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Manual for Use by the Maritime Mobile and Maritime Mobile-Satellite Services (Maritime Manual)

Manual for Use by the Maritime Mobile and Maritime Mobile-Satellite Services (Maritime Manual)
The Maritime Mobile and Maritime Mobile-Satellite Services reflects the regulatory provisions and the latest decisions concerning those services by ITU conferences (including relevant decisions pertaining to the introduction of new systems and techniques). As prescribed in Appendix 16 of the Radio Regulations, the Manual is required to be carried in stations on board ships. Next edition: November 2013

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The Manual for Use by the Maritime Mobile and Maritime Mobile-Satellite Services is published in accordance with Article 20 (No. 20.14) of the Radio Regulations, and results from studies carried out in the ITU-R since 2008. Edition 2013 comprises two volumes, not sold separately. Volume 1 provides descriptive text of the organization and operation of the GMDSS and other maritime operational procedures, while Volume 2 contains the extracts of the regulatory texts associated with maritime operations. Available: mid-November 2013 (English only; other editions to follow)
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Other editions:   Edition of 2011   Edition of 2005   Edition of 2009