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Algerian Amateur Radio Union (ARU) Light House Special Event Aug 17th To Dec 15th 2016

 

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Algerian Amateur Radio Union (ARU) Light
House Special Event Aug 17th To Dec 15th 2016

7X5ARU Members Will Start Operating From Deferent Light House
Locations On The Shores Of The Mediterranean Sea .

The Special Issue Call Signs Are Listed Below With Dates Of
Operation And Grid Locators.

7Y9LI   Cap Ivi (Cap
Ouillis) Lighthouse  ALG013  Grid:
JM06cc Aug. 17th To Aug. 22nd 2016 

Cap Ivi Lighthouse | Scott 1580, Mi 1715, SG ?, WADP DZ004.13 | 27 Feb 2013

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Cap Ivi (Cap Ouillis)

1898. Active; focal plane 118 m (387 ft); white flash every 5
s. 18 m (59 ft) octagonal stucco-clad masonry tower with lantern and castellated
gallery, rising from a 2-story keeper’s house. The lighthouse is painted yellow
with brown trim; the lantern roof is black. A photo is at right, a 2008 closeup photo is
available, Malek Ressam has a distant view,
and Google has a satellite
view
. Located on a headland about 25 km (15 mi) northeast of Mostaganem.
Site open, tower closed. ARLHS ALG-013; Admiralty E6658; NGA 22520.

7X9GH Cap Ténès Lighthouse
ALG018 Grid: JM06qn
Sept. 21st To Sept. 26th 2016
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1865. Active; focal plane 89 m (292 ft); two white flashes every 10 s. 31 m
(102 ft) square cylindrical stone tower with lantern and gallery, rising
from the front of a 2-story stone keeper’s house. Lighthouse painted white,
lantern dark green. Kamel Lebtahi’s photo is at right, Malek Ressam has a
great 
photo,
a 2008 
photo is
available, Lightphotos.net has a 
viewby
Ghalem Arsalan, Forand has a historic 
postcard
view
,
and Google has a good 
satellite
view
.
Located on a headland about 8 km (5 mi) northeast of Ténès. Site open, tower
closed. ARLHS ALG-018; Admiralty E6646; NGA 22488.


7X9TH Ras Afia Light House
ALG029 Grid: JM26ut
Oct. 19th To Oct. 24th 2016
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Ra’s Afia (Grand Phare de Jijel)1871. Active; focal plane 43 m (141 ft); red flash every 5 s. 14 m (46 ft)
octagonal tower with lantern and gallery, attached to the front of a 2-story
keeper’s house. Lighthouse painted white; lantern is red. A 2013 photo is at
right, Naim Hallal has a 2011 photo,
Malek Ressam has a closeup photo,
a distant photo is
available, Abdelmalek Benidir has posted a good photo,
a page
of photos
 is available,
Rachid Merzougui has a 2008 photo,
Huelse has a historic postcard
view
, Forand has a second postcard
view
, and Google has a good satellite
view
. This well-known and often-photographed lighthouse is at the end of
a sharp peninsula a short distance off the coastal N43 highway about 8 km (5
mi) west of Jijel. Site open, tower closed. ARLHS ALG-029; Admiralty E6558;
NGA 22308.

7X9OU Cap Fer Marsa
Lighthouse(
Pointe
Columbi (El Marsa)
)
ALG011 Grid:
JM37nc Nov. 15th To Nov. 21st 2016

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Date unknown. Active; focal plane 60 m (197 ft); three white flashes every 15 s.
29 m (95 ft) square cylindrical masonry tower with lantern and gallery, attached
to a 1-story keeper’s house. Malek Ressam has a 
photo and
a 
closeup,
Mosta Motard has a 
photo,
and Google has a good 
satellite
view
.
Located on a headland about 5 km (3 mi) northeast of El Marsa. Site status
unknown. ARLHS ALG-042; Admiralty E6656; NGA 22512.



7X9SE Cap Sigli Lighthouse
ALG016
Grid: JM26jv Dec. 7th To Dec. 15 2016

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1906. Active; focal plane 57 m (187 ft); white flash every 5 s. 25 m (82 ft)
octagonal cylindrical tower with lantern and gallery, attached to a 1-story
keeper’s house. Lighthouse painted white, lantern and gallery black. Malek
Ressam has a great photo,
Trabas has a closeup,
a 2008 photo is
available, Formad has a historic postcard
view
, and Bing has a satellite
view
. The lighthouse also carries an aviation beacon. Located on a headland
about 50 km (30 mi) west northwest of Béjaïa. The site is easily accessible from
the coast N24 highway. Site open, tower closed. ARLHS ALG-016; Admiralty E6578;
NGA 22336.

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