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KING Radio - 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 Radio Invicta and Radio 390

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

51.28.62 North 0.59.60 East

Aerial view of Red Sands Fort

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