MEASURES TO IMPROVE THE MARITIME DISTRESS SYSTEM

This paper comments on measures to provide an effective linkage between the 500 kHz and 2182 kHz distress systems, the utilization of high frequencies for safety purposes, the role of Maritime VHF communications in the future distress system, and suggestions as to the technical parameters for emergency position-indicating radio beacons (EPIRB's) and survival craft radio equipment.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Symposium Papers, RTCM St. Louis Assembly Meeting, April 28-30, 1975, with the participation of Water Resources Congress. Volume I - Marine Radio Telephony.
  • Corporate Authors:

    Radio Technical Commission for Marine Services

    P.O. Box 19087
    Washington, DC  USA  20036
  • Authors:
    • Hewitt, R O
  • Publication Date: 1975-4

Media Info

  • Pagination: 7 p.

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00127030
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Radio Technical Commission for Marine Services
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Nov 5 1975 12:00AM