ETSI - EN 300 338-5
Electromagnetic compatibility and Radio spectrum Matters (ERM); Technical characteristics and methods of measurement for equipment for generation, transmission and reception of Digital Selective Calling (DSC) in the maritime MF, MF/HF and/or VHF mobile service; Part 5: Handheld VHF Class D DSC
|Publication Date:||1 February 2011|
The present document states the minimum requirements for general communication for handheld VHF radios using the handheld class D DSC for shipborne use.
Class D DSC may be used in the Very High Frequency (VHF) Maritime Mobile Service (MMS), for distress, urgency and safety communication and general communications using telephony for subsequent communications.
The present document is part 5 of a multipart standard that covers the requirements to be fulfilled by equipment that is integrated with a handheld transceiver.
These requirements include the relevant provisions and the guidelines of the IMO as detailed in MSC/Circ.803 [i.1] for non-SOLAS vessels participating in the GMDSS.