Coast radio station

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Former Belgium coast station, exposed in the National fishing-museum in Koksijde

A coast (or coastal) radio station (short: coast station) is an on-shore maritime radio station which may monitor radio distress frequencies and relays ship-to-ship and ship-to-land communications.

A coast station (also: coast radio station ) is – according to article 1.75 of the International Telecommunication Union's (ITU) ITU Radio Regulations (RR)[1] – defined as «A land station in the maritime mobile service

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  1. ^ ITU Radio Regulations, Section IV. Radio Stations and Systems – Article 1.75, definition: coast earth station / coast earth radio station