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Marine Notice No.36 of 2020

Proposed changes to Irish Coast Guard VHF working channels.

Notice to all Shipowners, Fishing Vessel Owners, Agents, Shipmasters, Skippers, Fishers, Yachtsmen and Seafarers.

Issued on 01/09/2020 by DTTS

As a result of amendments to transmitting frequencies in the VHF maritime mobile band which are harmonised internationally under the International Telecommunications Union (ITU), it is necessary for the Irish Coast Guard to make changes to the working channels currently used for communications with the public. This will involve the Irish Coast Guard upgrading radio equipment at a number of the VHF network remote locations prior to the channel changeover at each site.

While the dates are currently