the ability, to fire up their original equipment on

3885 KHz, 3600 & 3625 (in the UK),
3705 (W. Europe),
7290 KHz and 14.286 KHz in the AM mode.


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