1996-06 - Maidens Lighthouse

1996-06 - Maidens Lighthouse

Notices to Mariners

Maidens Lighthouse - Establishment of Radar Beacon

06 - 1996

Issue Date: 23 January 1996

Aid: Maidens Lighthouse

Area: North East Coast of Ireland

The Commissioners of Irish Lights hereby give notice that on Wednesday, 27th March 1996, a radar beacon will be established at Maidens Lighthouse (A6042) as follows:

Frequency:
X/S Bands (3cm and 10cm)
Response Time:
Simultaneously active on both X and S bands for 9 seconds in every 30 seconds.
Azimuth Coverage:
360°
Range:
11 to 21 nautical miles

Range will vary depending on ships radar transmitter power and scanner height. These are theoretical maximum ranges and allowance should be made for weather conditions and the condition of the radar equipment.

Code Identification:
Morse "M" (--)
Radar Response Length:
4 nautical miles

The geographical position of Maidens Lighthouse is:

Latitude:
54°55.7' North
Longitude:
05°43.6' West

No further notice will be given.

By Order, T.M.Boyd, Chief Executive.