The Lobster Cove Head Lighthouse VO1OK, in Gros Morne National Park Newfoundland Canada, is the milestone 300 registration in this year’s International Lighthouse and Lightship Weekend held on August 19-20.
The Project Amelia Earhart flight had a troublesome fuel pump causing its return to Hamilton New Zealand. Brian Lloyd WB6RQN had spent a week in New Zealand to rest and have the aircraft’s HF ham radio and a magneto fixed.
For a long time it has been known that at certain microwave frequencies rain or cloud droplets will absorb radiation or attenuate the radio path. Now this absorption may have a new application in reporting rainfall.
The around the world Project Earhart flight has left Sydney to cross the Tasman Sea to New Zealand. Pilot and radio amateur Brian Lloyd WB6RQN, 62 of Texas, is marking the flight by Amelia Earhart 80 years ago.