Element 7R: Restricted GMDSS Radio Operating Practices

effective 8/01/2006

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7R-A-48: VHF-DSC Calls: Routine, Ship-to-Ship

7R-48G1: How are Routine calls usually formatted/initiated?

By making the appropriate key strokes to select the appropriate menu choices.

By pressing the “Distress Hot Key”.

By pressing the “Alarm” button and then selecting from various options.

None of the above

7R-48G2: What would be the appropriate menu choice when calling another ship station?





7R-48G3: What would be the appropriate channel selection for follow-on voice communications for a Routine priority call to another vessel?





7R-48G4: If the vessel you wish to call is not listed in your VHF address book, what action should be taken?

Either of the above

The vessel’s MMSI number must be manually entered during the call setup.

The vessel’s name and MMSI number may be entered in the address book for access during call setup.

None of the above

7R-48G5: What conditions must exist for a completely automatic DSC acknowledgement of a Routine call and change to suggested working channel?

The receiving station must be set up for automatic response.

Both stations must be monitoring Ch-16.

The receiving station must be monitoring the suggested working frequency.

None of the above

7R-48G6: What actions will take place upon receipt of a Routine call from another vessel if both vessels are programmed for automatic response?

The call particulars will appear on the screen and the channel will change to the suggested working frequency.

The alarm will sound.

The alarm will sound and the channel will change.

All of the above may be true.

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