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Updated  February 13, 216 1315 CST

USCG Amateur Radio SSB Net - Saturday 1700 UTC/1200 EST 14.300 mHz
                                                        Saturday 1800 UTC/1300 EST 14.327 mHz
CG CW Operators Assn ZUT Net - Thursday 1700 UTC/1200 EST 14.052 mHz

Net Control for the SSB Net on Saturday February 21 will be W5CGC Southlake, Texas. The next CW Net will be Thursday February 18 from K7ZUT in Port Angeles, Washington.

A reunion to celebrate the 80th anniversary of the CG Secretary Class 327' Coast Guard Cutters will be held in Key West, Florida aboard the USCGC Ingham Museum Ship in September 2016. For details check their Facebook Page!

A new Vietnam Memorial wall was dedicated on Veterans Day in Key West. It features an image of the CGC Ingham. Attending the dedication was Alex Appel and Bill Verge/KK4INP from the current Ingham crew!


The USCGC Ingham Museum Ship organization is 100% Member supported. Donation information on the can be found on their website  Bill Verge/KK4INP,  Executive Director of the Ingham Museum was recently interviewed on CSPAN TV.  You can watch the video here.


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