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signal station

[′sig·nəl ‚stā·shən]
(communications)
A place on shore at which signals are made to ships at sea.
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The view over the bay at Baltimore, above, |and from left is the Inchydoney Island beach, the Clonakilty Hotel, the bridge linking the headland to the Mizen Head Signal Station and the Baltimore Beacon
The community-backed Mizen Head Signal Station is a tourist hot-spot with more than 60,000 visitors every year.
Our job was to push up the beach on foot, then set up an advance signal station.
The strange high-frequency noises, coming from the Scarborough signal station on Irton Moor, North Yorkshire, had been confusing staff for days.
Bullet train services on the Tokaido Shinkansen Line between Tokyo and Shin-Yokohama stations were disrupted for some eight hours Tuesday, affecting some 80,000 passengers, after a railway switch at Tokyo's Shinagawa signal station malfunctioned, railway officials said.
Philip, where a military signal station was established in 1816 after a slave revolt, or he might take them to Cove Bay to examine the remains of an AmerIndian village, or meander along his favorite beach in search of odd treasures washed ashore.
WKDU-FM is a student-run full signal station with a new-age, alternative rock/talk format.
After passing an information board, with details of a nearby Roman Signal Station, we turn left along a grassy track towards Brough House Farm.
The beacon was replaced by a wooden signal station nearby - this time to warn of a possible French invasion.
But reaching her home will be a challenge as she lives at the 19th century fog signal station at North Stack.
On the morning of 21 July, Alexander was at the Signal station on the Wilcoxen farm, east of Manassas.
The staff of the signal station erected a warning light lit each night for shipping at South Head, and a fee was charged to ships entering the harbour to pay for this 'in order that a light may be shewn to all vessels approaching this harbour in the night time by the guard stationed at the Signal Post, South Head'.