What are actions when DSC distress alert is received in area A3/A4 on 2187.5 khz ?

On 2187.5 kHz in sea area A3/A4

  1. Log down the distress alert and inform master.
  2. Set watch on 2182 kHz.
  3. Acknowledge immediately by R/T procedure on 2182 kHz.
  4. If no contact by voice (R/T) acknowledge by DSC.
  5. Relay alert ashore to any CRS/ RCC/ MRCC by any suitable means.


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