December 7 in 2021 marks the 80th Anniversary of the attack on Pearl Harbor. Below are the published special event stations commemorating this week.
Dec 7, W4AVM, SS American Victory, Tampa Bay, FL
Dec 7, NI4BK, 14:00- 22:00Z, , Battleship NORTH CAROLINA
Operating two stations aboard Battleship NORTH CAROLINA, the Azalea Coast Amateur Radio Club hosts a worldwide ham radio operator event commemorating the December 7, 1941, attack on Pearl Harbor. The Battleship is NI4BK, and HAM operators may contact the ship via voice, digital and Morse code. NI4BK looks forward to hearing from YOU! Radio operators making contact will receive a special postcard verifying the contact.
For information, contact Allan Pellnat, or call 910-799-1694.
Dec 7 NEPM, 1600-2359 UTC, Battleship IOWA
Frequencies SPLIT: 14.781.k KHz USB / Listen on 14343.0 USB
With operating authorization from the Navy’s 3rd Fleet Spectrum Manager, Battleship IOWA Amateur Radio Association, Inc. and the IOWA’s Innovation and Engineering Team will activate the ship’s legacy Navy call sign, NEPM, on December 7, 2021 in memory of Pearl Harbor Day. Operation will be from 1600 to 2359 UTC.
NEPM will TRANSMIT on 14781.5 KHz using J3E USB and listen on 14343.0 KHz J3E USB. Amateurs are reminded that they may NOT transmit on 14781.5 KHz. If there is traffic on 14343.0 KHz, the NEPM operator will advise of an alternate frequency where he is listening.
QSL’s will be available if a SASE is provided. NEPM, NI6BB. or NE6PM are all listed on QRZ.com and any route will get your request to the QSL manager. Please visit BIARA’s website at https://biara.org for more information about radio operations aboard the Battleship IOWA soon to be the home of the National Museum of the Surface Navy.
Dec 3-Dec 13, W2W, 1300Z-2200Z, , Baltimore, MD. Amateur Radio Club of the National Electronics Museum.
Frequencies: 14.241 | 14.041 | 7.241 | 7.041
Certificate & QSL. W2W-Pearl Harbor, P.O. Box 1693, MS 4015, Baltimore, MD 21203. Amateur Radio Club of the National Electronics Museum (ARCNEM) will operate W2W in commemoration of the anniversary of Pearl Harbor Day and the role of electronics in WWII. The primary operation will be Dec 3-Dec 7 with additional operation possible during the Dec 8-Dec 13 period as operator availability permits. Operation on 80M (3.541, 3.841) and digital modes possible during event. Frequencies +/- according to QRM. QSL and Certificate available via SASE; details at ww-2.us
Dec 11, NI6IW, 1700Z-2359Z, USS Midway Museum Ship Special Event: Pearl Harbor Remembrance Day San Diego, CA. USS Midway (CV-41) Museum Ship.
Frequencies: 14.320 | 7.250 PSK and CW on various HF bands DSTAR on various reflectors.
QSL. USS Midway Museum Ship COMEDTRA, 901 N Harbor Drive, San Diego, CA 92101. Please check spotting networks to find us on HF. Consult www.dstarusers.org to find our call sign NI6IW and Reporting Note to see what reflector we’re using. Note: Typical QSL turn-around time is 4 to 6 weeks after receiving a request with SASE. www.qrz.com/db/ni6iw
The following websites may be helpful to locate active frequencies and other Pearl Harbor Special Event stations:
Listen in on the web via a web-based SDR – software defined radio: