Cape Fanshaw transmitter repaired


October 8, 2020

Photo courtesy of Google Maps

The weather information transmitter at Cape Fanshaw has been repaired after being out of service for over a year.

Cape Fanshaw is located north of Petersburg, along a point of mainland approximately 12 nautical miles north of Farrugut Bay. As of Oct. 6, NOAA and Coast Guard personnel confirmed that the transmitter was now operational.

Kip Wadlow, Coast Guard spokesperson, said that the transmitter fell under the domain of NOAA. He later clarified on Oct. 6 that they had a memorandum of understanding with NOAA regarding the transmitters.

Angel Corona, with NOAA, elaborated that the transmitter...

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