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Old 02-13-2007
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Originally Posted by Idiens
Ok - so this ship is coming at you at night, so its difficult to read his name and even if you can, do you know his MMSI? You try him on channel 16, no answer, then on channel 13, no answer, etc.. Or you can hit the all-ships call, maybe that will wake him up.
Now add AIS, and the picture looks a lot better, because the AIS should give you his MMSI.
You won't know his MMSI, but AIS would give you that. However, lacking AIS, you could do an Securité type call over DSC and that would help ensure that they would hear the message.
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