Explore the history of 20th Century maritime radio and innovative advances in science and technology.

Sunday & Tuesday 1-4PM

Wednesday - Saturday 10AM - 4PM 

Closed Monday

Questions? Call 508-945-8889

e-mail Info@ChathamMarconi.org 

In April 1921, the Radio Corporation of America established its flagship marine radio station WCC in Chatham, Massachusetts, on Cape Cod.


Chatham Radio / WCC was the largest US coastal station, renowned among mariners around the world for most of the 20th century.

Join us this season as we celebrate the centennial of WCC.

Virtual programs are free for

Chatham Marconi Maritime Center members. Save the dates! 


July 8

"Feathers vs Radio:

How Homing Pigeions Bested Marconi"

Elizabeth G. Macalaster, Author

"War Pigeons: Winged Couriers in the U.S. Military"

July 22

"Bridge Ship Technology: Safety, Operations and Security"

Dr. James Fitzpatrick 

Lt. K DeCicco

Massachusetts Maritime Academy

July 29

"Chatham and her Sister Stations Across America"

Fred Carl, founder

InfoAge Museum, New Jersey

August 12

Osprey in Flight

Mark Faherty, Science Coordinator

Mass Audubon's Wellfleet Bay Wildlife Sanctuary

August 26

"SARSAT: Satellites to the Rescue"

Lane P. Carter

Deputy, U.S. Coast Guard SARSAT Program

First Coast Guard District

Command Center Supervisor

November 4

"Point to Point"

Paul M Hawkins, Author: "Point to Point"

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Informative Panel on Antenna Trail

Engaging, skillful STEM educator needed for our innovative TechSmart program,which returns to local schools for the next school year. Teaching experience and STEM subject knowledge essential.  Click here...

Summer STEM

Learning on the Lawn


Hands-on family STEM activities return to Chatham Marconi's

front lawn this summer. The popular program curious children and explore science together.

Our Partners

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