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International Lighthouse Lightship Weekend at Fire Island Lighthouse

August 17, 9 amAugust 18, 4 pm.

On August 17 and 18, 2024, 9:00am -4:00pm, the Great South Bay Amateur Radio Club will be setting up two Amateur Radio (Ham Radio ) stations at the Fire Island  Lighthouse for International Lighthouse/Lightship Weekend.

This is an annual event where Ham Radio operators worldwide activate lighthouses for the purpose of communicating with other lighthouses and other radio operators throughout the world.  This event shows the need to restore and preserve lighthouses as a part of maritime history and inform the public about the use of Amateur Radio communications.   More info call 631-358-5463 or www.gsbarc.org.


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