What is General search and Rescue communications ?

  1. Seelonce Mayday :-

 It is transmitted by controlling (station)

 OR

The station controlling the distress traffic may impose silence on any interfering station by using the terms.

  1. Seelonce Distress :-

Stations other than the controlling station may impose silence on an interfering stations by using this term.

  1. Prudonce :-

When complete silence is no longer necessary on the frequency which is being used. It indicates distress in force, but restricted working may be resumed.

  1. Seelonce feenee :-

It means controlling station is announcing that distress traffic has ceased on a frequency which has been used for distress and is no longer necessary and normal working may be resumed.

Note:-
  • Distress traffic consists of all message relating to the immediate assistance required by a ship in distress, including search and rescue communication and on scene communications.
  •  The control of traffic is initially the responsibility of the station in distress but in usually transfered, when appropriate, to a properly equipped station such as a local coast station normally the RCC.

AMIT KUMAR

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