Ken Eaton GW1FKY reports the Barry Amateur Radio Society will be active on the amateur radio satellites during International Lighthouse Lightship Weekend August 20-21.
The Barry Amateur Radio Society will be operating from a twin pair of lighthouses located at Nash Point situated on the coast of the Bristol Channel – South Wales.
We will be active from approx. 0700-1600 GMT.
In addition to operating on the HF and VHF bands I also plan to set up my portable satellite equipment for operation and contacts during suitable passes.
Callsign/Lighthouse as follows:
GC6BRC – Lighthouse (High) Ref: UK0071
GC4BRS – Lighthouse (Low) Ref: UK0072
Locator Ref: IO81FJ
QSL Manager: MW0DHF (Philip King)
International Lighthouse Lightship Weekend – ILLW http://illw.net/
A popular antenna for satellite working is the Elk 2m/70cms Log Periodic available in the AMSAT-UK shop at http://shop.amsat-uk.org/ELK_2m70cms_Log_Periodic_Antenna/p3815740_15628555.aspx