Manual for use by the Maritime Mobile and Maritime Mobile-Satellite Services – Edition 2009
TABLE OF CONTENTS
PART A – Extracts from the Constitution and Convention of the International Telecommunication Union
CONSTITUTION (CS) OF THE INTERNATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATION UNION
CHAPTER VI – General Provisions Relating to Telecommunications
ARTICLE 33 (CS) – The Right of the Public to Use the International Telecommunication Service
ARTICLE 34 (CS) – Stoppage of Telecommunications
ARTICLE 35 (CS) – Suspension of Services
ARTICLE 36 (CS) – Responsibility
ARTICLE 37 (CS) – Secrecy of Telecommunications
ARTICLE 39 (CS) – Notification of Infringements
ARTICLE 40 (CS) – Priority of Telecommunications Concerning Safety of Life
ARTICLE 41 (CS) – Priority of Government Telecommunications
ARTICLE 42 (CS) – Special Arrangements
CHAPTER VII – Special Provisions for Radio
ARTICLE 45 (CS) – Harmful Interference
ARTICLE 46 (CS) – Distress Calls and Messages
ARTICLE 47 (CS) – False or Deceptive Distress, Urgency, Safety or Identification Signals
ANNEX – Definition of Certain Terms Used in this Constitution, the Convention and the Administrative Regulations of the ...
CONVENTION (CV) OF THE INTERNATIONAL TELECOMMUNICATION UNION
CHAPTER V – Various Provisions Related to the Operation of Telecommunication Services
ARTICLE 36 (CV) – Charges and Free Services
ARTICLE 38 (CV) – Monetary Unit
ARTICLE 39 (CV) – Intercommunication
ARTICLE 40 (CV) – Secret Language
ANNEX – Definition of Certain Terms Used in this Convention and the Administrative Regulations of the International ...
PART B – Extracts from the Radio Regulations (RR)
SECTION I – Articles
ARTICLE 1 – Terms and definitions
ARTICLE 2 – Nomenclature
ARTICLE 3 – Technical characteristics of stations
ARTICLE 4 – Assignment and use of frequencies
ARTICLE 5 – Frequency allocations
ARTICLE 15 – Interferences
ARTICLE 17 – Secrecy
ARTICLE 18 – Licences
ARTICLE 19 – Identification of stations
ARTICLE 20 – Service publications and online information systems
ARTICLE 28 – Radiodetermination services
ARTICLE 30 – General provisions
ARTICLE 31 – Frequencies for the global maritime distress and safety system (GMDSS)
ARTICLE 32 – Operational procedures for distress and safety communications in the global maritime distress and ...
ARTICLE 33 – Operational procedures for urgency and safety communications in the global maritime distress and safety system (GMDSS)
ARTICLE 34 – Alerting signals in the global maritime distress and safety system (GMDSS)
ARTICLE 46 – Authority of the master
ARTICLE 47 – Operator's certificates
ARTICLE 48 – Personnel
ARTICLE 49 – Inspection of stations
ARTICLE 50 – Working hours of stations
ARTICLE 51 – Conditions to be observed in the maritime services
ARTICLE 52 – Special rules relating to the use of frequencies
ARTICLE 53 – Order of priority of communications
ARTICLE 54 – Selective calling
ARTICLE 56 – Narrow-band direct-printing telegraphy
ARTICLE 57 – Radiotelephony
ARTICLE 58 – Charging and accounting for maritime radiocommunications
SECTION II – Appendices
APPENDIX 1 (Rev.WRC-07) – Classification of emissions and necessary bandwidths
APPENDIX 2 (Rev.WRC-03) – Table of transmitter frequency tolerances
APPENDIX 3 (Rev.WRC-03) – Tables of maximum permitted power levels for spurious or spurious domain emissions
APPENDIX 9 – Report of an irregularity or infringement
APPENDIX 10 (Rev.WRC-07) – Report of harmful interference
APPENDIX 12 – Special rules applicable to radiobeacons
APPENDIX 14 (Rev.WRC-07) – Phonetic alphabet and figure code
APPENDIX 15 (Rev.WRC-07) – Frequencies for distress and safety communications for the Global Maritime Distress and Safety System (GMDSS)
APPENDIX 16 (Rev.WRC-07) – Documents with which stations on board ships and aircraft shall be provided
APPENDIX 17 (Rev.WRC-07) – Frequencies and channelling arrangements in the high-frequency bands for the maritime mobile service
APPENDIX 18 (Rev.WRC-07) – Table of transmitting frequencies in the VHF maritime mobile band
APPENDIX 42 (Rev.WRC-07) – Table of allocation of international call sign series
SECTION III – Resolutions
RESOLUTION 18 (Rev.WRC-07) – Relating to the procedure for identifying and announcing the position of ships and aircraft of ...
RESOLUTION 205 (Rev.Mob-87) – Protection of the band 406-406.1 MHz allocated to the mobile-satellite service
RESOLUTION 207 (Rev.WRC-03) – Measures to address unauthorized use of and interference to frequencies in the bands allocated to ...
