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List V - List of Ship Stations and Maritime Mobile Service Identity Assignments

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Edition of 2014  New!   Publication Notice with Order Form

The List of Ship Stations and Maritime Mobile Service Identity Assignments (List V) is a service publication prepared and issued, once a year, by the International Telecommunication Union (ITU), in accordance with provision no. 20.8 of the Radio Regulations (RR). As stipulated in Appendix 16 to the RR, this List shall be provided to all ship stations for which a Global Maritime Distress and Safety System (GMDSS) installation is required by international agreement. New edition expected every April.
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Other editions:   Edition of 2015   Edition of 2013  
 
List IV - List of Coast Stations and Special Service Stations
Edition of 2013  New!   Publication Notice with Order Form

List IV contains important information for the mariner in relation to radiocommunications, including GMDSS (Global Maritime Distress and Safety System) and CP (Public Correspondence) services. Detailed information is provided in relation to the facilities available at each maritime coast radio station. These stations may provide watch-keeping using digital selective calling (DSC) techniques and radiotelephony. The frequencies for transmitting and receiving and the geographical coordinates for each station are listed. Details of additional services such as medical advice, navigational and meteorological warnings, MSI (Maritime Safety Information), AIS (Automatic Identification System), meteorological bulletins and radio time signals are also provided, along with hours of service and operational frequencies. List IV also contains information on port stations, pilot stations, coast Earth stations, VTS stations, contact information of RCC (Rescue Coordination Centres), SAR agencies, Navarea coordinators and AtoNs (AIS Aids to Navigation). It should be noted that no supplements will be printed between two editions. However, a file containing a compilation of changes, notified to this List, will be made available for information, free of charge, through the ITU MARS webpage http://www.itu.int/ITU-R/go/mars Available.
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Other editions:   Edition of 2011  
 
Manual for Use by the Maritime Mobile and Maritime Mobile-Satellite Services (Maritime Manual)

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Edition of 2013  New!   Publication Notice with Order Form

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