IEC 61097-16:2019 

Global maritime distress and safety system (GMDSS) - Part 16: Ship earth stations operating in mobile-satellite systems recognized for use in the GMDSS - Operational and performance requirements, methods of testing and required test results


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IEC 61097-16:2019 specifies the minimum operational and performance requirements, methods of testing and required test results for any ship earth stations intended for operation in mobile-satellite systems and services which are recognized by the International Maritime Organization as meeting the criteria required by the IMO under regulation IV/4-1 of the International Convention for the Safety of Life at Sea, 1974, as amended, for the provision of mobile-satellite systems and services in the GMDSS, regardless of the mobile satellite provider used.
This document incorporates the minimum criteria and performance standards of the IMO, currently prescribed in IMO Resolution A.1001(25) in IMO Resolution MSC.434(98) and is also associated with IMO Resolution A.694(17) and IEC 60945.
Matters relating to the installation of the ship earth station are given in Annex A.

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Publication typeInternational Standard
Publication date2019-07-08
Available language(s)English/French
TC/SCTC 80 - Maritime navigation and radiocommunication equipment and systemsrss
ICS47.020.70 - Navigation and control equipment
Stability date  2026
File size1701 KB

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