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This site serves those who held the enlisted rating of Radioman (RM)
or Telecommunications Specialist (TC), and who employed International Morse Code (CW)
in their routine communications duties on Coast Guard cutters and shore stations.
Membership qualifications are simple: You must have been a Coast Guard CW operator. Associate
membership is offered to other professional and military CW operators.
Any membership qualification issues will be resolved by the advisory board.
If you are a first time visitor and wish to know more about our Association, I invite
you to view About Us.
Preserving Our History. Beyond serving our membership, our website is a depository of Coast Guard Communications
History. Please feel free to browse through our site taking special notice of our
Memorabilia Page which is full
of historical information about the "old" Coast Guard Primary and Secondary Radio Stations.
Oh, by the way, look in those dusty boxes you have and if you have any old photos - we'd be
happy to have them.
2013 (Galveston) Reunion Meeting Photos.
Photos taken of members attending the meeting.
Check 'em out.
69 Years Ago, this month, The Coast Guard Crewed USS Leopold (DE 319) NKEF
Was Torpedoed in the Atlantic on the evening of 9 March 1944, South of
Iceland by U255. 171 of her crew were lost with the ship and remain on eternal duty.
Among those lost were the following Coast Guard Radiomen:
The only Radioman to survive the sinking was
RM3c Herbert Schwartz
- CRM Medceslaus S Juszkiewicz
- CRM Benjamin Kinnard III
- RM1c John Tamas Jr
- RM2c Lindsay Croswell
- RM2c Robert E Jones
- RM2c James D Lowrie
- RM3c William A Gee
- RM3c Walter L Ward
Certain areas (Member's Only & Newsletters) are restricted for our membership. If you
are interested in joining our Association, membership qualifications are simple: You must
have been a Coast Guard CW operator. Check out our
Check out this 10 minute
YouTube video interview of George Manning and Bob Flynn representing the FISTS club in Salem, Mass.
Don't forget to swing by our
OpNotes. Yes this is where operators can drop a note of interest,
an announcement, or simply drop in and see what others are saying. Enjoy!
We are posting weekly ZUT Net Logs
so, if you cannot join the ZUT Net, drop-in and see who's saying what.
ZUT Net Logs Enjoy!
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