06 - 1996
Maidens Lighthouse - Establishment of Radar Beacon
Name of the Aid: Maidens Lighthouse
23 January 1996
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:
X/S Bands (3cm and 10cm)
Simultaneously active on both X and S bands for 9 seconds in every 30 seconds.
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.
Morse "M" (--)
|Radar Response Length:||
4 nautical miles
The geographical position of Maidens Lighthouse is:
No further notice will be given.
By Order, T.M.Boyd, Chief Executive.
Mariners are invited to contact the Marine Department, Commissioners of Irish Lights to comment on any aspect of the Aids to Navigation Service or on hazards to navigation around the coast of Ireland.