International Lighthouse and
Lightship weekend 2018
The Elmira Amateur Radio Club
and Inverhuron Ham Radio Club
18th and 19th August 2018
Pictures courtesy of Carol VE3IYY, Barry VE3ISX and Marvin VE3VCG
The Point Clark lighthouse is located 18 kilometres south of Kincardine
and 35 kilometres north of Goderich, Ontario.
The newly restored Point Clark Lighthouse
#CA0011 attracts a lot of public attention.
Paul VA3PDC setting up antennae for event.
Group shot of veryone attending Point Clark
Al VA3TET operating the ONTARS net at 8 am Saturday morning
The G5RV hung from a tree to the tip of the lighthouse.
Al VE3AUS with Ken VE3KCY and Barry VE3ISX
Tracy VA3TGY with hubby Jason VE3JVG
Central operations with Barry VE3ISX operating the ONTARS net Saturday
Brian VA3DXK operating 6 meters with Al VA3AUS Paul VA3PDC
and Bruce VE3QB with Percy VE3TOT looking on.
Ted VE3TRQ with XYL Sandy enjoying a perfect WX day.
Barry VE3ISX and XYL Judy
Brian's 6 meter array
Barry VE3ISX with Dave VE3DJL Carol VE3IYY's hubby on the 4 wheeler
Gravestone of departed Gord VE3DBP at the Point Clark
Gord VE3DBP (sk) old QTH
Gord VE3DBP (sk) new building under construction..new ownership
Beautiful scenery all around the lighthouse at Point
Ted VE3JFI/VA3BT with Bruce VE3EAR and "K9DOG"
Brian VA3DXK busy on 6meters with Dan KB6NU working the Elecraft KX3
Bill VA3QB with Bruce VE3QB
Carol VE3IYY, Marvin VE3VCG, Alicia VE3KGZ with Judy (VE3ISX XYL)
and Justin VA3AQZ son of Alica and Rob VE3PCP (Inverhuron ARC)
Dan VA3SQD with XYL Anik running IC-7300
Bob VE3UTA from Hamilton visiting the event
Al VA3TET starts the warm up of the 4 pounds of choice mushrooms and onions
using generator....all AC mains busy with amateur activity!
VA3TET supervising preparations
while Tom VE3DXQ flips the burgers.
Are you hungry Paul?
Tom VE3DXQ and XYL Barb
Percy VA3TOT enjoying the afternoon...
Amazing what some folks will do when pretty girls show up...
Representatives from the local area
Alicia VA3KGZ joins the Point Clark group for a lunch
from Kincardine Lighthouse.
Kindardine Lighthouse presentation VE3IHR
Kindcardine Light Downtown
The business end G5RV strung up for operations.
Rob VE3PCP at the Kincardine Light controls
From left to right:
Fred Gibson VE3KHQ, Bob West VE3PCW, Val West VE3VAL, Doug Hall VE3WRF,
Justin Noakes VA3AQZ, Alicia Noakes VA3KGZ.
After a hard day of ham radio, friendships and BBQ
24 of the group end up at:
Kincardine for some pub grub and "holy water"
Al VA3TET with visitor Dan KB6NU and Paul VA3PDC
Joan XYL of Al VA3TET
Jason VE3JVG Dennis VE3UTN and Frank VA3FJM
VA3TGY Tracy with Anik gathered at Boston
Alicia Rob and Justin from the Kincardine Light ordering dinner.
Carol VE3IYY with Judy XYL Barry VE3ISX
Dave VE3DJL with Barry VE3ISX
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