RESOLUTION 331 (Rev.WRC-07) – Transition to the Global Maritime Distress and Safety System (GMDSS)
RESOLUTION 339 (Rev.WRC-07) – Coordination of NAVTEX services
RESOLUTION 342 (Rev.WRC-2000) – New technologies to provide improved efficiency in the use of the band 156-174 MHz by stations in the maritime...
RESOLUTION 343 (WRC-97) – Maritime certification for personnel of ship stations and ship earth stations for which a radio installation ...
RESOLUTION 344 (Rev.WRC-03) – Management of the maritime mobile service identity numbering resource
RESOLUTION 345 (WRC-97) – Operation of Global Maritime Distress and Safety System equipment on and assignment of ...
RESOLUTION 349 (WRC-97) – Operational procedures for cancelling false distress alerts in the Global Maritime Distress and Safety System
RESOLUTION 351 (Rev.WRC-07) – Review of the frequency and channel arrangements in the HF bands allocated to the maritime mobile service contained...
RESOLUTION 352 (WRC-03) – Use of the carrier frequencies 12 290 kHz and 16 420 kHz for safety-related calling to and from ...
RESOLUTION 354 (WRC-07) – Distress and safety radiotelephony procedures for 2 182 kHz
SECTION IV – ITU-R Recommendations incorporated by reference (Extracts)
RECOMMENDATION ITU-R M.489-2 – TECHNICAL CHARACTERISTICS OF VHF RADIOTELEPHONE EQUIPMENT OPERATING IN THE ...
RECOMMENDATION ITU-R M.492-6 – OPERATIONAL PROCEDURES FOR THE USE OF DIRECT-PRINTING TELEGRAPH EQUIPMENT IN THE ...
RECOMMENDATION ITU-R M.541-9 – Operational procedures for the use of digital selective-calling equipment in the maritime mobile service
RECOMMENDATION ITU-R SM.1138-1 – Determination of necessary bandwidths including examples for their calculation and associated examples for ...
RECOMMENDATION ITU-R M.1171 – RADIOTELEPHONY PROCEDURES IN THE MARITIME MOBILE SERVICE
RECOMMENDATION ITU-R M.1172 – MISCELLANEOUS ABBREVIATIONS AND SIGNALS TO BE USED FOR RADIOCOMMUNICATIONS IN THE MARITIME MOBILE SERVICE
RECOMMENDATION ITU-R M.1173 – TECHNICAL CHARACTERISTICS OF SINGLE-SIDEBAND TRANSMITTERS USED IN THE MARITIME MOBILE SERVICE FOR RADIOTELEPHONY IN ...
RECOMMENDATION ITU-R M.1174-2 – Technical characteristics of equipment used for on-board vessel communications in the bands between 450 and 470 MHz
PART C – Extracts from other ITU-R Recommendations (M Series)
RECOMMENDATION ITU-R M.493-12 – Digital selective-calling system for use in the maritime mobile service
RECOMMENDATION ITU-R M.585-4 – Assignment and use of maritime mobile service identities
RECOMMENDATION ITU-R M.689-2 – INTERNATIONAL MARITIME VHF RADIOTELEPHONE SYSTEM WITH AUTOMATIC FACILITIES BASED ON ...
RECOMMENDATION ITU-R M.1467-1 – Prediction of sea area A2 and NAVTEX ranges and protection of the A2 global maritime distress and ...
RECOMMENDATION ITU-R M.1842 – Characteristics of VHF radio system and equipment for the exchange of data and electronic mail in ...
PART D – Extracts from the International Telecommunication Regulations
Article 1 – Purpose and Scope of the Regulations
Article 2 – Definitions
Article 3 – International Network
Article 4 – International Telecommunication Services
Article 5 – Safety of Life and Priority of Telecommunications
Article 6 – Charging and Accounting
Article 7 – Suspension of Services
Article 9 – Special Arrangements
Article 10 – Final Provisions
APPENDIX 1 – General Provisions Concerning Accounting
APPENDIX 2 – Additional Provisions Relating to Maritime Telecommunications
PART E – Extracts from the ITU-T Recommendations
ITU-T Recommendation D.90 – CHARGING, BILLING, INTERNATIONAL ACCOUNTING AND SETTLEMENT IN THE MARITIME MOBILE SERVICE
ITU-T Recommendation E.217 – Maritime communications – Ship station identity
ITU-T Recommendation F.60 – OPERATIONAL PROVISIONS FOR THE INTERNATIONAL TELEX SERVICE
ITU-T Recommendation F.110 – OPERATIONAL PROVISION FOR THE MARITIME MOBILE SERVICE
ITU-T Recommendation F.120 – SHIP STATION IDENTIFICATION FOR VHF/UHF AND MARITIME MOBILE-SATELLITE SERVICES
PART F – Extracts from the Preface to List VIIA
TABLE 1 – INTERNATIONAL CALL SIGN SERIES
TABLE 2 – BLOCKS OF COAST STATION IDENTIFICATION NUMBERS
TABLE 3 – BLOCKS OF SELECTIVE CALL NUMBERS FOR SHIP STATIONS AND SELECTIVE CALL NUMBERS FOR GROUPS OF SHIP STATIONS
TABLE 4 – MARITIME IDENTIFICATION DIGITS