Sending a message to the world

Limerick Radio Club (l to r) Harry O' Loughlin and Simon Kenny pictured at the base of Loop Head lighthouse as part of the International Lighthouse & Lightship Weekend

Ham radio operators operating out of Loop Head Lighthouse in Ireland made 923 contacts with counterparts in 49 other countries as part of the International Lighthouse & Lightship Weekend (ILLW) over the weekend of the 15th to 16th August.

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