Archive for July, 2011

AREN at Tall Ships

Friday, July 8th, 2011

AREN was requested by the local Coast Guard unit to be present in Dunmore East for the Tall Ships should our services be required.  AREN has previously demonstrated the ability to provide communications into various blackspots along the coast between Dunmore East and Tramore.

On Sunday the 3rd of July, an early start was required to get inside the Garda Cordon. The MCP was set-up and ready to operate by approximately 09:30, and was shut down by 13:00.  EI7IG and EI5GOB were on-site for the duration and were pleasantly surprised to find that they had a very nice vantage point from which to view the Tall Ships leaving Waterford Harbour.