Saturday, February 21, 2015

72nd Anniversary of Battleship Iowa's First Commissioning on 22 FEB 15

And we'll be operating NI6BB 22 FEB 15 from 0900 to 1600 PST.

Look for on the bands from 40 Meters through 10 Meters, typically on a frequency ending in "61", like 14.261 MHz, +/- any QRM.

At this time we have seven operators, and one "guest" CW operator on the schedule, so we should be able to keep the phone and CW stations in continuous operation.


  1. Have fun and I hope you get a lot of contacts today!

    1. Between the two stations we had, we filled up about 6 pages in the log, equal to 150 contacts.

      We've done MUCH more, but we had 4 "visiting" operators who just joined BIARA and the PBC, and they weren't used to the equipment we have, and were still learning the ropes, and our procedures.

  2. It is a sad day indeed when you discover that you are 28 days older than BB-61!


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