LIGHTHOUSES ON THE AIR 2019

Link to event website-  ILLW

Special event callsign GB0CLH has been issued to MFARS for this event.

The club will be activating Covesea Skerries Lighthouse on 17/18th August 10:00 to 16:00 both days.

This is an International activity weekend so we expect to be making contacts around the world. If you have any interest in radio come and see us, visitors welcome.

 

Visitors will themselves be able to talk to radio amateurs around the world.

 The station will be located at the Covesea Skerries Lighthouse Lossiemouth, with the kind permission of the Covesea Lighthouse Community Company Ltd and will be operated by a team of club members. Operation will be mainly using the High Frequency Amateur Radio Bands.

The station is open to the public and is located within the lighthouse buildings, the lighthouse itself will be open Saturday morning from 10am to 11am for lighthouse visits. Adjacent is the new RAF and Fleet Air Arm Heritage Centre which will be open 11-4pm both days.

 

Access is via the Silver Sands Caravan Site entrance follow signs either to the Heritage centre or the lighthouse. There is a footpath linking them.

 

Update Friday 17:00

The station is set up and ready to go!

We will be on the HF bands depending on conditions but likely 80/40m  and VHF FM