La Quinta Channel A Outer Precision Directional Light



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Located in United States Of America Call Area

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Also Known As:
ARLHS USA 1460, USA-1460, USA 1460
State or Province Texas
DD.DD: 27.87220, -97.24030
DM: 27° 52.332' N, 097° 14.418' W
DMS: 27° 52' 20" N, 097° 14' 25" W
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Structure removed, relocated, destroyed or otherwise lost? no
Listed in the World List of Lights since
Government Publication Number(s): NOAA/USCG No. 29078

134 ft range-type light on skeleton tower. Red, white, and green lights depending on direction of view of the light. Tower also has red and white day boards. Light is on the same range tower as USA-1370. (click on District 8; then go to page 256; see Light No. 29078

Also shown on NOAA/USCG Chart 11309

This is part of the Corpus Christi Bay navigation system of lights, but it is different than other range-type lights. Light can be seen from 101.9 - 104.2 degrees centered on channel centerline. Color is red, green or white depending on point of viewing. The light is part of the MRALS system that is activated by keying a mic for one second on VHF-FM Channel 83A five or more times; light remains lighted for 30 minutes. This is different than most lights which are lighted 24/7.

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This record modified December 02, 2020. - Feedback to the WLOL Maintainer

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