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Alphabetical index
Alfa                                       channel 16 51,
A1, A2, A3 and A4 sea areas 123, 150         ◦ direct access 9
                                             ◦ watch-keeping 31, 127
accounting authority 35
                                           channel 70 51
acknowledgement
                                             ◦ watch-keeping 12, 31, 127
  ◦ of routine call 79, 82
  ◦ of distress call 92, 95                channel numbering 50–51, 161
AIS (Automatic Identification              channels, INT/US/Canada 164
        System) 146                        channel plans and frequencies 161
all-ships calls 16, 104, 109               channel selection 9, 79
alphabet, phonetic 62                      channel usage 50–51,
alphanumeric keypad 13                     class of DSC controllers 14, 136–137
Admiralty List of                          class of emission 47–48
        Radio Signals (ALRS) 33            coast station 30, 33
amp–hours 19                               collision avoidance 52, 147
antenna, 12                                conformity of radio equipment 37
  ◦ fixed-mount VHF 17                     control of communications 69
  ◦ handheld VHF 21                        coastguard see MRCC
  ◦ height of antenna 45–46
                                           Cospas–Sarsat 121, 144
answering a call 64, 82, 98
ATIS number 37                             Delta
                                           Digital Selective Calling (DSC) 11, 134
Bravo
                                           direction finding 53
batteries
                                           directory of stations 16
  ◦ for fixed-mount VHF 19
                                             ◦ station name and MMSI 76
  ◦ for handheld VHF 21–22
                                             ◦ using for a routine call 78
  ◦ care and maintenance 20
                                           display screen 13, 14
beacon (EPIRB) 121, 144
                                           distress, definition 91
bridge-to-bridge 51–52, 122
                                           distress communication
Charlie                                      ◦ alert by DSC 91
call sign 28, 93                             ◦ call and message 92–93
calling                                      ◦ distress relay 99–100
  ◦ another ship 58, 78                      ◦ receiving a distress alert 98–99
  ◦ a group of ships 83–84                   ◦ distress traffic 101
  ◦ a marina 64                              ◦ cancelling a distress alert 102
  ◦ a coast station 81                       ◦ nature of distress 94
  ◦ an MRCC 95, 106–107, 109               distress alert by DSC 91
calling channel 50–51                        ◦ undesignated distress alert 94
cancelling a distress alert 102              ◦ designated distress alert 94
cancelling an urgency call 109             distress alert by EPIRB 120, 144
capture effect 52                          DISTRESS button 15, 91, 95
CE marking 37                              distress relay 99–100
certificate, operator’s 29, 153            distress signal, MAYDAY 93
channel allocation 50, 161                 distress traffic 101
channel 13 52                              documents on board 30


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      DSC calls 15, 136–137                     High/Low power switch 10
       ◦ individual routine call 78             homing 53
       ◦ group call 83
       ◦ request a phone call 67                India
       ◦ test call 77                           Identification of stations 28, 126–127
       ◦ safety call 110                        International Maritime
       ◦ urgency call 104                                Organization (IMO) 35, 63, 157
       ◦ distress alert 91                      individual routine call 78
      DSC controller 12, 14, 134–135            Inmarsat ocean regions 141
      dual watch 10–11                          Inmarsat system 121, 141
      duplex channels 49, 52                    Inmarsat C, Fleet, Broadband 142
      duplex operation 49                       installation of a VHF radio 16
      Echo                                      International Telecommunications
                                                         Union (ITU) 26, 32–33, 153
      end-of-distress traffic 102
                                                Inter-ship calls
      English, marine 60, 63
                                                   ◦ routine call by DSC 78–80
      Emergency Position Indicating                ◦ voice only call 58, 64–65
             Radio Beacon (EPIRB) 144
                                                Inter-ship channels 52, 161–162
      entering position manually 75
                                                Iridium satellite system 148–149
      equipment requirements 150*
                                                ITU publications 32–33
      examination procedures 149
                                                Juliett
      Foxtrot
      false alert, cancelling
                                                Kilo
         ◦ by EPIRB 145                         keys, buttons   9, 13
         ◦ by VHF–DSC, 102                      Lima
      fixed-mount VHF radio                     latitude and longitude 75–76
         ◦ voice only, without DSC 9
                                                licence, ship radio station 28
         ◦ VHF with DSC 13
                                                line of sight propagation 45
      frequency bands 42
                                                link call (phone call) 34, 67
      functions of the GMDSS 122
                                                log, radio 30
      Golf                                      Long Range Certificate (LRC) 29, 138
      geographical areas 143
                                                Mike
      GMDSS 117
        ◦ components 133                        manual position, entering 75
        ◦ functions 122                         marina calls 64
        ◦ master plan 123                       marine English 63
        ◦ overview 118                          Maritime Identification Digits
        ◦ sea areas 123                               (MID) 126, 173
      gold francs 35                            Maritime Mobile Service Identity
      GPS 12, 75, 91                                  (MMSI) 126
      group calls 83                            Maritime Rescue Co-ordination Centre
      guard band 51, 163                              (MRCC) 92, 101, 121, 129
                                                Maritime Safety Information
      Hotel                                           (MSI) 121, 130, 140, 143*
      handheld VHF radio 20, 150                MAYDAY 92–93
      harbour authorities 65                    MAYDAY RELAY 100
      harmful interference 27–28



