CH Low-power non-directional (locator)

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Designation CH
Position N52° 13.2 E004° 33.5
Google MapsN52° 13.2 E004° 33.5
Frequency 388.5 kHz
Operational range 15 nm
Type Low-power non-directional (locator)
Geography Tucked away in a Waterschap Groot-Haarlemmermeer yard in a little village called Buitenkaag. Street address of the yard: Lisserdijk 5. Also visible from the Hoofdweg Oostzijde. This monster beacon managed to keep us busy for almost two hours, since it is surrounded by lots of waterways, freeways, and railways. We really had to fight our way there, with only the GPS to help us, but when we finally found it, the beacon site turned out to be quite easily reachable.
Procedures Locator for EHAM ILS 06. Often planes get a 'direct Charlie Hotel, cleared for the ILS 06' instruction after having been radar vectored to some point South-West of CH.

Photo 1 The yard is used to store supplies and tools. [...]
Photo 2 The yard belongs to a Waterschap. [...]
Photo 3 From the other bank of the canal you also have a good view. [...]
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