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Shipping Forecast Could Be Affected By Transmitter Shutdown Next Year

10th October 2013
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Shipping Forecast Could Be Affected By Transmitter Shutdown Next Year

#MarineWarning - Practical Boat Owner gives plenty of prior warning on plans by the BBC to shut down its Droitwich transmitter for maintenance next year, which could affect the Shipping Forecast for the Irish Sea.

The 12:01 shipping forecast "will potentially be transmitted at a lower power or ma be in audible on LW" for the period from April to August 2014 as Droitwich undergoes essential maintenance.

PBO has more on the story HERE.

Published in Marine Warning
MacDara Conroy

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