COAST RADIO STATIONS

This page is not intended to give a comprehensive history of the short/medium range service but brief details are included. 


Further details will be added in due course.


For further information the following websites are recommended:


http://www.coastalradio.org.uk


http://www.maritimeradio.pro/



LAND'S END RADIO/GLD

Opened 1901 as Lizard Radio.


Transferred to Lands End in 1913.


MF 500 kHz watch closed 31 December 1997.


Station closed 30th June 2000.

NITON RADIO/GNI

GPO took over existing Marconi station in 1909 and installed a new station at Niton Undercliff in 1913.


Site purchased by GPO in 1951.


MF R/T installed in 1947.


W/T and most MF R/T services ceased in May 1997.


NAVTEX services still operational, operated by the MCA.

NORTH FORELAND RADIO/GNF

UNDER CONSTRUCTION

HUMBER RADIO/GKZ

Station opened in December 1927 replacing Grimsby Radio.


R/T Service opened in 1937.


Distress watch ceased in 1987.


Station closed 30th June 2000.


CULLERCOATS RADIO/GCC

NAVTEX services still operational, operated by the MCA.

STONEHAVEN RADIO/GND

UNDER CONSTRUCTION

WICK RADIO/GKR

UNDER CONSTRUCTION

OBAN RADIO/GNE

Opened in 1949 to provide coverage for the W Coast of Scotland.


Station closed in 1982.

ANGLESEY RADIO/GLV

Opened 1960.


Closed 1986.

ILFRACOMBE RADIO/GIL

Closed 1986.

PORTPATRICK RADIO/GPK

NAVTEX services still operational, operated by the MCA.