AT SATERDAY JUNE 30th 2007
FROM THE NOORDWIJK LIGHTHOUSE
THE 2010 INTERNATIONAL LIGHTHOUSE AND LIGHTSHIP WEEKEND WILL BE HELD
ON 21 & 22 AUGUST
AN ANNUAL AMATEUR RADIO EVENT.
The International Lighthouse/Lightship Weekend came into being from the
Scottish Northern Lighthouses award weekend. Over the past 7 years it has grown to over
370 lighthouses in some 51 countries around the world participating in the event.
The event is always held on the 3rd full weekend in August starting at 0001 UTC on Saturday and finishing at 2359 UTC on Sunday. It also now coincides on the Sunday with the International Lighthouse Day which is an event organised by the International Association of Lighthouse keepers wherby as many world lighthouses will be open to the public for the day.
The basic objective of the event is to promote public awareness of lighthouses and lightships
and their need for preservation and restoration, to promote amateur radio
and to foster International goodwill.
The 2002 video you can watch at Google-video
Watch 2009 video1 and video2
Pictures can be seen at: Picasaweb
FOR MORE DETAILS SEE:
http://illw.net and http://www.veronleiden.nl
Details "Dutch Lighthouse Award" see: http://www.qsl.net/pi4alk/rulesaward.html
Tourist Information: http://www.noordwijk.nl