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URGENCY AND SAFETY COMMUNICATIONS

 

1. Programming the MF DSC Controller to transmit a ship-to-ship Geographic/Area Call.

 

 i)  Press "Main Menu".

ii)  Select "TX-Call".

iii) Select "Geographical Area/ Area".

iv) Enter North-Western co-ordinates of the Geographical Area along with the desired range

     (preferably 3° on both Latitude and Longitude.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

v)  Select appropriate category (Urgency/Safety).

vi)  State the working R/T frequency as 2182 KHz.

vii)  Send.

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2. Sending Urgency Message using INMARSAT- C.

 

i  )  Prepare message in File Menu.

ii )  Select "Transmit Menu".

iii)  Select priority as "Routine".

iv)  Under "To" Section, Select special access two-digit code.

 

      a) "32" is for Medical Advice.

      b) "38" is for Medical Assistance.

      c) "39" is for Maritime Assistance.

 

v )  Select CES of the country required.

vi)  Send.

3. Sending Urgency Message using INMARSAT- B.

 

i  )  Prepare message in File Menu.

ii )  Select "File Menu".

iii)  Select "Send Message".

iv)  Select priority as "Routine" (Default).

v )  Select CES ID (Default).

vi)  Select 2 digit special access code.

 

      a) "32" is for Medical Advice.

      b) "38" is for Medical Assistance.

      c) "39" is for Maritime Assistance.

 

vii)  Send.

6. Sending Safety Message using INMARSAT- C.

 

i  )  Prepare message in File Menu.

ii )  Select "Transmit Menu".

iii)  Select priority as "Routine".

iv)  Under "To" Section, Select special access two-digit code.

 

      a) "41" is for Unreported Adverse Weather - Gale, Hurricane Winds & by OBS Ships.

      b) "42" is for Navigation Hazards and Warnings (Wrecks, Iceberg, Defective Radio beacons etc).

      c) "43" is for Positon Reports: Amver and Ausrep etc.

 

v )  Select CES of the country required.

vi)  Send.

5. Making Urgency Call using FLEET - 77.

 

i  )  Select Telephone Mode.

ii )  Select 2 digit special access code.

 

      a) "32" is for Medical Advice.

      b) "38" is for Medical Assistance.

      c) "39" is for Maritime Assistance.

 

iii)  Press "#".

iv)  Select CES ID.

v )  Press "#".

vi)  Select appropriate Priority for the call as "URGENT".

vii) Initiate call using "#".

7. Sending Safety Message using INMARSAT- B.

 

i  )  Prepare message in File Menu.

ii )  Select "File Menu".

iii)  Select "Send Message".

iv)  Select priority as "Routine" (Default).

v )  Select CES ID (Default).

vi)  Select 2 digit special access code.

 

      a) "41" is for Unreported Adverse Weather - Gale, Hurricane Winds & by OBS Ships.

      b) "42" is for Navigation Hazards and Warnings (Wrecks, Iceberg, Defective Radio beacons etc).

      c) "43" is for Positon Reports: Amver and Ausrep etc.

 

vii)  Send.

9. Making Safety Call using FLEET - 77.

 

i  )  Select Telephone Mode.

ii )  Select 2 digit special access code.

 

      a) "41" is for Unreported Adverse Weather - Gale, Hurricane Winds & by OBS Ships.

      b) "42" is for Navigation Hazards and Warnings (Wrecks, Iceberg, Defective Radio beacons etc).

      c) "43" is for Positon Reports: Amver and Ausrep etc.

 

iii)  Press "#".

iv)  Select CES ID.

v )  Press "#".

vi)  Select appropriate Priority for the call as "SAFETY".

vii) Initiate call using "#".

4. Making Urgency Call using INMARSAT-B TELE.

 

i  )  Lift Handset.

ii )  Select "ROUTINE" Priority.

iii)  Select CES ID (Default).

iv)  Select 2 digit special access code.

 

      a) "32" is for Medical Advice.

      b) "38" is for Medical Assistance.

      c) "39" is for Maritime Assistance.

 

v ) Initiate call using "#".

8. Making Safety Call using INMARSAT-B TELE.

 

i  )  Lift Handset.

ii )  Select "ROUTINE" Priority.

iii)  Select CES ID (Default).

iv)  Select 2 digit special access code.

 

      a) "41" is for Unreported Adverse Weather - Gale, Hurricane Winds & by OBS Ships.

      b) "42" is for Navigation Hazards and Warnings (Wrecks, Iceberg, Defective Radio beacons etc).

      c) "43" is for Positon Reports: Amver and Ausrep etc.

 

v ) Initiate call using "#".

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FLEET 77

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