1998-02 - Slyne Head

1998-02 - Slyne Head

Notices to Mariners

Slyne Head Lighthouse - Establishment of Radar Beacon

02 - 1998

Issue Date: 25 March 1998

Aid: Slyne Head Lighthouse

Area: West Coast of Ireland

The Commissioners of Irish Lights hereby give notice that on Friday 8th May 1998, a radar beacon will be established at Slyne Head Lighthouse (A6288) as follows:-

Frequency:
X/S Bands (3cm and 10cm)
Response Time:
Continuous: simultaneously active on both X and S bands for 9 seconds in every 30 seconds.
Azimuth Coverage:
360°
Range:
16 to 27 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 "T" Tango ( - )
Radar Response Length:
2 Nautical Miles


The geographical position of Slyne Head Lighthouse is:-

Latitude:
53° 24.0' N
Longitude:
10° 14.0' W

No further notice will be issued.

By Order, T. M. Boyd, Chief Executive