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Radio 390 - Fort and Location

Red Sands Fort


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 KING Radio

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

51.28.62 North 0.59.60 East

Above: Aerial view of Red Sands Fort

Below: close up of one of the Fort’s towers with the tender alongside

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