USS INDIANAPOLIS - CA-35 (USS Indy Radio Room Exhibit)
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..
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
Chuck Crist -W9IH
Coordinator Ham radio operations