June 18, 2024

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Via Southgate: ILLW on track for 25th

200 entries have just clicked over for the 25 th anniversary of this popular fun event held every year on the 3 rd weekend in August.

Despite Covid 365 entrants registered last year down around 100 from the usual number. Germany, Australia, the USA and the UK have the most entries but it’s good to see entries from smaller countries such as Barbados, Cyprus, Isle of Man, Malta, Trinidad & Tobago.

Entrants are reminded that the objective of the weekend is to have fun and at the same time highlight the plight of lighthouses that suffer from lack of care and maintenance. Showing the public all about Ham radio is also a side benefit. Amassing heaps of contacts as in a contest is certainly discouraged.

Read more – Southgate Amateur Radio News RSS Feed http://www.southgatearc.org/news/2022/july/illw-on-track-for-25th.htm