Marine workers and sailors are being advised to note a VHF working channel change for Malin Head Coast Guard.
Malin Head Coast Guard Radio is moving its public communications from VHF Channel 23 to Channel 05.
The change takes effect from today, Wednesday 11th November.
Channel 16 is not changing and will remain available in all locations for distress, safety, and calling.
The changeover is part of radio equipment upgrades at a number of remote sites.
The remaining sites of Carlingford, Wicklow, Mizen Head, Galway, Clew Bay, Donegal Bay, Galley Head, Lough Ree and Lough Derg will retain their currently assigned channel.
More information is available at: https://www.gov.ie/pdf/?file=https://assets.gov.ie/89830/cc4f0951-7077-40eb-8eee-ce9ba4fde0d8.pdf&fbclid=IwAR0Wm9wNtALnpx_mU-AJwB3fl0QOnMvXlhLv5XMMVlvY5ksckuB4J9RbdwETags: