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  Link to latest Scuttlebutt Issues

Winter 2023 Scuttlebutt in pdf format now available for downloading. You must have the proper password to access it. Also, you must have Adobe Acrobat Reader, or equivalent program, to view it.

          Enter password in the box below, then click 'Enter'.

Scuttlebutt Password:

If you did not receive the password, contact Jeanie, N4WFM. You must be a WRCC member. This password may change from time to time, so be sure you have the latest!

  Scuttlebutt Contributions:  

Scuttlebutt is published quarterly to inform members about Waterway Net news, activities and items of interest. Email your material to the Editor for possible submission.

What to Send

  • Your Editor is always looking for articles and photos
  • News from gatherings and luncheons
  • Human interest stories, humorous, hair-raising and 'Don't worry, honey. . .'
  • Bahamas and Island news
  • CW and Land Cruiser's news
  • Technical topics
  • Safety & navigation notices
  • Letters to the editor
  • Poetry
  • Boating/Ham events
  • Sea Chest: items wanted or for sale
  • Use your imagination and send it in
  • Send Silent Key and obituary notices to our Sunshine Lady.
    Address changes should be sent to our Club's secretary.

    Companion Nets to the WRCC Net:  
    • Immediately following the Waterway Net
      • Wednesday — Land Cruisers Net
      • Friday — Computer Net
    • Daily Nets:
      • 0700 ET — CW Net on 7057KHz
      • 0720 ET — Bahamas Weather Net on Marine SSB frequency 4003 KHz USB (non-ham) Occasionally move up 3 or up 6 depending on interference.
      • Other Nets of Interest:
        • MMSN — Maritime Mobile Service Net on 14300 KHz from 12:00 PM to 9:00 PM EST and 12:00 PM to 10:00 PM EDT.
        • HWN — Hurricane Watch Net on 14325 KHz whenever hurricane monitoring warrants it.
        • Cruiseheimers — 0830 ET on Marine SSB frequency 8152 KHz-USB (non-ham).
        • DOO-DAH Net — 1700 daily on Marine SSB frequency 8152 KHz-USB (non-ham). Traffic and Float Plans.
        • CHRIS PARKERS WEATHER NET — on Marine SSB, times and frequencies are listed on his website: www.mwxc.com
        • SSCA HF RADIO Net — 1215 UTC and 1315 UTC Standard Time and 1215 UTC during Daylight Savings Time on Marine SSB frequency 8104 KHz-USB (non-ham).

    Around The Waterways: 

    Some web sites for help in determining what is going on around the waterways this season:

    Salty Southeast Cruisers Net:   www.cruisersnet.net

    Waterway Guide:   www.waterwayguide.com

    Active Captain:   www.activecaptain.com