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Changes to the Irish Coast Guard VHF Working Channels

Changes to the Irish Coast Guard VHF Working Channels


Marine Notice No. 61 of 2020: “Changes to Irish Coast Guard VHF working channels

The Irish Coast Guard has upgraded radio equipment at a numberof the VHF ne6twork remote locations in recent months. Following these upgrades, the new working channels are now in operation.

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  • Howth Hts Dublin Coast Guard CH83 CH03
  • Rosslare Hts Rosslare Coast Guard CH23 CH05
  • Mine Hd Hts Mine Head Coast Guard CH83 CH03
  • Cork Hts Cork Coast Guard CH26 CH02
  • Bantry Hts Bantry Coast Guard CH23 CH05
  • Valentia Hts Valentia Coast Guard CH24 CH62
  • Shannon Hts Shannon Coast Guard CH28 CH64
  • Belmullet Hts Belmullet Coast Guard CH83 CH63
  • Clifden Hts Clifden Coast Guard CH26 CH03
  • Malin Hd Hts Malin Head Coast Guard CH23 CH05
  • Scalp Mountain Malin Head Coast Guard CH85 CH01
  • Glen Hd Hts Glen Head Coast Guard CH24 CH03

Hts = High Transmission site

  • Carlingford Carlingford Coast Guard Radio CH04 No Change
  • Wicklow Wicklow Coast Guard Radio CH02 No Change
  • Mizen Head Mizen Head Coast Guard Radio CH04 No Change
  • Galway Galway Coast Guard Radio CH04 No Change
  • Clew Bay Clew Bay Coast Guard Radio CH05 No Change
  • Donegal Bay Donegal Bay Coast Guard Radio CH02 No Change
  • Lough Ree Lough Ree Coast Guard Radio CH62 No Change
  • Lough Derg Lough Derg Coast Guard Radio CH61 No Change

Note: Channel 16 is not affected by these changes. Channel 67 is also available when
required but may not be actively monitored at all times.