Submitting and monitoring messages (incl. MF/VHF)
|Message||Frequency and channel||Time|
|1650 kHz / VHF channels 1; 3; 5; 7; 20; 26; 27||06.33 (LT)|
|Navigation warnings||3310 kHz / VHF channels 1; 3; 5; 7; 20; 26; 27||02.33 (UTC)|
|Storm warnings||3310 kHz / VHF channels 1; 3; 5; 7; 20; 26; 27||On air immediately after silence minutes|
The radio phone system consists of 18 VHF support stations covering the A1 area with four radio channels.
On channel 70, automatic maritime distress signals are transferred in accordance with GMDSS requirements as well as communication calls via DSC (digital selective calling).
On channel 16, automatic maritime distress signals and communication calls continue to be transferred via an operator for ships that do not have a new communication system. From now on, the same channel can also be used for transmitting information related to maritime safety as well as for communication during rescue works.
Channel 69 is a working channel for the state fleet.
On channels 1; 3; 5; 7; 20; 26; 27 (working channels for duplex communication), Tallinn Raadio transfers weather, ice and navigation messages in the maritime communication network. A relevant prenotice is given on channel 16.
|Additionally, the radio phone system has intermediary and short wave:|