AT5KLH on satellites from Kachchhigadh Lighthouse

AT5KLH ILLW August 18-21Rajesh Vagadia VU2EXP will be active on the FM satellites from Kachchhigadh Light House during August 18-21.

This will be second Light House of Gujarat state which will be activated after Veraval Light House (AT3VLH) was activated by Rajesh Vagadia VU2EXP & Sakshi Vagadia VU3EXP (father & daughter) in 2022.

Our Motive for AT5KLH Lighthouse Activation is to;

  • Spread awareness of Khachhigadh Lighthouse amongst students & public
  • Highlight the World class Shivrajpur Beach which is only Blue Flag awarded beach from Gujarat State
  • Aware about Lighthouse functioning
  • Highlight its importance in Maritime traffic
  • Understand it’s Heritage value
  • Show our gratitude to the Lighthouse keepers & administration
  • To give exposure of Amateur Radio to young generation
  • Enjoy Ham Radio Activity at the coast of Light House!

Operation Dates: 18th to 21st August, 2023

Grid Locator: ML42LH

HF Operating Bands: 40m, 20m, 15m, 10m

VHF Band: 145.500 MHz simplex

Modes: FM, SSB, Digital & Satellite

Radio: Icom IC-718, Icom IC-705, Kenwood TM-281A, Pair of HTs

Antenna: Fan Dipole for 40m, 20m, 15m

EFHW Antenna 40m – 10m

Satellite antenna: Arrow-II, Dual Band Yagi, IOio Antenna

More details will be published soon at
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Thank you 73

Rajesh P. Vagadia – VU2EXP
Rajkot – Gujarat – India

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