Stuart McIntosh

Maidenhead Grid square: IO75PW

WAB square: NS37

WAB book No: 20835

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By Stuart 2m0rot, Jul 10 2019 12:44AM

The annual lighthouse activation is nearly here again and yours truly shall be activating my local lighthouse for the 4th year in a row. My location on the 17-18th August will be the ''Perch'' lighthouse in Port Glasgow Ref: UK0200 and I'll be operating on 80, 40, 20 & 10 metre bands.

The weather has been very poor in all my previous activations so I'm hoping for a bit of a break this year..


All details are on the ILLW (international lighthouse lightship weekend) website HERE where you will see the scale of the event, it's a huge weekend in the amateur radio calander.


For anyone who has a QSO with my station there will be an eQSL available to email over.



73 for now



By Stuart 2m0rot, May 26 2016 02:38PM

Our first sota of the year was in late March 2016 to the Cobbler GM/SS-020. As you see from the pics it was a fair ole slog but as soon as we got to the summit the mist cleared right on cue. I only operated on 2 metres & 70 cms hand helds to keep the weight down but we got 4 summits to summits with 2 of them in Ireland.

This weekend 28th May we plan to activate it's neighbour (Beinn Narnain) so I'll post up a reort on that.


Tranceiver: Yaesu FT2D

Antenna: Homebrew flowerpot

Spare radio: Wouxun UV8D


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