Hopen Radio

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Hopen Radio

Hopen Radio is a coast radio station and the only settlement on the island of Hopen in Svalbard, Norway. It is located between Kollerfjellet and Werenskioldfjellet.[1]

The station was established by Germany as part of Operation Zitronella during the Second World War. After the war, it was taken over by the Norwegian Meteorological Institute. It has a staff of four people.


  1. ^ "Hopen radio (Svalbard)". Norwegian Polar Institute. Retrieved 12 February 2015. 

Coordinates: 76°30.6′N 25°0.8′E / 76.5100°N 25.0133°E / 76.5100; 25.0133