Local Coast Guard Radios Aren't Working -- Public Advised to Contact Them By Phone
Coast Guard experiencing degradation in Channel 16 VHF/Radio Communications
November 22, 2016
LOS ANGELES − Coast Guard Sector Los Angeles-Long Beach is experiencing a temporary degradation in channel 16 VHF/ Radio communication capabilities throughout the Santa Barbara and Channel Islands areas.
Communication pathways have been impacted due to loss of service through Bald Mountain Radio Tower Range.
All mariners operating in the Santa Barbara or Channel Islands area are urged to contact the Coast Guard through alternative means.
The main line of communication for Coast Guard Sector Los Angeles/ Long Beach will be (310)521-3801.
Mariners experiencing emergency situations can also contact Coast Guard Station Channel Islands at (805) 895-5727 or Coast Guard Station Morro Bay at (805) 772-2167.