Maritime Radio Services

Maritime Radio Services

Overview
The NCA grants Maritime Radio license to aid ship owners and coast guards communicate between coast stations and ship stations, between two or more ship stations or between associated board communications systems.

Marine VHF radio refers to the radio frequency range between 156.0-174.0 MHZ. It is used for a wide variety of purposes, including summoning rescue services and communicating with harbours and docks.
Technical Information
MARITIME RADIO COMMUNICATION
  1. Marine HF Fixed and Mobile Stations
  2. These refer to maritime radiocommunications in the frequency band 1.6 MHz to 30 MHz allocated to maritime radio service. The service may also be used by survival craft stations and emergency position-indicating radio beacon stations.
  3. Marine VHF Fixed and Mobile Stations
  4. Refers to maritime radiocommunications in the frequency band 156MHz to 162MHz allocated to maritime radio service. The service may also be used by survival craft stations and emergency position-indicating radio beacon stations.
  5. Limited Coast Station
  6. It refers to an on-shore maritime radio station that may monitor radio distress function frequencies and relays ship-to-ship and ship-to-land communications.
  7. Ship Radio Station
  8. It is a radio station located onboard a sea vessel. The ITU Radio Regulations define it as "A mobile station in the maritime mobile service located onboard a vessel which is not permanently moored, other than a survival craft station.
Fees And Charges