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Historic Nantucket Lightship beams

Vessel highlighted in ham radio event

Dick McPherson worked in the radio room of the Nantucket Lightship yesterday, docked in Boston Harbor. Dick McPherson worked in the radio room of the Nantucket Lightship yesterday, docked in Boston Harbor. (John Blanding/Globe Staff)
By Sydney Lupkin
Globe Correspondent / August 22, 2010

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Morse code filled the tiny radio control room of the Nantucket Lightship yesterday as Michael Rioux’s fingers tapped a modern telegraph aboard the National Historic Landmark built in 1936. (Full article: 557 words)

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