This paper describes the NOAA Fleet and Communications used to support NOAA Marine Programs. Communications Management via Headquarters and operations support via Marine Centers and supporting coast radio stations is described. Information is provided on organization, radio frequency management, reports, operational procedures and ships of the NOAA Fleet. Requirements for safety of the NOAA Fleet with Equipment and Fleet Inspections are described as well as communication paths for normal and disaster communications. Office of Fleet Operations Instructions pertaining to Fleet Electronic Support of Inventory and maintenance are highlighted. Emphasis is on providing an overview of what the NOAA Fleet is, what it does and how communications are managed to provide effective Fleet Communications Support.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Symposium Papers of the RTCM Assembly Meeting, 23-26 April 1979, San Francisco. Volume 3, A--Maritime Operations, and B--Regional Telecommunications (Section P).
  • Corporate Authors:

    Radio Technical Commission for Marine Services

    /Federal Communications Commission
    Washington, DC  United States  20554
  • Authors:
    • Moore, T A
  • Publication Date: 1979

Media Info

  • Pagination: 11 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00309016
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Report/Paper Numbers: Paper 153-79/DO-113 Conf Paper
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Mar 31 1980 12:00AM