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U.S. Coast Guard 13th District PA Detachment Astoria
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Coast Guard to hold open house in Bandon to demonstrate new MRASS

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BANDON, Ore. — The Coast Guard is scheduled to host a public information open house regarding the Mariner Radio Activated Sound Signal, Thursday, Feb. 20, between the hours of 3 p.m. and 6 p.m., at “The Barn” Conference and Community Center.

The MRASS will be available for live demonstration and for the community to ask questions to gain information about how the equipment operates.

This on-demand sound signal will be replacing the current continuously sounding signal located on the Coquille River South Jetty of Bandon.

To submit comments or for more information please contact the U.S. Coast Guard via email at

WHAT: MRASS Demonstration and Public Information Open House

WHEN: February 20, 2020 from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m.

WHERE: “The Barn” Conference and Community Center
                1200 11th Street SW, Bandon, OR 97411



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