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More links

Globalstar - satellite service site - including latest coverage map

Densham and Associates Australia-based consultancy who’s web site has a useful description of the various components of the GMDSS, links to many other useful sites, and which hosts a ‘GMDSS forum’ where you can post your questions for wide readership amongst GMDSS specialists, regulators and users.

Iridium - global satellite service site

Thuraya - satellite service site - including latest coverage map

RTCM - Radio Technical Commission for Maritime Services - web site includes a Guide to GMDSS Equipment required to be fitted to various types of vessel, depending on ‘GMDSS Sea Area of Operation’

INTERNATIONAL WEATHER SERVICES - This link takes to to an international site with links to marine weather forecast information as broadcast of SafetyNET/NAVTEX