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Cornwall, PL14 4AB

Gosport

Welcome to NCI Gosport Lookout Station

NCI Gosport welcomes anyone interested in joining our Station as a Watchkeeper.  If you are interested, please contact us via gosport@nci.org.uk.  Alternatively, you may contact us direct via the Membership Secretary (01329 841204).  No previous maritime experience is necessary as our training programme will equip you with all the skills you need.

Visitor Policy: 
The lookout is in a Ministry of Defence Security Restricted Area – Visitors by Appointment Only
Summer Opening
Open from: 
09:00
Open until: 
19:30
Days: 
Every Day
Notes: 
Summer watches are kept from the start of BST.
Winter Opening
Open from: 
09:00
Open until: 
16:00
Days: 
Every Day
Notes: 
Winter watches begin at the end of BST. The station is closed on Christmas Day.
Location
Latitude: 
50° 47.38' N
Longitude: 
001° 06.72' W
OS Reference: 
SZ 6268 9928
Station Post Code: 
PO12 2AE
Station Elevation: 
36 Feet / 11 metres
Visual features of station: 
Fort Blockhouse Signal Tower, Portsmouth Harbour Entrance. Large blue/yellow NCI Banner facing harbour entrance, NCI flag flown during opening hours.
Operational Capability
This station has Declared Facility Status
This station reports to NMOC Fareham
Radio checks and current local weather and sea conditions are available on CH 65 or by telephone during watch hours.
Defibrillator Available: 
No
Station Telephone: 
02392 765194
Visual Watch: 
Yes
Radar Watch: 
No
NAVTEX: 
No
AIS Watch: 
Yes
DSC Watch: 
Yes
Radio: Listening watch on channels: 
11
16
67
Radio: Channels in use (call direct not via ch 16): 
65
Radio: Channel 00: 
Listening watch and ready to transmit as authorised by Coastguard
Station Call Sign: 
Gosport NCI
Other Watch Information: 
Station also has a reporting line to QHM Portsmouth Port Control. Ch 32 is used for contact with MVS Gosport (Marine Voluntary Service)
Visual Horizon: 
7.01 nautical miles
Station Address
Primary Contact: 
Rob Herron
Primary Contact role: 
Acting Station Manager
Primary Contact Telephone: 
02392 583596
NCI Gosport
Signal Tower
Fort Blockhouse
Gosport
Hampshire
PO12 2AB

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