November 29, 2023

This Week in Amateur Radio

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Via Southgate: Lighthouse weekend imminent

This coming weekend, 20-21 August, is a great opportunity to chat to a lighthouse and work some rare DX.

There will be over 350 lighthouses on the air in over 40 countries. Germany has 70 registered, USA 41, Australia 38, England 19. Some smaller countries with 1 entry are Canary Islands, Cyprus, Gibraltar, Iceland, Isle of Man, Latvia, Malta.

As this will be the 25th anniversary for the International Lighthouse Lightship Weekend, one of our Indian supporters has organised a set of first day cover postage stamps to be printed.

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