Lighthouse Event – ILLW

lh14The St. Augustine Amateur Radio Society will be participating in the International Lighthouse Lightship Weekend (ILLW). This is a 48-hour operational event with focus on contacting as many other lighthouses as possible as well as making contacts with other amateur stations. The official kickoff time is 8:01PM (0001 UTC) on Friday evening August 14th, 2015. We will operate for a full 48-hours and complete our objective at 8:00PM (0000 UTC) on Sunday evening August 16th, 2015.

Please plan to assist. WE NEED YOUR HELP! Contact us with your preferred time slot by clicking the contact button on this web page. Just tell us when you can help out.

ILLW2002It is also very important that all members and friends of SAARS attend the August 4th, 2015 meeting at the Main Branch of the St. Johns County Library located on Ponce de Leon Blvd. Our program will be a speaker from the St. Augustine Lighthouse with tips that will come in handy during our event. You can also sign up to operate at the meeting.


Lighthouse Event – ILLW — 5 Comments

  1. Hey Doug. Just want to confirm, Linda & I will come help with setup Friday, 8/14 from 4:00 – 6:00 pm…

    K1FTR – Doug

  2. Please look at the sign up sheet. Click the events tab and then the ILLW sign up tab. Pick a time to operate that works best for you; and then click the contact us tab on the home page and send your operating availability to us.

  3. Doug I will be at the light houseFriday to help with the set up.  I'm working both Sat and Sun so not sure what time I can be there on those days

  4. Doug, Herman, Rick and all the gang great work on a very successful lighthouse event. Good for the club and the community

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