Mike Rioux, W1USN and Bob Reiser, AA1M, will operate onboard the Lightship Nantucket on Sunday, August 19 as part of International Lightship/Lighthouse Weekend.
“Anyone who is interested in operating or just coming down to check the ship out is welcome. Bring friends if you like and we’ll give a tour,” says Bob.
If you need info or directions, email Bob, AA1M, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
International Lighthouse/Lightship Weekend (ILLW) began in 1998 as the Scottish Northern Lights Award sponsored by the Ayr Amateur Radio Group. ILLW is a popular Amateur Radio event that takes place on the third full weekend in August each year. It attracts over 500 lighthouse entries in over 40 countries.
[See also: “Historic Nantucket Lightship Beams“]