Entries for the 2018 International Lighthouse Lightship Weekend, ILLW, are on schedule with 250 being listed so far. Continue reading
It has been a very interesting week in our journey towards this year’s International Lighthouse Lightship Weekend (ILLW) event, which is now only two and a half months away. Continue reading
The 20th year of the International Lighthouse and Lightship Weekend will be in August and so far it has 240 registrations with organisers ready for many more in the coming weeks.
In the lead for the premier fun-event is Germany on 48, followed by Australia 35, the USA 30, then comes England, The Netherlands, Scotland, South Africa and Sweden.
A new country is Serbia, where Alex YU1CA is at the Tamis River West Lighthouse overlooking the Danube River.
The Norwegian Radio Relay League club social weekend has the Lista Lighthouse LI5TA activation, while for Finland’s centenary of independence there’s OH1AM at the Kylmapihlaja Lighthouse.
Others registrations come from Argentina, Austria, Belgium, Brazil, Canada, Chile, Cyprus, Denmark, France, Gibraltar, Ireland, Italy, Malaysia, Mexico, New Zealand, Northern Ireland, Panama, Poland, Portugal, Puerto Rico, Switzerland and Wales.
Simple guidelines apply to the portable use of Amateur Radio from and immediately nearby historic lighthouses and lightships.
For all registrations on the International Lighthouse and Lightship Weekend August 19 and 20, along with past reports and general information, visit the website.
Jim Linton VK3PC
The International Lighthouse and Lightship Weekend will celebrate its 20 th year this August.
In West Malaysia, the Borneo Amateur Radio Club has Tinagat Lighthouse for its first time in the premier fun event and will sign 9M6SDX .
There are nearly 200 entries with Germany leading on 40, then Australia 25 and the USA 20.
The 30 countries so far including strong registrations from Canada, Holland and Sweden.
To register, see past reports or read the simple guidelines for the weekend of August 19 and 20, check out the dedicated website illw.net
Jim Linton VK3PC
Big Tignish/Judes Point Light – CAN036 Tignish Shore, Prince Edward Island – NA-029
September 23, 1800 UTC to September 25, 2100 UTC
The 19th annual International Lighthouse and Lightship Weekend is only days away with 420 registrations now and the organisers tip it will reach 500. Continue reading
The International Lighthouse and Lightship Weekend is on a little over a week away and the prestigious 400th registration goes to the Queenscliff White Lighthouse at the heads of Port Phillip Bay in Victoria, Australia. Continue reading
VY2PLH will activate ILLW CA0051 at Wood Islands, Prince Edward Island Canada, (N45 56.99 W62 44.76 FN85pw) from 0001 UTC 20th August 2016 to 2400 UTC 21st August 2016
ARLHS CAN535 – CAN536 – CAN537 – IOTA NA-029
The International Lighthouse and Lightship Weekend next month has more than 300 registrations so far from 35 countries. Continue reading
ILLW scores 100 registrations
The interesting Avery Point Lighthouse in the grounds of University of Connecticut, has been named as the 100th registration for the annual International Lighthouse and Lightship Weekend, to be held in August. Continue reading