Radio stations accepting ships" weather and oceanographic reports

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Published by U.S. Dept. of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, National Weather Service in Silver Spring, Md .

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  • Weather reporting, Radio,
  • Radio stations -- United States

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ContributionsUnited States. National Weather Service
The Physical Object
Paginationii, 111 p. :
Number of Pages111
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Open LibraryOL14278298M

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Radio stations accepting ships' weather and oceanographic reports. Silver Spring, Md.: U.S. Dept. of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, National Weather Service, (OCoLC) Radio stations accepting ships' weather and oceanographic observations.

Silver Spring, Md.: U.S. Dept. of Commerce, National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration, National Weather Service, (OCoLC) NOAA Weather Radio All Hazards (NWR) is a nationwide network of radio stations broadcasting continuous weather information directly from the nearest National Weather Service office.

NWR broadcasts official Weather Service warnings, watches, forecasts and other hazard information 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. The booklet has an international list of coastal radio stations that are authorized to accept weather observation messages from ships.

Information for U.S. radio stations was obtained directly from the stations; for foreign radio stations, the data were obtained from the World Meteorological Organization publication, Volume D - Information for Shipping, and from the International Telecommunication Union publication, Coast Stations.

[tabs] About [callout] Rule Part 47 C.F.R, Part 80 Radio Service Code(s) SA - Ship Recreational or Voluntarily Equipped SB - Ship Compulsory Equipped [/callout] A shipboard radio station includes all the transmitting and receiving equipment installed aboard a ship for communications afloat.

Depending on the size, purpose, or destination of a ship, its radio station must meet. We primarily use data reported via the World Meteorological Organization's Voluntary Observing Ship (VOS) program to provide a snapshot of current weather conditions at sea, worldwide. This data can also be used to track the progress of ships at sea.

Many ships do not report their weather observations to WMO, or report only sporadically; these ships will not have records in our RTTY is a system for broadcasting text over radio.

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