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Radio Invicta - Fort and Location

Red Sands Fort

Built: 1943

Formerly a British Army Fort (U6) constructed to protect coastal sea lanes during World War 2

Other offshore radio use:-

Also housed KING Radio and Radio 390

An aerial view of Red Sands Fort showing Radio Invicta’s name and wavelength painted on the roof of one of the towers

Red Sands Fort is located in the Thames Estuary, off Whistable, Kent

51.28.62 North 0.59.60 East

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