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W8S Special Event Station: SS Badger on the air Sept 14-15

The steamship SS Badger, a car ferry that runs from Manitowoc, WI to Ludington, MI, is set to sail this weekend carrying several amateur radio operators and equipment for the W8S special event station. Built in 1952 and first set sail in 1953, the Badger has provided regular ferry service for 60 years on the […]

SS Badger Steamship Special Event Station

The SS Badger steamship is an auto carrier ferry that runs between Manitowoc, WI and Ludington, MI. Built in 1952 and launched in 1953, the S.S. Badger has provided ferry service across Lake Michigan for 60 years. The Kankakee Amateur Radio Club will activate special event callsign W8S on the Badger September 14-15, 2013 for […]

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