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ColRegs Home>ColRegs>Signals>Attract Attention back to top It’s interesting to note that offshore installations such as oil rigs in the North Sea often use code U as both a: - light signal to indicate position and - fog signal Here a danger is being indicated.  U is sent by lamp and sound before a searchlight is used:
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“You are running into danger” (click on button to listen) Morse U MP3.mp3