Coastal radio stations for sea areas A1, A2 of the Global Maritime Distress and Safety System (GMDSS) in Odesa (GMDSS CRS A1, A2 in Odesa) have performed its functions since 2003 and comply with requirements of the IMO Resolution A.801(19).
Data on GMDSS CRS A1, A2 in Odesa:
- MMSI: 002723660;
- call sign: ODESA RCC;
- coordinates: 46022'39'' S latitude and 36046'53'' E longitude (Transmitting radio centre);
A1 – 23 nautical miles (nm);
A2 – 200 nm (except for shadow area);
- telephone: +38 (048) 237-60-07;
- mobile phone: +38 (067) 487-32-41;
Requirements of functioning of GMDSS CRS A1, A2 in Odesa 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 Odesa (GMDSS CRC in Odesa) 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 Black Sea).
GMDSS CRC in Odesa keeps uninterrupted watch in the mode of radiotelephony on a frequency of 2182 kHz (MF within the range of MMS) and 156,8 MHz (VHF channel 16 within the range of MMS), in the mode of digital selective calling (DSC) on a frequency of 2187,5 kHz (MF within the range of MMS) and 156,525 MHz (VHF channel 70 of MMS).
Additionally, GMDSS CRC in Odesa uses calling frequency of 2191 kHz (MF within the range of MMS) if a frequency of 2182 kHz is occupied by distress signal exchange (emergency radio traffic), and also VHF duplex channel 86 MF within the range of MMS (transmission radio frequency of the coastal station – 161,925 MHz; transmission radio frequency of shipboard stations – 157,325 MHz).