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MY NAVAL RADIO STATIONS AT SEA AND ASHORE

HMCS GATINEAU

Type

Restigouche Class Destroyer (DDE)

Hull Number

236

International Call Sign

CGWF

Voice Call Sign

Mouse

HMCS ONONDAGA

Type

Oberon Class Submarine (SSK)

Hull Number

73

International Call Sign

CGNQ

Voice Call Sign

Voyage Pride

HMCS OKANAGAN

Type

Oberon Class Submarine (SSK)

Hull Number

74

International Call Sign

CGLM

Voice Call Sign

Coral Tree

HMCS OJIBWA

Type

Oberon Class Submarine (SSK)

Hull Number

72

International Call Sign

CZFQ

Voice Call Sign

Mountain Home

The designation NRS for NAVAL RADIO STATION was replaced by CFS FOR CANADIAN FORCES STATION when the Royal Canadian Navy was swallowed into the Canadian Forces during the much hated unification of the Canadian Forces in the late 1960s. A black mark in Canadian history.

NAVAL RADIO STATION

NRS NEWPORT CORNER

International Call Sign

CFH

 (Transmit only)

 

Main radio transmission site of the Royal Canadian Navy on the east coast of Canada for LF, MF and HF radio communications.

NAVAL RADIO STATION

NRS MILL COVE

International Call Sign

CFH

 (Reception only)

 

Main radio reception site of the Royal Canadian Navy on the east coast of Canada for LF, MF and HF radio communications. NRS MILL COVE opened in 1967 and replaced NRS ALBRO LAKE which had become a noisy receiving site due to its proximity to the cities of Halifax and Dartmouth.

NAVAL RADIO STATION

NRS EAST CHEZZETCOOK

International Call Sign

CFH

 (Reception & Transmission)

 

This was an experimental station in the early 1970s for ship-to-shore and shore-to-ship HF radio communications using spread spectrum technology (Project Tobacco). This experimental station no longer exists.

 

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