Battleship IOWA Honors IOWA StatehoodAboard the IOWA 250 S. Harbor Blvd, Berth 87, Los Angeles, CA
Battleship IOWA Amateur Radio Association's NI6BB honors IOWA becoming a state on this day in 1846. J3E or A1A operations will be from 1700 to 2400 UTC on open HF bands on frequencies ending with "43." FT-8 may be active on the usual frequencies. QSL per information on QRZ.com. Visit biara.org for more information.
Battleship Iowa I&E Team to Exercise Legacy RadiosAboard the IOWA 250 S. Harbor Blvd, Berth 87, Los Angeles, CA
The Battleship Iowa Innovation and Engineering Team will exercise the ship's legacy radios on January 26 from 1700 to 2000 UTC. The call sign activated will be NE6PM, a variant of the ship's Navy call sign NEPM. Operations will be SSB/J3E only as the gear is circa '80's vintage, it not easy operated on CW/A1A … Continue reading Battleship Iowa I&E Team to Exercise Legacy Radios
“IOWA 47” MEMORIALAboard the IOWA 250 S. Harbor Blvd, Berth 87, Los Angeles, CA
On 19 April 1989, Battleship IOWA (BB61) was steaming at 17 mph approximately 300 miles northeast of Puerto Rico. At 0953 local time the number two 16-inch gun turret exploded. The explosion in the center gun room killed 47 of the turret's crewmen and severely damaged the gun turret itself. Since acquiring the IOWA, the … Continue reading “IOWA 47” MEMORIAL
LA Fleet Week 2019Port of Los Angeles 250 S. Harbor Blvd, Los Angeles, CA
LA Fleet Week® is an annual, multi-day celebration of our nation’s Sea Services held on the LA Waterfront at the Port of Los Angeles over the extended Labor Day Weekend. Free to the public, our event features active duty ship tours, military displays and equipment demonstrations, live entertainment, aircraft flyovers, STEM Expo for kids of … Continue reading LA Fleet Week 2019
NI6BB Veterans Day Special Event from the IOWAAboard the IOWA 250 S. Harbor Blvd, Berth 87, Los Angeles, CA
NI6BB will be on the air from 0800 PST (1600 UTC 11/11) to 1700 PST (0100 UTC 11/12) November 11th.
Legacy Radio Ops From Battleship IOWAAboard the IOWA 250 S. Harbor Blvd, Berth 87, Los Angeles, CA
Battleship IOWA's Innovation and Engineering Team's NE6PM will be active from 1700 to 2000 UTC using the ship's legacy URT-23 transmitters and R-1051G receivers. Operations will be on 14243 and 18143 Mhz J3E / SSB. QSL per QRZ.com.
Last Man Standing, KA6LMS, Radio Event
SSB, CW, FT8, D-STAR, DMR, YSF, Echolink, Satellite Modes Special event 1x1 call signs: W6L, W6M, W6S, K6L, K6M, K6S Remote operators and Relay Stations: KA6LMS/0, KA6LMS/1, KA6LMS/2, KA6LMS/3, KA6LMS/4, KA6LMS/5, KA6LMS/6, KA6LMS/7, KA6LMS/8, KA6LMS/9 Live from the Last Man Standing set: 3/27, 20 Meters, 18:00UTC, 3/28, 40 Meters, 22:00UTC 3/27, 17:00UTC - Digital Modes … Continue reading Last Man Standing, KA6LMS, Radio Event
International Museums Weekends 2021
A Worldwide Amateur Radio Special Event Taking Place on the Weekends of June 19th - 20th and June 26th - 27th. BIARA will participate on SSB and CW on the first weekend only. Learn more about the event .
Pearl Harbor Day Memorial Ops from Battleship IOWAAboard the IOWA 250 S. Harbor Blvd, Berth 87, Los Angeles, CA
Battleship IOWA Amateur Radio Associations' NI6BB will be on the air from 1700 UTC December 7th until 0100 UTC December 8th in memory of Pearl Harbor Day. Frequencies ending in "43" will be manned on SSB and or CW on bands with propagation. Possible FT8 ops will be in the usual band slots. QSL to … Continue reading Pearl Harbor Day Memorial Ops from Battleship IOWA
Battleship IOWA Commemorates Iowa StatehoodAboard the IOWA 250 S. Harbor Blvd, Berth 87, Los Angeles, CA
Battleship IOWA Amateur Radio Association's NI6BB will be on the air from 1600 to 2359 UTC to commemorate Iowa statehood in 1846. Anticipated frequencies will be 7043, 7243. 10121, 14043, 14243, 18080 or 18143 all depending on operator participation and conditions. QSL to address as shown at www.biara.org.
BIARA Honors Battleship IOWA’s Birthday – Special Operating EventAboard the IOWA 250 S. Harbor Blvd, Berth 87, Los Angeles, CA
The Battleship IOWA Amateur Radio Association will be on the air with NI6BB to honor our lady's initial commissioning this day in 1943. Time: 1600 to 2400 UTC Freqs: ending in 43 or 61 on 40, 20 and possibly 17 meters, conditions permitting Modes: SSB, CW & FT8 QSL per QRZ.com
Annual Armed Forces Day Cross-Band Exercise Set for May 14
The 2022 running of the Armed Forces Day (AFD) Cross-Band exercise will be held on May 14, 1300 - 2200 UTC (6A - 3P PST). A complete list of participating stations, modes, frequencies, times, and other details was announced on April 1. The event is open to all radio amateurs. Armed Forces Day is May 21, … Continue reading Annual Armed Forces Day Cross-Band Exercise Set for May 14