ILLW 2018 activity from Latvian lighthouses

ILLW 17-19.07.2018 planned activity from Latvian lighthouses:
1. Akmeņrags Lighthouse (ILLW LV0007) - YL3HE, YL2DC, YL2BK, YL3GY, YL3FK.
2. Mērsrags Lighthouse (ILLW LV0008) - YL3BU.
3. Mikeļbaka Lighthouse (ILLW LV0001) - YL2GC, YL3DJ, YL3FO, YL3ES and YL3GED.

"ILLW wrapup" by Kevin VK2CE on the Amateur Radio News site Southgatearc.org

 

1.Aivars YL3HE, Rimas YL2DC, Vlad YL2BK, Miks YL3GY, Hanz YL3JD and Vitaly YL3FK plan to be active from Akmeņrags lighthouse:

  • ILLW nr.: LV0007 (new one for ILLW! )
  • ARLHS nr.: LAT 002
  • QTH locator : KO06MT
  • Coordinates: Longitude : 21.05757 E (21° 3' 27'' E), Latitude : 56.83192 N (56° 49' 55'' N)
  • Google maps link

Akmanrags lighthouse

Akmeņrags lighthouse photo report:

 

2.Alex YL3BU plan to be active from Mērsrags Lighthouse:

  • ILLW nr. LV0008 (new one for ILLW! )
  • ARLHS nr.: LAT 009
  • QTH locator: KO17NI
  • Coordinates: Longitude: 23.11986 E (23° 7' 12'' E), latitude : 57.36585 N (57° 21' 57'' N)
  • Google maps link
  • YL3BU setup: TS-480SAT (100 W) to 54 m long doublet 8 ... 13 m. above the ground with balanced feeder.
  • 257 QSO was worked from Mērsrags lighthouse.

Mērsrags Lighthouse

Mērsrags lighthouse photo report:

 

3.Vlad YL2GC, Yuri YL3DJ, Alex YL3FO, Dmitry YL3ES and Andris YL3GED plan to be active* from Mikeļbaka lighthouse:

  • ILLW nr.: LV0001
  • ARLHS nr.: LAT-010
  • QTH locator : KO07XO
  • Coordinates: Longitude : 21.97433 E (21° 58' 28'' E), Latitude : 57.59967 N (57° 35' 59'' N)
  • Google maps link

* Mostly for working in SARTG WW RTTY Contest, however ILLW activity also is possible in the 8h time intervals between RTTY rounds :)

Miķeļbāka (Miķeļtornis) / Mikelbaka lighthouse. Author Alvals.

Mikeļbaka lighthouse photo report:

 

Links:

  1. International Lighthouse Lightship Weekend - ILLW
  2. Amateur Radio Lighthouse Society - ARLHS
  3. Mērsrags Lighthouse (Wikipedia)
  4. Akmenrags Lighthouse (Wikipedia)
  5. Ovisi Lighthouse (Wikipedia)
  6. Miķeļbāka (Wikipedia)
  7. Debutante lighthouses for ILLW
  8. Ventspils Freeport
  9. Latvian amateur radio league - LRAL
  10. Bakas.lv

 

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