The entry into force and implementation of the global maritime distress and safety system (GMDSS) between 1992 and 1999 was the most far-reaching development in maritime emergency assistance since the invention of the radio. The GMDSS Manual presents the principles on which the GMDSS is based, the requirements for its implementation, the standards to be met by GMDSS equipment, and the method of operation of the various radio services which make up the GMDSS. The annexes give comprehensive information on all aspects of the GMDSS, including primary texts such as: relevant texts of the 1974 SOLAS Convention relevant to the GMDSS, relevant IMO Assembly resolutions, MSC and COM circulars, articles of the Radio Regulations, resolutions of WARC and WARC-Mob-87 conferences, IMO performance standards and related ITU-R recommendations, and the Master Plan for the GMDSS.--Publisher's description.manual on the global maritime distress and safety system International Maritime Organization ... On-scene communications (regulation IV/ 4.1.5) 2.2.8 On-scene communications normally take place in the MF and VHF bands on ... When aircraft are involved in on-scene communications they are normally able to use 3023, 4125 and 5680 kHz. ... 2.3 Search and rescue 2.3.1 The International Convention on Maritime Search and Rescue, 1979, as amended in 1998 and 2004, gives theanbsp;...
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