IEC 61097-2:2008 

Global maritime distress and safety system (GMDSS) - Part 2: COSPAS-SARSAT EPIRB - Satellite emergency position indicating radio beacon operating on 406 MHz - Operational and performance requirements, methods of testing and required test results

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Abstract

Specifies the minimum performance requirements, technical characteristics and type-testing requirements of the satellite emergency position-indicating radio beacon used in the COSPAS-SARSAT satellite system (satellite EPIRB), as required by the International Convention for Safety of Life at Sea (SOLAS). Is associated with IEC 60945 and incorporates the performance standards of the relevant IMO Resolutions and ITU Regulations. Significant changes in this third edition include revised characteristics for the low duty cycle light, together with a revised test to allow the use of white LEDs. Other requirements have been clarified or revised as well.

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Publication typeInternational Standard
Publication date2008-01-22
Edition3.0
Available language(s)English
TC/SCTC 80 - Maritime navigation and radiocommunication equipment and systemsrss
ICS47.020.70 - Navigation and control equipment
Stability date  2020
Pages44
File size1052 KB

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