U.S. COAST GUARD VESSEL TRAFFIC SYSTEMS. A STATUS REPORT

This paper presents the objectives of a Vessel Traffic System as now envisioned by the U.S. Coast Guard, with special emphasis on the importance of a good communication network. The current status of active Vessel Traffic System development is reviewed, followed by a look into the future plans of the Coast Guard. The last part of the paper is concerned with communications difficulties - both known and suspected.

  • Supplemental Notes:
    • Presented at the April 24-26th 1972 New Orleans RTCM Assembly Meeting. Volume 1-Papers AA and A thru F-Marine Traffic Systems, Volume 2-Papers G thru L-Safe Ship Operations, Volume 3-Papers M thru Q-Maritime Satellite Systems, Volume 4-Papers R thru Z-Trends in Maritime Communications. SOLD ONLY AS A COMPLETE FOUR VOLUME SET $10.00 PER SET.
  • Corporate Authors:

    Radio Technical Commission for Marine Services

    P.O. Box 19087
    Washington, DC  USA  20036
  • Authors:
    • Benkert, W M
    • Hill, R C
  • Publication Date: 1972-4-24

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Filing Info

  • Accession Number: 00033701
  • Record Type: Publication
  • Source Agency: Radio Technical Commission for Marine Services
  • Files: TRIS
  • Created Date: Sep 15 1972 12:00AM