34RC/S008 Lobos isl.

Lobos island

Where is Lobos isl. ?

Lobos island is a small island of the Canary Islands (Spain) located just 2 kilometres (1 mile) north of the island of Fuerteventura. Politically it belongs to the municipality of La Oliva on the island of Fuerteventura. It has an area of 4.68 square kilometres (1.8 sq mi). It has been a nature reserve (Parque Natural del Islote de Lobos) since 1982.

Lobos island location

The island is accessible to tourists via a short ferry ride from Corralejo, in the north of Fuerteventura. It has day facilities and weekend homes of local fishermen. At the northeastern end of the island is the Punta Martiño Lighthouse, the lighthouse keeper and his family were the last permanent inhabitants of Lobos, until the light was automated in the 1960s. 


Lobos Island, like the rest of the Canary Islands, is a volcanic island. Its age is estimated between 6,000 and 8,000 years. The highest point is on the island’s volcanic caldera, Montaña La Caldera, 127 metres (417 feet) above sea level. The island includes a small lake, but the low rainfall creates an arid landscape.
Ferry-Naviera-nortour-isla-de-Lobos-Corralejo                 Punta-Martino-Lighthouse-Isla-de-Lobos-Fuerteventura

About radio activity, this island was on air by differents radio DX groups, last activity was by our group in may 2016 by Paco (34RC213). 


This time, Paco will be active with 2 others friends : Suso (34RC011 RC Canary isl. coordinator) and Antonio (34RC555 also 30RC555). 

This second RC activity from Lobos island will be on air : 20 to 22 april 2018, QSL will be available via the QSL Manager Suso (34RC011)

We remember you this activation is also valid to the 2018 RC Challenge and the RC 30th years Challenge.

We wish a good activity to our team !