Coastal radio station for sea area A1 of the Global Maritime Distress and Safety System (GMDSS) in Berdiansk (CRS A1 GMDSS in Berdiansk) has performed its functions since 2003 and complies with requirements of the IMO Resolution A.801(19).
Data on GMDSS CRS A1 in Berdiansk:
- MMSI: 002723672;
- call sign: BERDIANSK RCC;
- coordinates: 46045'11'' S latitude and 36046'53'' E longitude;
- range: 20 nautical miles (nm);
- telephone: +38 (06153) 6-22-15;
- fax: +38 (06153) 6-25-17;
- mobile phone: +38 (067) 487-33-69;
Requirements of functioning of GMDSS CRS A1 in Berdiansk are determined by appropriate international legislative instruments of the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) and the International Maritime Organization that are provided separate or in co-operation.
GMDSS Coastal radio centre in Berdiansk (GMDSS CRC in Berdiansk) as the functional unit of the enterprise provides stable and reliable communication on the organizational and technical level in this part of the search and rescue region of Ukraine (part of the Sea of Azov).
GMDSS CRC in Berdiansk keeps uninterrupted watch in the mode of radiotelephony on a frequency of 156,8 MHz (VHF channel 16 within the range of MMS), in the mode of digital selective calling (DSC) on a frequency of 156,525 MHz (VHF channel 70 of MMS).
Additionally, GMDSS CRC in Berdiansk uses VHF duplex (operational) channel 85 within the range of MMS (transmission radio frequency of the coastal station – 161,8750 MHz; transmission radio frequency of shipboard stations – 157,2750 MHz).