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Port McNeill

By , on Tuesday, September 16th, 2014

Today we stayed in Port McNeill. By the time we were done provisioning, relaxing and calling relatives we decided that a “lay day” was in order. We did some needed maintenance and by mid-afternoon the fog was rolling in from the north again.

We like Port McNeill–last time we were here (eight years ago) we […]

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Communications | Maintenance | Preparation

Last Minute Details

By , on Monday, September 1st, 2014

Location: Ketchikan Weather: Rain, wind, cool

It’s Labor Day today, and the weather is a reminder that fall is nearly here. The silver salmon have been in the creeks for a few weeks, and deer season is open. It’s also time for us to depart for Puget Sound.

We have just a few items left […]

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Ham Radio Net
Great Northern Boaters Net keeps cruisers in touch

By , on Saturday, August 18th, 2012

TIME: Daily, 0630 Alaska time; 0730 Pacific Time, summer months FREQUENCY: 3870 KHz Lower Sideband REQUIREMENTS: Operator must have an amateur radio license

Darlene and Floyd Minor

“Good Morning, this is Darlene, KL0YC, along with Floyd, WL7CUO, northern net control for the Great Northern Boaters Net.”

Each morning at 0630 hours, as regular […]


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