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Remembering The Edmund Fitzgerald Special Event
November 4 @ 2:00 pm - November 6 @ 6:00 pm
The Stillwater Amateur Radio Association (SARA) is ready to kick off its 18th consecutive annual special event station honoring the sinking of the SS Edmund Fitzgerald — one of the most famous Great Lakes shipwrecks. The Edmund Fitzgerald sank in 30-foot tall waves on November 10, 1975. Its final resting place is 17 miles off Whitefish Point, Michigan.
Members of the Stillwater Amateur Radio Association will activate the Split Rock Lighthouse State Park (ARLHS USA 783, POTA K-2524/K-8095).
Operating Dates & Times
- Friday, 11/4: 2:00 – 4:30 pm Central Time (1900 – 2130 UTC)
- Saturday, 11/5: 10:00 am – 4:30 pm (1500 – 2130 UTC)
- Sunday, 11/6: 10:00 am – 6:00 pm (1500 – 2300 UTC)
3.860, 7.260, 14.255, 21.360 MHz (Tune +/- 20 kHz if QRM. — SSB is the standard mode)
Like in past years, the W0F special event station will only fulfill QSL requests via e-mail. Requests must be sent to: [email protected] and include standard QSL info: Callsign, Date, Time (UTC), Band/Frequency, Mode, and Report (RST).