USS INDIANAPOLIS - CA-35  (USS Indy Radio Room Exhibit)

The CA-35 USS Indianapolis (CA-35) WWII Radio room exhibit & Amateur Radio ops .!
info for :
Indiana Ripley Co. Amateur Radio Club visit >>>
Three HF HAM stations on the air @ WW2IND ..80-40-20-17 & 15 meters with three antennas
(100watts on all radios)

March 13 , 2010

Indiana War Memorial museum:

USS Indy Radio Central exhibit....
PIX from .. 13 Mar 2010 (sat) [10am to 3pm]

12 Amateur radio operators from the Ripley Co.ARC & Tri County HF Society ;
toured the Indiana War Memorial museum ,the USS Indy Radio room Exhibit &
operated the WW2IND ham station for 4 hours.
They worked 80-40-20-17 & 15 meter bands from 3 separte hams stations incorporated into
the USS Indy exhibit. Assisted by Ed-N9IZN, Dave-N9KZJ, Larry-W9CC, Linda-N9WO &
Chuck - W9IH; they made 75 contacts consisting of 30 CW (morse);
worked the LST-325, USS Midway & USS Wisc. ships Hams and
Dx'ed into Russia, Europe & south Africa...
"not bad for a midday run to Indy from Ripley Co.IN"
Some of their group will be returning to operate the ships event in June 2010..
Hams visiting:
[ WY9L-Delbert,N9VO-Jim,N8PDF-Denis,WB9OTX-Jack,K9NZ-Perry,KC9HYL-Jerry,
WB9SRL-Jim.N8SOJ-Rob,KC9MPQ-Katelyn,KC9RGI-Donna,KC9PXV-Johnathon,KC9OFU-Bud ]


Exhibit Hall (overflow) & 80 meter station

40 Meter & 20 meter stations

More ops at 40 Meter & 20 meter stations

More ops at 40 Meter & 80 meter stations

More ops at 20 Meter & 80 meter stations(close ups)

Radio exhibit explained & 80 meter station-CW

ARC in the Exhibit & 20 meter station

Radiomen Video Interviews run daily (WED-SUN ..9AM-5PM )at
the Indiana War Memorial Museum, USS Indy Radio room exhibit.



Submitted By;

Chuck Crist -W9IH

Coordinator Ham radio operations

WW2IND  Trustee


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