MEMBERS OF THE OLD BARNEY AMATEUR RADIO CLUB  www.obarc.org WILL BE OPERATING AS N2OB/150 (or N2OB/LH) STARTING AT 0000 UTC DEC 27, 2008 THROUGH 2359 UTC JAN 4, 2009. OPERATION WILL BE ON ALL BANDS AND MODES AVAILABLE. THIS WILL BE TO CELEBRATE THE RELIGHTING AND THE 150TH ANNIVERSARY OF THE BARNEGAT LIGHTHOUSE (NICKNAMED “OLD BARNEY”). YES, “OLD BARNEY” WILL OFFICIALLY BE RELIT ON JANUARY 1, 2009 , WHICH IS THE 150TH ANNIVERSARY OF IT’S ORIGINAL LIGHTING (JAN 1, 1859). THE LIGHTHOUSE WAS OFFICIALLY SHUT DOWN IN 1944 AND BECAME A STATE PARK IN 1957. SINCE THAT TIME, ONLY A 250 WATT LIGHT WAS LIT FOR AESTHETICS ONLY. ON JAN 1ST, A NEW LIGHT WITH A NEW FRESNEL LENS WILL BE LIGHTED AND OLD BARNEY WILL ONCE AGAIN BE AN OFFICIAL (PRIVATE) NAVIGATIONAL AID. See  http://www.southjersey.com/articles/?articleid=19695 for info on the relighting.  N2OB/150 STATIONS WILL BE OPERATING FROM VARIOUS LOCATIONS AROUND “OCEAN COUNTY”. SOME OPERATIONS FROM THE LIGHTHOUSE PROPERTY MAY BE POSSIBLE AND WILL USE N2OB/LH WHICH WILL COUNT FOR WORKING THE LIGHTHOUSE AND IOTA NA-111. A NICE COLOR PHOTO QSL IS BEING PLANNED SHOWING THE RELIGHTING OF THE LIGHTHOUSE. QSL VIA N2OB (SASE REQUESTED) OR VIA BUREAU IS OK