Notice To Mariners

Region D


14/2012 D3 Nab Tower

 

NOTICE TO MARINERS

No.14/12 D3

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SOUTH COAST OF ENGLAND

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NAB TOWER LIGHTHOUSE (ALL Vol.A.0780)

Latitude 50° 40’.075N., Longitude 000° 57’.155W

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The refurbishment of the Nab Tower Lighthouse is due to commence on or about 10th March, 2012, when it will be necessary to temporarily discontinue all the aids to navigation exhibited from the lighthouse.

 

During the planned works the Lighthouse will be temporarily marked as follows:-

 

1.         Station            : Nab East Lighted Buoy.

 

Position           : Latitude 50° 40’.018N., Longitude 000° 56’.963W.

 

Characteristics            : Pillar: Black above Yellow above Black: VQ(3) 5 seconds:

                           E. Cardinal Topmark: Racon as follows:-

 

   Type                         : Agile Frequency

                           Code                         : Morse 'T'

                                       Nominal Range        : 10 miles

                                       Frequency                : X band 9320 MHz to 9500 MHz

                                                                           S band 2920 MHz to 3100 MHz

                                               

                                       Display Period         : On     20 seconds

                                                                        : Off    40 seconds

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                                                                          Total 60 seconds

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2.         Station            : Nab West Lighted Buoy.

 

Position           : Latitude 50° 40’.132N., Longitude 000° 57’.347W.

 

Characteristics            : Pillar: Yellow above Black above Yellow: VQ(9) 10 seconds:

                           W. Cardinal Topmark.       

 

Trinity House Notice to Mariners 50/2011 D12 dated 28th December, 2011, previously refers.

 

No further notice will be given.

 

By Order,

 

Captain R.H. Barker,

 

Director of Navigational Requirements,

 

Trinity House,

London. EC3N 4DH

9th February, 2012.

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