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Designation OA
Position N52 28.2 E004 45.2 WGS84
Google MapsN52 28.2 E004 45.2 WGS84
Frequency 395 kHz
Operational range 15 nm
Type NDB
Geography In the meadows just beyond the city limits of Assendelft. There is a scouting building (Scouting Assendelft) nearby and the road is called Veenpolderdijk.
Procedures Oscar Alpha is a locator beacon, extensively used as aiming point for the final turn into the localiser beam for Schiphol 18C.
Remarks Co-located with OA is a weather station.

Photo 1 A wooden bridge gives access to the beacon site.
Photo 2 OA is nicely tucked away. [...]
Photo 3 On the other side is a larger canal. [...]
Photo 4 The weather station is positioned a hundred meters from OA. [...]
Photo 5 OA up front, weather station in the back.
Photo 6 Viewed from the West. [...]
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