This new edition explains the GMDSS rules, regulations and procedures. The book contains the regulations drawn from the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) and it is a useful teaching aid for GMDSS topics thoroughly updated to explain: significant changes in operating procedures to GMDSS, improvements to communication equipment and the new opportunities they provide, including: Automatic Identification Systems (AIS), Inmarsat Fleet services amendments to GMDSS radio maintenance certificate. Also expanded to include sections on use of radio for: piracy and armed robbery attacks at sea, medical advice and assistance, Mede Vac; and contains updated and extended contact details of important organisations relevant to GMDSS.(b) Multi-frequency call attempt: up to six consecutive DSC distress calls spread over the six DSC distress frequencies (one in the MF and five in the ... The alarm will always activate if distress position is higher than 70Ad latitude, or if distress position cannot be determined. ... Once own shipa#39;s MMSI is stored the user is unable to change MMSI without the manufacturera#39;s advice. ... A display to indicate own shipa#39;s position and indicate whether position input is manual, internal or external.
|Title||:||Handbook for Marine Radio Communication 5E|
|Author||:||Graham Lees, William Williamson|
|Publisher||:||Taylor & Francis - 2013-07-04|