Jan. 18, 2017 – 0001Z to 2359Z
W1AA – The Marconi Radio Club will represent the 1901 Marconi Shore Station (MSC) in Siasconset on Nantucket Island off the coast of Massachusetts.
We will NOT operating from Nantucket Island as the 1901 MSC location is now on private property and inaccessible.
KM1CC – The Marconi Cape Cod Radio Club will have two stations active for International Marconi Day.
During the most famous sea-going disaster of the twentieth century, the Siasconset station played a critical role. Late on the night of April 14, 1912, duty operator Matt Tierney received distress signals from the sinking Titanic. Siasconset was the first mainland wireless station to receive them, and he immediately alerted all other stations of the tragedy.
DX QSL via the W1 Bureau; Stateside QSL via K1VV with a #10 Business size envelope SASE.
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Submitted by: Whitey, K1VV