Coastal radio station for sea area A1 of the Global Maritime Distress and Safety System (GMDSS) in Mariupol (GMDSS CRS A1 in Mariupol) has performed its functions since 22.01.2002 and complies with requirements of the IMO Resolution A.801(19).
Data on GMDSS CRS A1 in Mariupol:
- MMSI: 002723650;
- call sign: MARIUPOL RCC;
- coordinates: 47003'18'' S latitude and 37030'24'' E longitude;
- range: 20 nautical miles (nm);
- telephone: +38 (0629) 40-28-53;
- mobile phone: +38 (067) 487-32-76;
Requirements of functioning of GMDSS CRS A1 in Mariupol 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 Mariupol (GMDSS CRC in Mariupol) 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 Mariupol 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 Mariupol uses VHF duplex (operational) channel 22 within the range of MMS (transmission radio frequency of the coastal station – 161,700 MHz; transmission radio frequency of shipboard stations – 157,100 MHz).