Galileo

Galileo Innovates Search and Rescue

In 2020 the Galileo Navigation Satellite System will present Return Link Service. With it, anyone who got into emergency situation and uses a Cospas-Sarsat receiver will be assured that his SOS signal is received and help is surely coming. The development of international search and rescue service started with the launching of the Cospas-Sarsat global distress satellite network in 1981, continued in the 2000s when in the 406MHz search and rescue beacons the GPS receivers were installed... Read more >>
Communication

Communication Systems in the Maritime Industry

Marine communication has long history and continues developing to this day. For the last years this field have been changed and innovated greatly.  At the first stages of its evolution semaphores and flags were used, later mariners began using radio for transmitting distress signals and also Morse code was in practice. Only in the second half of twentieth century IMO brought in an automated system of ship-to-ship or ship-to-shore communication and the constant presence of... Read more >>

EPIRB testing by MRTS-7M

Our customers and friends know that this year we presented the new great multifunctional tester MRTS-7M that provides testing of AIS, EPIRB, VHF, MF/HF radio stations, NAVTEX and other GMDSS equipment. We hope this portable device will win your respect and become your indispensable and reliable assistant for radio survey. Did you want to know how to test EPIRB? This video undoubtedly will interest all who deals with the GMDSS equipment testing. We show you how to provide testing of... Read more >>
9GHz SART Tester

9GHz SART Tester

The SART Tester is designed to provide accurate, independent validation of the operation of any Radar-SART in accordance with the requirements of IMO Resolution A.802(19) and SOLAS - 74/88. Measure signal level and duration, count the number of sweeps and calculate the Distance from SART across radial line on the radar screen, verifies the signal in frequency range of 9140…9560 MHz.

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SART Tester

SART Tester

The SART Tester provides precise, complete verification of the operation of any Search and Rescue Transponder in accordance with the requirements of IMO Resolution A.802(19). It is professional and user-friendly device for radio surveyors, inspectors, classification societies and administrative authorities.

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GMDSS Tester MRTS-7

GMDSS Tester MRTS-7

The MF/HF/VHF/DSC/NAVTEX Marine Radio Test System MRTS-7 is intended to provide accurate, independent validation of the operation of GMDSS-radios in accordance with the requirements under IMO A.948(23) resolution.

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Sarsat Beacon Monitor 406

Sarsat Beacon Monitor 406

Cospas-Sarsat Distress Signal Fixed Receiver (hereafter as Sarsat Beacon Monitor 406 – 406MHz emergency radio beacon monitoring system) is intended for 406MHz emergency radio beacon rapid signals reception, decoding and positioning. The equipment is destined to reduce rescue operation time.

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GMDSS Test equipment for Radio Survey or Inspection

We are proud to offer the GMDSS Testers, perfect test instruments for radio inspectors performing mandatory, periodical surveys of:

  • Ship-borne communications equipment: MF/HF/VHF radios with DSC
  • COSPAS-SARSAT 406MHz Radio Beacons, such as EPIRBs and PLBs of all types and manufacturers
  • Mobile AIS stations Class A and Class B, AIS-SARTs, AtoNs, AIS Base stations
  • Search and Rescue Radar Transponders (SARTs)
  • Navtex Equipment

Developed and manufactured for professional checking and easy use, testers are used for radio survey all over the globe.

GMDSS Testers are required for approval by classification societies to become a recognized surveyor.

Thank you for your interest in our products!

EPIRB Tester

News

Guidance on AIS devices agreed

The Sub-Committee endorsed a draft Safety of Navigation (SN.1) circular providing information to seafarers on the display of AIS-SART, AIS Man Overboard (MOB) and EPIRB-AIS devices, for submission to the MSC for approval.

GMDSS modernization on agenda

The modernization of the Global Maritime Distress and Safety System (GMDSS), e-navigation implementation and new and amended ships’ routeing proposals are among items on a busy agenda as the third session of IMO’s Sub-Committee on Navigation, Communication, Search and Rescue (NCSR) gets underway (29 February-4 March).