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medical                                    Romeo
 ◦ advice 81                               radar transponder SART 121, 145–146
 ◦ assistance, urgent 107
                                           radio beacon (EPIRB) 121, 144
MF/HF DSC in the GMDSS 54
                                           radio check 77
MF/HF SSB transceiver 53, 138
                                           radio controls and functions 8
MMSI numbers 126
                                           radio frequency bands 42
 ◦ ship station 78, 80
 ◦ group of stations 83                    radio operator 29
 ◦ coast station 81                        radio silence 31, 101
 ◦ coding and checking 75                  Radio Regulations 26–27
 ◦ storing in directory 76                 radiomedicale 107
mobile phones GSM 149                      radiotelephony (voice) calls 64–68
mobile satellite phones 148–149              ◦ routine call 78–82
modulation 46–48                             ◦ test call 77–78
                                             ◦ safety call 109–113
November                                     ◦ urgency call 105–108
name of ship 28, 33                          ◦ distress call 92–96
nature of distress 94                        ◦ distress relay call 100
NAVAREA 143                                radiotelephony procedures 58–62
navigational warnings 130, 139, 143        radio log 30
Navtex transmitters 140                    radio signals 43
Navtex message types 140                   range of radio signals 45–46
Navtex receiver 139                        received DSC calls
NMEA interface 12                            ◦ viewing received calls log 83
                                             ◦ individual routine call 82
non-SOLAS ships 36, 150
                                             ◦ safety call 113
Oscar                                        ◦ urgency call 108
ocean regions (Inmarsat) 141                 ◦ distress alert 99
on-scene communications 122, 129             ◦ distress alert acknowledgement 101
operator’s certificate 29, 153             reception 10, 137
                                           relay of a distress 99–100
Papa
                                           requesting assistance 91, 105
PAN PAN 105                                Rescue Co-ordination
phone calls 34, 67                                 Centre (RCC) see MRCC
phonetic alphabet and figures 62–63        RECEIVED MAYDAY 101
Press to Transmit (PTT) switch 10, 58      Rescue 21 123
pooling 86                                 routine call
port operations 52, 65, 161–162              ◦ by DSC 78–82
portable VHF see handheld VHF                ◦ by voice (radiotelephony) 58, 64–68
position 75, 85, 91                        rules of radiotelephony 70
position request 85                        Sierra
position report 86                         safety, definition 109
power of transmission 10, 21, 80, 93       safety communication
priority of communications 31, 90            ◦ announcement by DSC 110
propagation 44                               ◦ call and message 109, 111
public correspondence 33–34                safety signal, SÉCURITÉ 109
Quebec                                     SafetyNET of Inmarsat 121, 143*


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      SART 121, 145                          transmitting power 10, 21, 80, 93
        ◦ radar SART 145                     transponder, SART 121, 145–146
        ◦ AIS–SART 146
                                             Uniform
      scanning channels 11
                                             unanswered calls 69, 81
      sea areas 123–125, 150
                                             undesignated distress alert 94
      search and rescue (SAR) 128
                                             urgency, definition 104
      secrecy of communications 28
                                             urgency communication
      security, definition 119
                                               ◦ announcement by DSC 104
      SÉCURITÉ 109                             ◦ call and message 105–106
      SEELONCE DISTRESS 101                    ◦ urgent medical assistance 107
      SEELONCE FEENEE 102                    urgency signal, PAN PAN 105
      SEELONCE MAYDAY 101                    UTC (Co-ordinated Universal
      semi-duplex operation 50                       Time) 31, 75–76
      ship movement 52, 161–162              Victor
      ship radio licence 28                  Vessel Traffic Services (VTS) 30
      ship stations 28, 33, 60               Very High Frequency (VHF) 42
      ship-to-ship calls 65, 78–80           VHF channels 48, 50–52, 161
      Short Range Certificate                VHF channel usage 50–52
             (SRC) 29, 153
                                             VHF–DSC radio 11, 134–137
      simplex channels 49, 51–52
                                             VHF–DSC in the GMDSS 118, 123, 134
      simplex operation 49
                                             VHF, metric waves 42
      simulator of VHF radio 89,
                                             VHF radio set 7, 8–24
             inside back cover
                                             voice (radiotelephony) calls 57, 58–72
      SMCP 63, 70
                                             volume of audio output 9, 21
      SOLAS Convention 35
                                             volts, voltage 19
      SOLAS ships 36, 150
                                             voluntary ships 36, 150
      Special Drawing Rights (SDR) 35
      spelling 62–63                         Whiskey
      spelling numbers 63                    watch-keeping 31, 77, 158
      squelch 10, 74                          ◦ on channels 16 and 70 31
      SRC (Short Range                        ◦ in the GMDSS 31, 127
             Certificate) 29, 153             ◦ dual watch 10, 31
      SSB MF/HF transceiver 53, 138          watts 10, 21, 93, 138
      stations 28, 30, 126                   weather by VHF 109, 164
      syllabus of SRC examinations 153       weather by Navtex 139–140
                                             weather forecasts 130, 140
      Tango
                                             wheelmark 37
      taxation 35                            working channels 51
      telemedical see radiomedicale 107
                                             X-ray
      test call 77, 137*
      time UTC 31, 75–76                     Yankee
      traffic list 34                        Zulu
      transceiver 8, 53                      zulu time 31
      transmission (emission) 10, 49




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