1998-03 - Bull Rock Lighthouse

1998-03 - Bull Rock Lighthouse

Notices to Mariners

Bull Rock Lighthouse - Establishment of Radar Beacon

03 - 1998

Issue Date: 26 March 1998

Aid: Bull Rock Lighthouse

Area: South West Coast of Ireland

The Commissioners of Irish Lights hereby give notice that on Friday 15th May 1998, a radar beacon will be established at Bull Rock Lighthouse (A6430) 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 "N" November (- ·)
Radar Response Length:
2 Nautical Miles


The geographical position of Bull Rock Lighthouse is:-

Latitude:
51° 35.5' N
Longitude:
10° 18.1' W

The Racon at Mizen Head (A6448) will be discontinued co-incident with the establishment of the Racon at Bull Rock. The geographical position of Mizen Head Lighthouse is:

Latitude:
51° 26.9' N
Longitude:
09° 49.2' W

No further notice will be issued.

By Order, T. M. Boyd, Chief Executive