Ham Radio Station on Lilac

The Lilac is located on the north side of Pier 25 at N. Moore Street.

Coast Guard Auxiliary Radio Day & 
79th Anniversary Celebration

The Lower Manhattan Flotilla of the Auxiliary will install a ham radio station on the retired U.S. Coast Guard Cutter LILAC on Pier 25 that will be open to the public on Saturday, Oct. 20, from 1 to 5 p.m. Learn about the importance of radio in maritime communications by observing operators send and receive messages as part of this nationwide Radio Day.

Auxiliarists will be on hand to discuss their work and provide information on recreational boating safety, a key part of their mission to support the Coast Guard.

Volunteers will also be available to give free tours of the ship.