CV5A – Flores Island 2013
South Radiogrupo activated Flores Island (CX-014 RGS / IOTA SA-030 / WLOTA LH-0528) during the 15th, 16th, 17th and August 18th 2013. Besides leaving the insular entity operating for IOTA ( Islands on the Air ) , it will do with its lighthouse (RGS CX-104 / ARLHS URU-001) as the activation period also coincides with theInternational Weekend Headlights (International Lighthouse Lightship Weekend, ILLW) . Broadcasts will be made with the CV5A indicative and shall be conducted on all bands (160 meters, the short wave, including WARC, and VHF) and in all modes. worth mentioning that this year our institution jointly and simultaneously also activated in Faro Punta Jose the indicative CW5X Ignacio, an operation which can be followed for specific website by clicking here .
As part of the horizon that provides the Rambla Montevideo, Flores Island (34 ° 56’50 “S / 55 ° 56’14” W) is located in the Río de la Plata midway between the coast and the Uruguayan Capital English bank. was located 21 miles southeast of Punta Carretas, to 18.5 southeast of Puerto del Buceo 11 and Barra de Carrascoinsular group is divided into three areas connected by levees and embankments that with the high tide separate and give the feeling of being independent territories together.
The Flores Island Lighthouse
The Flores Island Lighthouse is located on the coast of the Rio de la Plata, on the island that gives it its name. ‘s a circular tower masonry dome white radial stripes and red, white buildings at the foot. ‘s a construction Lusitanian typically early nineteenth century. Its base is ten feet in diameter and two meters with walls four inches thick. works as alert lighthouse marking the danger posed by the island and the bank contiguous for entry into the ports of Montevideo and Buenos Aires and now depends Marking Service of the Navy (SERBA).Indeed: Between Flores and English Bank is a channel 10 miles wide, and the lighthouse installed on the northern island of the neck mark dangerous. Once spotted, you can, approaching him, get rid of the bank.
South Radiogrupo activated Flores Island (CX-014 RGS / IOTA SA-030 / WLOTA LH-0528) during days 15, 16, 17 and August 18 next.Besides leaving the insular entity operating for IOTA-Islands on the Air ( http://www.rsgbiota.org/ ) will do with its lighthouse (RGS CX-104 / ARLHS URU-001) as the activation period also coincides with the International Weekend Headlights (International Lighthouse Lightship Weekend, ILLW) . Likewise, the operation is applicable to our permanent certificates Uruguay CICX-Islands (http://radiogruposur.org/?3, 1,0,0,0,0 ) and CFCX-Lighthouses of Uruguay ( http: / / radiogruposur.org /? 3,2,0,0,0,0 ) will Broadcasts with CV5A indicative and shall be conducted on all bands (160 meters, the short wave, including WARC, and VHF ) and in all modes. This is the fourth time that active South Radiogrupo Flores (http://radiogruposur.org/?2, 1,2,0,0,0 ),
QSL via CX2ABC
QSL via CX2ABC