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.

Bob   VE3IXX

Al VE3AUS   with Ken VE3KCY and Barry VE3ISX

Frank VA3FJM

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 cemetary.

Gord VE3DBP  (sk) old QTH

Gord VE3DBP  (sk)  new building under ownership

Beautiful scenery all around the lighthouse at Point Clark

  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!

Ahhh...those burgers....

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 Pizza.

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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