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G22 RYA Handy Guide to Marine Radio (inc. GMDSS)

Reprinted February 2019

Page 27: In the last paragraph on the page, in the fourth line, the end of the web address has had a character added. It now reads:

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www.itu.int/online/mms/mars/ship_search.sh.

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G31 RYA VHF Handbook

Reprinted December 2019

Page 17: Outdated details on licence fees for Coastal Station Radio (International) and Coastal Station Radio (Marina) have been removed.

Page 57: Reference to 'the MCGA' has been amended to read 'the MCA'.

Page 58: A new sentence has been added at the end of 'The Satellites' section regarding the MEOSAR system.

Page 60: The page on SARTs has been re-written for clarification.

Page 70: The second sub-heading on the page 'Sending an urgency or safety call' has been amended to read 'Sending an urgency or safety announcement'.

Reprinted July 2019

Throughout the book, small red boxes highlighting which items of the RYA VHF Course Syllabus each section relates to have been deleted.

Page 16: The second sentence in the last paragraph on this page has been amended to state:

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The main difference with the Ship Portable Licence is that the licence is not issued for a vessel but to a person, with the intention that the portable equipment listed may be used on multiple vessels in UK territorial waters only.

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Page 18: The first paragraph of the 'Type approval' section has been updated.

Page 25: The two charts in the middle of this page have been updated.

Page 28: The last sentence on this page has been updated regarding channels 75 and 76.

Page 29: The table at the bottom of this page has been updated to include channel numbers for port operations, as well as channel numbers for Maritime Safety Information (UK).

Page 31: The illustration on this page has been updated. In the top-left red speech bubble, the third occurrence of 'Karenita' has been deleted. In the top-right green speech bubble, the second occurrence of 'Blue Tango' has been deleted.

Page 32: The illustration on this page has been updated. In the lop-left red speech bubble, the third occurrence of 'Karenita' has been deleted.

Page 35: The illustration on this page has been updated. In the top-left red speech bubble, the third occurrence of 'Clyde Coastguard' has been deleted.

Page 36: The first illustration on this page has been updated. In the top-left red speech bubble, the third occurrence of 'Cardhu' and the third occurrence of 'Windrift' have been deleted.

Page 36: The second illustration on this page has been updated. In the red left speech bubble, the third occurrence of 'Karenita' has been deleted.

Page 38: References to the 'Maritime Radio Accounting Authority (MRAA)' have been updated to read 'Maritime Accounting Authority (MAA)'.

Page 39: The illustration on this page has been updated.In the top-left red speech bubble, the third occurrence of 'Lyngby Radio' and the third occurrence of 'Cinderella' have been deleted.

Page 45: In the table at the bottom of the page, the row for 'Identity' has been updated.

Page 46: The illustration on this page has been updated. In the top-right red speech bubble, line two, the words 'Motor Cruiser' have been deleted.

Pages 48, 51 and 71: References to 'Mayday Relay' have been amended to read 'Distress Relay'.

Page 51: The illustration on this page has been updated. In the bottom-left speech bubble, line two, the words 'Motor Cruiser' have been deleted.

Page 53: In line two of paragraph two, the duplex working channel numbers have been updated.

Page 55: The illustration on this page has been updated.

Page 57: The second paragraph on this page has been updated.

Page 58: Additional information regarding EPIRBS has been added to the bottom of this page.

Page 59: Paragraph two of the 'Registration' section has been updated.

Page 60: The first paragraph of this page has been updated.

Pages 61, 65, 66, 70 and 71: Some references to 'call' have been amended to read 'announcement'.

Page 63: The 'Types of call' section has been amended to include four types of call, rather than six.

Page 69: Information regarding cancelling a Distress Alert has been added underneath the illustration on this page.

Page 71: The fourth paragraph on this page has been updated.

Pages 72-77: These pages have been replaced and updated.

Pages 82-83: These pages have been replaced and updated.

Pages 84-85: These pages have been replaced and updated.

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