Friday, November 04, 2011

The Star of India 148th Birthday

The Star of India is the oldest active sailing ship in the World and it was launched from Ramsey Shipyard in November 1863.
The ship is now in San Diego, California and on 12th and 13th November it will be sailing with an Amateur Radio station on board using the callsign NS6OI.
The radio station will operate from 16:00z to 23:00z as follows:
SSB 14.275mhz and 28.350mhz
CW (every 2 hours) 14.035mhz and 28.025mhz

NS6OI QSL cards will be sent to stations which provide their QSL card and a SASE.
The mailing address for QSL cards is:
Star of India Amateur Radio Club/NS6OI
1492 Harbor Drive
San Diego, CA 92101
The IOMARS are planning to set up a special event station from Ramsey Coast Guard Station.

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