Harold E Holt Naval Communication Station - WA

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Position

DEG: -21.813509 114.163167
DMS: 21º 48' 48.63" S 114º 09' 47.41" E
UTM: 50 K 7585115mN 206711mE
Altitude: 5.48m

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Murat Rd
North West Cape WA 6707
Phone: N/A
Email: N/A
Web: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Naval_Communication_Station_Harold_E._Holt

Information

Transmitter masts and wiring seen from the highway."Naval Communication Station Harold E. Holt is a joint Australian and United States naval communication station located on the north-west coast of Australia, 6 kilometres (4 mi) north of the town of Exmouth, Western Australia. The station is operated and maintained by the Australian Department of Defence on behalf of Australia and the United States and provides very low frequency (VLF) radio transmission to United States Navy, Royal Australian Navy and allied ships and submarines in the western Pacific Ocean and eastern Indian Ocean. The frequency is 19.8 kHz. With a transmission power of 1 megawatt, it is the most powerful transmission station in the Southern Hemisphere.The town of Exmouth was built at the same time as the communications station to provide support to the base and to house dependent families of US Navy personnel. "
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Learmonth at 16/12:00pm WST
Distance from Harold E Holt Naval Communication Station 47.95km S
TemperatureFeels LikeRel. HumidityDew PointPressureRainfallWind DirectionWind SpeedGusts
31.0°C29.0°C38%15.0°C1014.8hPa0.0mmENE19km/hr
10knots
22km/hr
12knots

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Learmonth Airport
Distance from Harold E Holt Naval Communication Station 47.95km S
 JanFebMarAprMayJunJulAugSepOctNovDec
Mean Max. °C37.937.536.433.228.624.924.226.329.332.634.536.8
Mean Min. °C23.024.122.920.416.213.111.412.213.816.318.420.8
Mean Rain mm32.442.938.515.440.842.522.312.52.01.72.06.6

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