Ham Radio in the News – Lighthouse Edition

Montage Lighthouse, Australia

The Hellenic Amateur Radio Association of Australia spent three nights on Montague Island to celebrate International Lighthouse and Lightship Weekend.

The weekend of August 20-21 was International Lighthouse Weekend, and as ham radio operators are wont to do, there were a number of special event stations set up at lightouses around the world. I worked three in the U.S. from the WA2HOM and one in Germany from here at my home station.

Here are some news stories about lighthouse operations in various places:

Ham radio at lighthouse (Crescent City, CA, USA)

Light banter hits the airwaves (Williamstown, Australia)

Calling the world from Montague Island on Lighthouse Weekend (Australia)

Calling the world from the lighthouse (Gibraltar)

 

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