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n.1.A radiotelegraphic station serving solely for determining the position of ships. The radius of operation of such stations was restricted by the International Radiotelegraphic Convention (1912) to 30 nautical miles.
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013 Lei (Vat) as Follows: - Passenger Terminal; - Tower and Annex Administrative Control; - Parking for Cars; - Intermodal Terminal for Road Transport; - Power Plant; - Heating; - Fire Water Tank and Pumping Station; - Establish an Access Road Radiophare.
Un systeme sonore, utile en temps de brume, a ete mis en place en 1933 et, en 1937, un radiophare a ete ajoute pour permettre aux navires de determiner leur position.