October 1980 | NTIA Technical Report TR-80-52
The Coverages of the MF and VHF Maritime Distress Communication Systems
William A. Kissick
Abstract: The radio coverage for two maritime distress communication systems are calculated for those U.S. Coast Guard stations in the contiguous United States. The two systems are: the international MF distress channel and the international VHF distress channel. The predicted coverage for each station is shown as a contour drawn on a map background.
Keywords: radio; coverage; distress; maritime; MF; predictions; VHF
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