What are actions when DSC distress alert is received in any sea areas on 8414.5 khz or HF frequency?

On 8414.5 , kHz or any HF frequency in any sea areas.

  1. Donot acknowledge.
  2. Log down the distress alert and inform master.
  3. Set watch on corresponding HF R/T distress frequency.
  4. Wait for almost 03 minutes for DRS to acknowledge.
  5. If no acknowledgement received from CRS by R/T or DSC.
  6. Relay the alert ashore to any CRS/ RCC/ MRCC by any suitable means.


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