Trinidad and Tobago Lighthouse Joins Ham Radio Event

The historic Toco Lighthouse at Point Galera on Trinidad's northeast Coast is a new country for the International Lighthouse and Lightship Weekend held on the third weekend of August.

The site first began as ship navigation in 1897, with it being recently being refurbished into a centre for tourism and community activity.

The site, registered by Tony Sandy 9Z4A has had its lantern was removed - the structure and surrounds have become a key feature amid the spectacular flora and fauna.

Currently there are 130 registrations have been received from 24 countries for the International Lighthouse and Lightship Weekend.

Germany remains in the lead with 30, Australia 20, and the USA with 15, followed by England, Scotland and Holland.

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