Radio equipment - Sea areas Al, A2, A3 and A4

In addition to carrying the equipment for A1,A2,A3 every ship engaged on voyages in all sea areas shall be provided with:

  • TWO MF/HF radio installation WITH CAPABILITIES TO OPERATE ON NBDP
  • An MF/HF DSC watchkeeping receiver as described earlier
  • A 406 MHz EPIRB WITH HYDROSTATIC RELEASE

In addition, ships shall be capable of transmitting and receiving general radiocommunications using radiotelephony