Nantucket Lighthouse Operation Featured in Boston Globe

Nantucket/N1N Lighthouse/Lightship Weekend operationToday’s Boston Globe carried a feature story about Amateur Radio and the Nantucket Lightship operation in conjuction with the International Lighthouse/Lightship Weekend. Globe correspondent Sydney Lupkin quoted Mike Rioux, W1USN of Boxford, MA, along with Robert Mannino of South Hampton, NH, who acquired the lightship for $1 in October 2009 from the National Lighthouse Museum.

Amateurs from the USS Cassin Young Amateur Radio Club staffed the lightship for the special event operation, using the callsign N1N.

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