GB3NGI Radio Beacons

Amateur Radio beacons GB3NGI

This site contains information on the GB3NGI Amateur Radio Beacon cluster.

The beacons are located 500 metres above sea level atop Slieve Anorra Mountain in County Antrim, Northern Ireland - Maidenhead Grid Locator IO65VB.

Slieve Anorra Mountain is about 15 miles south of the town of Ballycastle close to the Giant Causeway Tourist attraction -

The beacons serve as a useful indicator of the various propagation modes and also provide a useful frequency reference.

The first GB3NGI beacon was the 144 MHz beacon and it came into operation on the 15th December 1995.

There are currently four beacons operational on the site: -


The installation, maintenance and operation of the GB3NGI beacons would not be possible without the help and support of the following people: -

, Jim GI1CET, Geoff GI0GDP, John GI4BWM, David GI4SNA, John G4BAO, Andy G4JNT, James G3RUH, Dave G4HUP, Sam G4DDK, Roger GW4WND, Murray G6JYB and COBRAS

Website Design Jim McConnell