Goto Section: 80.320 | 80.322 | Table of Contents
Revised as of September 1, 2021
Goto Year:2020 |
§ 80.321 Acknowledgement of receipt of distress message.
(a) Stations of the maritime mobile service which receive a distress
message from a mobile station which is beyond any possible doubt in
their vicinity must immediately acknowledge receipt. However, in areas
where reliable communication with one or more coast stations is
practicable, ship stations may defer this acknowledgement for a short
interval so that a coast station may acknowledge receipt.
(b) Stations of the maritime mobile service which receive a distress
message from a mobile station which beyond any possible doubt is not in
their vicinity, must allow a short interval of time to elapse before
acknowledging receipt of the message in order to permit stations nearer
to the mobile station in distress to acknowledge receipt without
Goto Section: 80.320 | 80.322
Goto Year: 2020 |
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