PAC 200 — GENERAL INFORMATION — PACIFIC COAST, SECOND EDITION, 2006


Chapter 1 — Delete paragraph 52

Replace by: 52    The Vancouver Traffic Zone includes waters from the northern tip of Vancouver Island down the Queen Charlotte Strait and the Strait of Georgia to Victoria. The Vancouver Zone is divided up into four sectors, all the responsibility of Victoria MCTS Centre.

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Chapter 1 — Paragraph 53

Delete: “The northern Sector … on Vancouver Island.”

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Chapter 1 — Paragraph 56

Delete: “Permission to hold a regatta, … or Prince Rupert Traffic.”
Replace by: Permission to hold a regatta, marine parade or race should be requested from Victoria Traffic or Prince Rupert Traffic.

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Chapter 1 — Paragraph 59

Delete: • Comox (49°45'00"N, 124°56'39"W) ComoxTraffic;

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Chapter 1 — Paragraph 69

Delete: “This sector … Channel 71 (156.575 MHz).
Replace by: This sector is administered by Victoria Traffic call sign VAK, assigned frequency is Channel 71 (156.575 MHz).

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Chapter 1 — Paragraph 172, after “• Off Triple Islands, near Prince Rupert 54°18'58"N, 130°53'03"W;”

Insert: • Off Triple Islands, near Prince Rupert helicopter boarding 54°19'00"N, 131°02'30"W;

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Chapter 3 — Table in the vicinity of paragraph 33
Make the following changes in the “Purpose” column.

Channel Purpose
71 VTS Prince Rupert Sector 2
83A Ship and Canadian Coast Guard working frequency (Victoria)

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Chapter 3 — Delete paragraph 41

Replace by: 41    The Canadian Coast Guard maintains a system of communications between shore Marine Communications and Traffic Services (MCTS) Centres and vessels navigating in Canadian coastal and inland waterways. MCTS Centres in British Columbia having ship-shore communications facilities are:

  • Prince Rupert call sign VAJ
                    Sector 1 North Channel 11
                    Sector 1 South Channel 74
                    Sector 2 Channel 71
                    (54°17'51"N, 130°25'26"W);
  • Victoria call sign VAK
                    Sector 1 Channel 11
                    Sector 2 Channel 74
                    Sector 3 Channel 12
                    Sector 4 Channel 71
                    (49°19'32"N, 123°07'56"W).;

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Chapter 3 — Delete paragraph 76

Replace by: 76    In Canada MCTS Centres use AIS to monitor vessel traffic movement.

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