The Ticonderoga Transmissions is the quarterly newsletter of the USS Ticonderoga. It contains information on ship activities, new members, rank advancements, commendations, crew and actor birthdays, crew profiles and articles and art related to Star Trek/SF and much more. It also can be used as a reference guide to help with Trek Trivia and answers to ADVOT courses.
With the revamp of the Ticonderoga Transmissions we will now be releasing the newsletter in a PDF format viewable on any computer system with Adobe. The online version will be free, those wishing printed versions should contact the Chief of Communications, Lt. Erica Stark. Lt. Stark is collecting submissions and coordinating the distribution of the newsletter if you would like to have it emailed to you. She can be reached at Newsletter@USSTiconderoga.org This is also the email address to submit items for the Promenade Classified section.
We welcome newsletter exchanges with other clubs and organizations. Details can be arranged by email at info@USSTiconderoga.org
Submissions for stories, articles and artwork are always requested. Please send submissions to the Ticonderoga Transmissions Editor at Newsletter@USSTiconderoga.org or you can also turn in submissions to your Department Chief or the Executive Officer. The due dates for each quarter is as follows:
|SPRING ISSUE||SUMMER ISSUE||AUTUMN ISSUE||WINTER ISSUE|
|MARCH 1ST||JUNE 1ST||SEPTEMBER 1ST||DECEMBER 1ST|
If you have ideas to submit for these features feel free to contact the editor or your Department Chief.
Activity Calendar: Upcoming Events
Away Team: Convention reports and news of upcoming conventions
Ask the Command Staff: Questions from the crew submitted on duty reports
Cadet Corner: Fun items for the younger Ticonderoga Crewmembers
Collector’s Corner: Information on various Star Trek collectables obtained by the crew
Contact Information: Information on contacting leaders on the USS Ticonderoga
Crewman Number Six: Highlighting a member of the crew
Dabo: A contest presented in each issue
Data’s Joke Shop: Favorite jokes submitted by the crew
Drafting Room Number Five: A look at Starships and Technology on Star Trek
Fleet News: Information on what is happening in the Seventh Fleet
Garak’s Tailor Shop: Costuming tips and articles
Log Entry: Words of Wisdom from the Commanding Officer, XO and Editor
Mission Logs: Collective stories by the Ticonderoga crew
Now Hear This: Ticonderoga Announcements
Promenade: Classified Adds in the newsletter (See above for submission information)
Q Who?: Advice on creating characters and personas
Quote of the Month: A Star Trek quote that stands out and inspires us
Spider Under The Table Report: Random Quotes from the crew during different activities and meetings
The Holodeck: Articles on non-Star Trek items (Lord of the Rings, Star Wars, etc.)
To The Stars: Profiling an Actor or behind the scenes person from the Star Trek series
Tributes: Dedicated to those who have passed onto the Undiscovered Country
Plus original articles, reprinted articles and fan art and anything else that you would like to submit.
We are now in the process of converting previous issues of the Ticonderoga Transmission and The Runabout Report (our Chapter in Training newsletter) into the PDF format. When they are uploaded we will post the links here.
SEPTEMBER 2014 (PDF Format, Size 3.9 MB)
The Ticonderoga Transmissions is a non-profit newsletter published as a means of communication between Star Trek fandom.
It does not intend to infringe upon any rights.
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