Access to the Coast Guard Beach in Eastham will be closed Tuesday, May 21.
Access to the Coast Guard Beach in Eastham will be closed Tuesday, May 21, from 6:00 AM to 3:00 PM so seashore staff can create an accessible path in advance of the summer season.
Storm damage, construction affecting access at seashore locations; reduction in programming
Due to erosion, there is no beach access at Nauset Light and Marconi beaches. Access at the Marconi Site is limited. Parts of the Nauset Marsh and Red Maple Swamp trails are closed. Nauset Bike Trail construction is underway. More »
Cape Cod Marconi Radio Club Event - Marconi Still Sparking at Cape Cod National Seashore
Contact: Barbara Dougan, Education Specialist, 508-255-3421 x16
KM1CC, the Cape Cod Marconi Club will operate on January 17 and 18, 2009 to commemorate Marconi’s first transatlantic message, which was sent from his Wellfleet Station to Great Britain 106 years ago. The Marconi Station Site is now part of Cape Cod National Seashore, established in 1961. KM1CC will operate from a temporary station at a National Park Service facility, the Coast Guard Station, Eastham, MA. This station is 5 miles south of the original site in grid locator FN 51. Licensed amateur radio operators are welcome to join KM1CC at the Coast Guard Station from 8:00 am - 4:30 pm on Saturday January 17, and from 8 am - 2 pm on Sunday January 18. Interested operators may call Cape Cod National Seashore Education Specialist Barbara Dougan at 508-255-3421 x 16.
KM1CC FREQUENCY PLAN FOR JANUARY 17 and 18, 2009
CW and voice operations:
17 Meters, 20 Meters, 40 Meters, and 80 Meters.
17M 18.160 SSB 18.080 CW
20M 14.260 SSB 14.030 CW
40M 7.260 SSB 7.030 CW
80M 3.860 SSB 3.530 CW
Did You Know?
In 1990, an intense series of storms uncovered a prehistoric site on Coast Guard Beach in Eastham, MA. Archaeologists excavated the Carns Site, which was lived in by native peoples during the Early and Middle Woodland period, or approximately 2,100 to 1,100 years ago.