Attention Radio Operators – Cape Cod National Seashore to Participate in International Marconi Day April 28th
Date: March 19, 2007
Contact: Barbara Dougan, (508) 255 – 3421 x16
International Marconi Day – April 28, 2007 UTC
FCC licensed radio operators are invited to operate with KM1CC at the Salt Pond Visitor Center in Eastham to celebrate International Marconi Day. International Marconi Day honors the birthday of the “Wizard of Wireless,” Guglielmo Marconi, on the Saturday closest to his birth date, April 25, 1874. Operators are needed from Friday April 27 at 8 PM (EDT) through Saturday April 28 6 PM (EDT).
The public is invited to observe operations at the visitor center from 9 AM to 4 PM. Between 1:30 PM and 2:30 PM (EDT) weather permitting, KM1CC will use a kite antenna at the Marconi Site in South Wellfleet to operate on 20 Meters, a HF frequency.
For more information contact Barbara Dougan, KB1GSO. Barbara_Dougan@nps.gov . For park information, and maps visit: http://www.nps.gov/caco.
CW and voice operations: 17 Meters, 20 Meters, 40 Meters, and 80 Meters.
17M 18.160 SSB 18.080 CW
20M 14.260 SSB 14.030 CW
40M 7.260 SSB 7.030 CW
80M 3.860 SSB 3.530 CW
Note that there is a change in location this year-operations will be from the Salt Pond Visitor\’s Center on Route 6 in Eastham, not from the usual Coast Guard Building location.