Tuesday, July 14, 2015

International Lighthouse Lightship Weekend - August 15-16

INTERNATIONAL LIGHTHOUSE LIGHTSHIP WEEKEND
by Dave Timmons, W2DST

Once again we have received permission to operate station K2R from the grounds of the Charlotte-Genesee Lighthouse, Rochester N.Y. for the 2015 event.


International Lighthouse Lightship Weekend

AN ANNUAL AMATEUR RADIO WEEKEND EVENT.
FOUNDED IN 1995 BY TWO MEMBERS OF THE AYR AMATEUR RADIO GROUP, (AARG), SCOTLAND, AND HELD ON THE THIRD FULL WEEKEND IN AUGUST.
15-16 August 2015 - Duration 48 hours from 0001 UTC 15.8.2015

During last year's event the station was operated by Tim Brown WB2PAY, Laura Enders KD2BEA and Dave Timmons W2DST. We had several visitors and made 125 contacts in 23 states and 4 countries. We contacted 21 lighthouses and 1 lightship.

If interested in participating this year please contact Dave Timmons W2DST at W2DST@arrl.net. Operating hours will generally be from 11 AM to 5 PM both days.

Links:
ILLW - http://illw.net/
Charlotte-Genesee Lighthouse - http://www.geneseelighthouse.org/

*borrowed from the June RARA RAG newsletter

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