WELCOME TO THE SONARSHACK
First Timers, please click on the selections in the "About Us" drop down menu to find answers to questions about the mission, history, our memorial page along with a list of current officers and directors of the National Sonar Association.
The "Information" section contains several links including registration forms for our annual reunions. Other pages for you to explore include the first "Ping Jockey" newsletter, Number 1 (July 1982) as well as all the succeeding publications under the members only section.
Dues are $20 annually. A free trial membership will be granted to qualified individuals. If you decide to become an annual member you may pay dues at any time prior to the expiration of your trial membership.
The searchable "Deck Log" area has postings dating back to 1998. Search by name of poster, ship name, hull number or other information to obtain postings that might be of interest.
Our "Pictures" section has some great shots of all the fun we have had at our recent reunions. The most recent Sonar Reunion was held in Portland, September 25 - 29, 2013
IMPORTANT! The "Members Area" requires a password for access. Your application will be reviewed prior to granting access. After you receive notice of approval, you should request a temporary password by submitting your email address and clicking on "forgotten password". The temporary password will allow access to your member record for editing and choosing a password of your choice.
The members area contains our membership directory and scanned and digital copies of our newsletters (in pdf format) dating back to 1982.
This website is devoted to maintaining the importance of the great Sonar Rating for all those who have served in the past, those serving now, and most of all for those who will serve in the future.
Take advantage of our Six Month FREE TRIAL membership offer.
More INFO? Contact John Bedford
Remember: "PING JOCKEYS DON'T LOSE CONTACT"
The Ping Jockey
The early years (1982-1998) of "The Ping Jockey" newsletter are now available in the password protected members only section.
Pay Your Dues Online Now!
NSA is now offering you the option of paying your dues online with a credit card. NSA is using the ultra-secure PayPal Checkout to process your dues payments. Simply click the button below to pay.