But as with other parts of the vintage ship, volunteers have painstakingly restored the spiky metal network, sparking the antennae back to life. Today, the antennae are put to use by the Hornet Amateur Radio Club, which broadcasts each month from the ship. Amateur radio operators must be government-licensed and can only communicate with other ham operators.
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I had made a contact on the ham radio bands during a special event and received two free passes. We got a personal tour from a member of this local ham club. It was awesome to work the ham radio aboard this famous aircraft carrier.
The event runs from Noon until PM local time. Calling all Navy engineering enthusiasts! Join the Battleship North Carolina for an in-depth program on the Battleship's power plant.
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June While operation on any amateur frequency is allowed,most ships will be operate in the General portion of the bands. All stations that work at least 15 different ships of those participating listed below will receive a certificate if they send a copy of their log entries showing these contacts. Working a ship not listed will not count.