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    MSI Channels 

    From mid morning on Wednesday 6 September 2017 the channels used by HM Coastguard to broadcast Maritime Safety Information (MSI) and conduct radio medical advice will change. The Coastguard will no longer broadcast on VHF 23, 84 and 86 and will instead use VHF 62, 63 and 64. The use of VHF Channel 10 for MSI and pollution control (back up) is unchanged.

    MSI broadcasts are announced by the Coastguard on Channel 16 and this announcement enables the mariner to establish which channel to monitor to receive the broadcast.  However, the Maritime and Coastguard Agency has provided information about which aerial will broadcast on which channel and this can be found below.

    VHF MSI Aerials

    Holyhead MSI

    Holyhead MSI

    Abb.

    CH to 6 Sep 2017 09:59

    CH from 6 Sep 2017 10:00

    Great Orme

    GTO

    86

    64

    South Stack

    SST

    23

    63

    Moel Y Parc

    MYP

    23

    63

    Calbeck

    CAL

    23

    63

    Langthwaite

    LGW

    84

    62

    Snaefell

    SNA

    86

    64

    Humber MSI

    Humber MSI

    Abb.

    CH to 6 Sep 2017 09:59

    CH from 6 Sep 2017 10:00

    Newton

    NTN

    23

    63

    Boulby

    BOU

    23

    63

    Flamborough

    FLB

    23

    63

    Guys Head

    GHD

    23

    63

    Trimingham

    TRI

    23

    63

    Lowestoft

    LOW

    23

    63

    Mablethorpe

    MAB

    84

    62

    Cullercoats

    CUL

    86

    64

    Ravenscar

    RAV

    86

    64

    Easington

    EAS

    86

    64

    Langham

    LNG

    86

    64

    Caister

    CAI

    86

    64

    Milford Haven MSI

    Milford Haven MSI

    Abb.

    CH to 6 Sep 2017 09:59

    CH from 6 Sep 2017 10:00

    Dinas

    DIN

    86

    64

    Mumbles

    MUM

    86

    64

    Severn

    SEV

    86

    64

    Hartland

    HAR

    86

    64

    St. Anns

    ANN

    84

    62

    Blaenplwyf

    BLF

    84

    62

    Tenby

    TEN

    84

    62

    Combe Martin

    COM

    23

    63

    St. Hilary

    HIL

    23

    63

    Dover MSI

    Dover MSI

    Abb.

    CH to 6 Sep 2017 09:59

    CH from 6 Sep 2017 10:00

    Walton

    WAL

    23

    63

    Shoeburyness

    SHO

    23

    63

    Bawdsey

    BAW

    84

    62

    Bradwell

    BRA

    86

    64

    Langdon

    LAN

    86

    64

    Fairlight

    FLT

    84

    62

    Aberdeen MSI

    Aberdeen MSI

    Abb.

    CH to 6 Sep 2017 09:59

    CH from 6 Sep 2017 10:00

    Durness

    DUR

    23

    63

    Windy Head

    WIN

    23

    63

    Craigkelly

    CKY

    23

    63

    Inverbervie

    INV

    23

    63

    Noss Head

    NOS

    84

    62

    Fifeness

    FIF

    84

    62

    Gregness

    GRE

    86

    64

    St. Abbs Head

    STA

    86

    64

    Rosemarkie

    ROS

    86

    64

    Solent MSI

    Solent MSI

    Abb.

    CH to 6 Sep 2017 09:59

    CH from 6 Sep 2017 10:00

    Portland (Grove)

    POR

    23

    63

    Boniface Down

    BON

    23

    63

    Newhaven

    NEW

    86

    64

    Needles

    NEE

    86

    64

    Beer Head

    BEE

    86

    64

    Stornoway MSI

    Stornoway MSI

    Abb.

    CH to 6 Sep 2017 09:59

    CH from 6 Sep 2017 10:00

    Portnaguran

    PNG

    23

    63

    Clettraval

    CLE

    23

    63

    Drumfearn

    DRU

    23

    63

    Tiree

    TIR

    23

    63

    Forsnaval

    FOR

    84

    62

    Rodel

    ROD

    84

    62

    Glengorm

    GLE

    84

    62

    Melvaig

    MEL

    86

    64

    Arisaig

    ARI

    86

    64

    Butt of Lewis

    BUT

    10

    10

    Skriag

    SKR

    10

    10

    Barra

    BAR

    10

    10

    Torosay

    TOR

    10

    10

    Falmouth MSI

    Falmouth MSI

    Abb.

    CH to 6 Sep 2017 09:59

    CH from 6 Sep 2017 10:00

    Berry Head

    BHD

    23

    63

    Lizard

    LIZ

    23

    63

    East Prawle

    EPR

    84

    62

    Falmouth

    FAL

    84

    62

    Trevose

    TRE

    84

    62

    Isles of Scilly

    SCI

    86

    64

    Rame Head

    RAM

    86

    64

    Dartmouth

    DMT

    10

    10

    Fowey

    FOW

    10

    10

    Shetland MSI

    Shetland MSI

    Abb.

    CH to 6 Sep 2017 09:59

    CH from 6 Sep 2017 10:00

    Fitful

    FIT

    23

    63

    Saxavord

    SAX

    23

    63

    Shetland

    SHE

    84

    62

    Collafirth

    COL

    86

    64

    Wideford

    WID

    86

    64

    Belfast MSI

    Belfast MSI

    Abb.

    CH to 6 Sep 2017 09:59

    CH from 6 Sep 2017 10:00

    Limividy

    LIM

    10

    10

    Rhu Staffnish

    RHU

    10

    10

    South Knapdale

    SKN

    23

    63

    Black Mountain

    BLM

    23

    63

    Kilchiaran

    KIL

    84

    62

    Orlock

    ORL

    84

    62

    Greenock

    GNK

    84

    62

    Law Hill

    LAW

    86

    64

    West Torr

    WTO

    86

    64

    Loughnavar

    LNV

    86

    64

    Slieve Martin

    SMA

    86

    64

    This information about which aerial will broadcast on which channel is also available to download.

    To return to this page please use the link www.rya.org.uk/go/msi-channels

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