GMDSS

The Global Maritime Distress and Safety System
(GMDSS) It is International system using improved terrestrial and satellite technology and ship-board radio systems. It ensures rapid alerting of shore-based rescue and communications

  • Maritime VHF

    Jul
    20

    International VHF Marine Radio Channels and Frequencies

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  • GMDSS Exam eight

    Jul
    11

    GMDSS Examinations modules and frequently asked questions - module eight

    1. When testing is conducted within the 2170-2194 kHz and 156.75- 156.85 MHz. bands, transmissions should not continue for more than ___________ in any 15 minute period.
      1. 30 seconds.@@
      2. 1 minute.
      3. 5 minutes.
      4. No limitation.
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  • GMDSS Exam seven

    Jul
    11

    GMDSS Examinations modules and frequently asked questions - module seven

    1. If your transmitter is producing spurious harmonics or is operating at a deviation from the technical requirements of the station authorization:
      1. Continue operating until returning to port.
      2. Repair problem within 24 hours.
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  • GMDSS Exam six

    Jul
    11

    GMDSS Examinations modules and frequently asked questions - module six

    1. When a message has been received and will be complied with, say:
      1. MAYDAY.
      2. OVER.
      3. ROGER.
      4. WILCO.@@

     

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  • GMDSS Exam five

    Jul
    11

    GMDSS Examinations modules and frequently asked questions - module five

    1. International laws and regulations require a silent period on 2182 kHz:
      1. For three minutes immediately after the hour.
      2. For three minutes immediately after the half-hour.
      3. For the first minute of every quarter-hour.
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  • GMDSS Exam four

    Jul
    11

    GMDSS Examinations modules and frequently asked questions module four

    1. What traffic management service is operated by the U.S. Coast Guard in certain designated water areas to prevent ship collisions, groundings and environmental harm?
      1. Water safety management bureau (WSMB).
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  • GMDSS Exam three

    Jul
    11

    GMDSS Examinations modules and frequently asked questions - module three

    1. What is the Communication Act's definition of a "passenger ship"?
      1. Any ship which is used primarily in commerce for transporting persons to and from harbors or ports.
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  • GMDSS Examination module 2

    Jul
    11

     

    GMDSS Examinations modules and frequently asked questions 2
     
     

    1. Who is responsible for payment of all charges accruing to other facilities for the handling or forwarding of messages?
      1. The licensee of the ship station transmitting the messages.
      2. The third party for whom the message traffic was originated.
      3. The master of the ship jointly with the station licensee.
      4. The licensed commercial radio operator transmitting the radiocommunication. 22

     

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  • GMDSS Examination module 1

    Jul
    11

    GMDSS Examinations modules and frequently asked questions  1
     

    1. What is the Global Maritime Distress and Safety System (GMDSS)?
      1. An automated ship-to-shore distress alerting system using satellite and advanced terrestrial communications systems.
      2. An emergency radio service employing analog and manual safety apparatus.
      3. An association of radio officers trained in emergency procedures.
      4. The international organization charged with the safety of ocean-going vessels.

     

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  • GMDSS questions

    Jul
    07

    GMDSS frequently asked questions

    1. One licensed GMDSS operator aboard ship must be:
      1. Dedicated to receive and transmit distress traffic.
      2. Responsible for maintaining the watches on VHF channel 70, 2187.5 kHz and VHF channel 16.
      3. Responsible for receiving maritime safety broadcasts.
      4. All of these.
    2. Under GMDSS regulations, a ship may leave a port only if:
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