March 4, 2024

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Via the ARRL: Amateur Radio Helps Disabled Sailboat to Port

On September 7, 2022, Jeanne (Jan) Socrates, VE0JS/MM / KC2IOV, and her sailboat, the SV Nereida, set sail from Cape Flattery, the northwesternmost point of the contiguous US. She was on her way to visit friends in San Francisco, California, but 2 days of 35 knot winds and storms left her sailboat disabled and her onboard radio equipment marginally operational. Amateur operators in New Mexico, …

Read more – via American Radio Relay League | Ham Radio Association and Resources http://www.arrl.org/news/view/amateur-radio-helps-disabled-sailboat-to-port