|[AMRadio] GCARA Historic AM Night Thurs 18 Dec. 9 PM EST (0200Z)
k4kyv at charter.net
Thu Dec 11 14:04:48 EST 2008
The Greater Cincinnati Amateur Radio Association will hold it annual
Historic AM Night Thursday, 18DE08, starting at 0200 GMT on 1936 kHz.
The net meets regularly on 1936 kHz, and once a year the net session is held
in AM mode to commemorate emergency communications provided by the amateur
radio community during the 1936 Ohio River flood crisis. After the waters
receded, the net continued to meet weekly on 1936 kHz until the Pearl Harbor
shut-down, and many amateurs in the greater Cincinnati area had crystals
ground for that frequency. After the war, the net started back up as soon
as 160m was re-opened to amateur use, but because of LORAN restrictions, did
not return to 1936 kHz until the 1900-2000 segment became available in the
All amateurs worldwide are invited to participate in this annual AM
get-together. Fun is guaranteed for all. Be sure to mark the date/time on
Thanks to George K8RRH for passing along this announcement.
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