Museum Ships Weekend

Operating Live from the USS Pueblo Memorial June 1-2 2024

May 31st 2024 – Join us to kick things off with our Movie Mixer Night with film Screening of Pueblo: A Year of Crises in America – 6pm Pueblo Convention Center Bernstein Room. Light Refreshments will be served. To RSVP Click Here – https://puebloradio.org/museum-ships-weekend/

(Learn About this newly released Film by Director – Bill Lowe)

June 1-2 2024 – Pueblo Convention Center

Pueblo Amateur Radio Club, Pikes Peak Radio Amateur Association are teaming up to activate from the USS Pueblo Memorial for Museum Ships Weekend. For information on Museum Ships Weekend see here.

We will be operating from the USS Pueblo Memorial at the Pueblo Convention Center. We will be in the Bernstein Room and in the parking lot. The plan is to have at least three stations on the air and are looking for station operators / loggers. We will be operating from 1800MDT Friday 31 May until 1759MDT Sunday 2 June (0000Z 01 Jun 2024 – 2359Z 02 Jun 2024).

We have arranged for a discount block of rooms at the Courtyard Marriott Pueblo Downtown (connected to the Convention Center). The rate will be $107/night+tax (does not include breakfast). Must book by 21 May. Call 719-542-3200 ext 2 or use the link: Book your group rate for USS Pueblo Museum Ship Weekend Activation.

Operating shifts will be in one hour blocks. You may sign up for multiple blocks and for consecutive blocks. Due to Convention Center hours our specific operating windows are TBD. Email to usspueblo (at) ppraa.org and we will email you a link to the sign up schedule.

We are working to arrange a Friday evening event, the pre-release viewing of the documentary “Pueblo a year of crisis in America” on the USS Pueblo incident. See USS Pueblo for more information on the USS Pueblo history and incident. There may be other activities along the Pueblo Riverwalk when not operating. All operators will receive a certificate of participation.

Additional supporting organizations include:
– Pueblo West Amateur Radio Club
– Pueblo Home of Heroes Association
If your club would like to contribute to funding this event to help cover expenses (facility rental, QSL card printing and mailing, etc.) please email us.

– QSL to:
PPRAA (USS Pueblo)
PO Box 16521
Colorado Springs, CO 80935-6521
– SASE are appreciated but not required, we will send cards to all confirmed contacts.

Watch this space for updates