W2WSC/100 andW2WSC/WSC Operations extened into 2013
W2WSC/WSC will operate from Coastal Station WSC in West Creek, NJ on June 1, 2013 beginning at 1300z on 40, 20, 15, and 10 meteres CW and SSB, and possibly PSK31.
W2WSC logged 1,100 QSOs through March 2013. US QSL cards maoled May 22, 2013. DX QSL in process scheduled for posting on or about June 1st.
Due to Hurricane Sandy, 2012 operations were limited. As the New Jersey coast recovers W2WSC will continue to operate into 2013 for the 100th anniversay of the Tuckerton Wireless and the 100th anniversary of her sister station, OUI thatwas located in Eilvese Germany. THe Deutscher Amateur Radio Club e.V will celerbrate 100 years of OUI in Elivese Germany on or about October 20, 2013
The Tuckerton Wireless (call sign WSC)W2WSC will celebrate the 100th anniversary of the high-power VLF Goldschmit station located in Eilvese, Germany. The Eilvese Wireless, call sign OUI, is WSC's sister station. An historic exchange of greetings occured on January 14, 1914 between President Wilson and Kaiser Wilhelm II. The messages were sent through the high-power stations Tuckerton, NJ and Eilvese, Germany.
A unique QSL Card celebrating 100 years of WSC is in the design phase. It will be available later in 2013.
See http://sjdxa.org/ for a modern day picture of the WSC site located in West Creek, NJ. The site is the home of WYRS FM 90.7MHZ operated by N2HM. The sie continues its CW tradation on 160 meters as contest station W2GD and SSB contest station N2CW(SJDXA) .
W2WSC SPECIAL EVENT
From Tuckerton Historical Society
October 19, 2013
Call Sign W2WSC/100
QSL to W2WSC
Tuckerton Wireless ARC
PO Box 531
Tuckerton, NJ 08087-0531
Historyof WSC: Construction of the 250 meter Tuckerton Wireless tower began in 1912 on the vast salt marshes of
W2WSC/100, W2WSC/WSC, W2WSC/40 Special event
The Tuckerton Wireless Amateur Radio Club, The Old Barney Amateur Radio Club and the South Jersey DX Association will jointly commemorate the 100th Anniversary of the Tuckerton Wireless (WSC) by operating W2WSC during the 2013. W2WSC/100 will be used from members’ homes. W2WSC/WSC will be used from the last operating site of the Marine Coastal Radio Station WSC in West Creek, NJ. Also, to celebrate the 40th Anniversary of the Tuckerton Historical Society, W2WSC/40 was used from the Society’s “Giffordtown Museum” on November 17th, 2012from about 1500 – 2100 UTC. The museum has many artifacts as well as documents related to the Tuckerton Wireless on display. John Dilks K2TQNpresented on the history of the Tuckerton WirelessNormal sized SASE for USA stations Please direct QSL to: Tuckerton Wireless ARC, PO Box 531, Tuckerton, NJ 08087-0531
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