Update: February 25, 2014
I just received word that we will be allowed to activate the 1877 Tall Ship Elissa again for Museum Ships Weekend.
I will update this listing as more information becomes available. This will be the third year for putting the Elissa on the air.
Hope to see you in the pileups!
Please note a new mailing address for N5E qsl requests:
2495 Cambria Court
League City, Texas 77573
QSL Status: All requests have been responded to, 6/25/13.
Photos and Videos from 2013 MSW are available at the following URLs:
The log has been uploaded to LOTW.
The log will also be uploaded to clublog in the next day or so.
Hope we had the opportunity to say hello.
A big thank you to Mark and Jamie of the Texas Seaport Museum for their kind help and support.
We will tweet modes and frequencies when we are on the air!
Station 1: 20m 14.267
Station 2: 17m 18.149
Station 3: off the air
Operators Standing By, Waiting for Your Call!
random photos and videos from day one are located at:
MSWE 2013 has begun!
Greetings from Galveston Island, IOTA NA-143, and the Tall Ship Elissa!
We are back at it, operating again from the Tall Ship Elissa in Galveston, Texas for the 2013 Museum Ships Weekend, June 1 and 2, 2013!
The Elissa is back at her permanent home at the Texas Seaport Museum and we will be there too!
HF, Station #1
HF, Station #2
VHF, Station #3
There is a short write up with pictures and video on the MSWE 2012 activation at:
We will be monitoring the WR5TC repeater (147.140MHz, +, PL 167.9) throughout the day on June 1 and June 2 for general questions, comments, and information.
2M Net for Museum Ship Weekend - Join us!
In conjunction with MSWE 2013, BVARC will host a Texas Navy VHF Net,
Saturday June 1stand Sunday June 2ndfrom 1100 CDT (1600 Z) to 1300 CDT (1800 Z)
on the 146.94(-) repeater, PL 167.9 Hz.
For more details on the VHF net, check here: http://www.bvarcmswe.org
Send QSL for N5E via QSL Manager:
Leslie Bartosh, AD5WB
17 Campeche Dr, Galveston, Texas, 77554, USA
Direct withSASE or Bureau.
LOTW will be uploaded after the event.
Any questions or comments? Please contact AD5WB, Leslie Bartosh, for more information.
Scroll down for more information about MSWE 2013,
the Texas Navy Certificate, and the Tall Ship Elissa!
Visit the Battleship New Jersey Amateur Radio Station site for more information on Museum Ships Weekend 2013,including a list of all ships that are participating in this year's event!
Earn theTexas Navy Award for MSWE 2013
This year’sTexas Navy Fleet is expanded to include:
USS Cavalla and USS Stewart – KK5W
USS Texas – NA5DV
Tall Ship Elissa – N5E
USS Lexington – W5LEX
SS High Flyer and SS Grandcamp Memorial – AC0TX
NationalMuseumof the Pacific War – N5P
For KK5W and AC0TX, one contact counts for both ships.Provide evidence of two way communication with at least four of the call signs during MSWE 2013 to earn the 2013 Texas Navy Certificate.
Work all six to earn the coveted “Clean Sweep” endorsement.
The Texas Navy Award will be e-mailed to all who earned the certificate at no cost. Make sure you enclose your e-mail address.
If you prefer a paper copy of the certificate, printed on heavy paper and suitable for framing,
Apply via US Mails or online and send $5 USD with your log extract.
Information on the Elissa can be found here:http://www.galvestonhistory.org/1877_Tall_Ship_Elissa.asp
The following is information on where we'll be operating for MSWE 2013.
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