CAARA To Activate Thatchers I. August 7-9, 2009

Cape Ann ARA logoThe Cape Ann Amateur Radio Association has again set up to operate amateur radio on Thatchers Island, off Cape Ann from Friday, August 07, 2009 at 05:00 PM until Sunday, August 09, 2009 at 6:00 PM EDT.

According to CAARA’s Briggs Longbothum, AB2NJ, “The Fish and Wildlife Service has issued a ‘Special Use Permit’ for the club’s activity at the North Tower.” Briggs adds, “The Thatchers Island Association is being very supportive of our plans.

CAARA intends to stream live video of the operation via UStream from its web site. To view the festivities, visit the current home page at:

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