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Author Topic: NS7DD USS Turner Joy (Charter Member of the Tonkin Gulf Yacht Club) ARC  (Read 394 times)
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« on: May 17, 2019, 06:00:10 PM »

The USS Turner Joy (Charter Member of the Tonkin Gulf Yacht Club) Amateur Radio Club (NS7DD) will operate MUSEUM SHIPS WEEKEND EVENT.

Sponsored by The Battleship New Jersey Amateur Radio Station
https://www.qsl.net/w/wa2tvs//museum/

MUSEUM SHIPS WEEKEND

June 1-2, 2019

0000Z June 1, 2019 to 2359Z June 2, 2019


While operation on any amateur frequency is allowed,
most ships will be operating in the General portion of the bands

SSB
3,860 KHz
7,260 KHz
14,260 KHz
18,160 KHz
21,360 KHz
24,960 KHz
28,360 KHz
50,160 KHz

CW
3,539 KHz
7,039 KHz
10,109 KHz
14,039 KHz
18,079 KHz
21,039 KHz
24,899 KHz
28,039 KHz
50,109 KHz

Digital: FT8

Talk with the USS Turner Joy operators and many other ships all weekend long.

USS TURNER JOY (DD-951) - SHIP CONSTRUCTION & SPECS

Class: Forrest Sherman Destroyer
Built at: Puget Sound Bridge & Dredging Company, Seattle, Washington
Keel laid: September 30, 1957
Launched: May 5, 1958
Commissioned: August 3, 1959
Length: 418.3 feet (127.5 meters)
Beam: 45.3 feet (13.8 meters)
Draft: 22 feet (6.7 meters)
Displacement: 2,800 tons; approx. 4,000 tons full load
Propulsion system: four-1200 lb. boilers; two steam turbines; two shafts
Propellers: two
Speed: 32+ knots
Armament: Three 5-inch/54 caliber guns and two Mark 32 torpedo launchers that carry 6 Mark 46 torpedoes each.
Aircraft: none
Crew: 17 officers, 275 enlisted
Decommissioned: November 22, 1982
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/USS_Turner_Joy

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