16.4 Meteorological information may only be obtained from the OA and publicly broadcast radio or publicly broadcast satellite transmissions. Meteorological information from the OA will be provided mainly as data in GRIB format and updated twice daily and available as required through race control. Additional information may be supplied such as surface analysis charts, satellite images. Failure of the OA to have available, or of Boats to receive, meteorological information shall not be grounds for redress. This amends RRS 62.1(a).
16.6 Unless specifically permitted in NOR 16.4 the receiving of e-mails from FTP-to email, Internet-to-email, WWW-to-email or email subscription services (paid or unpaid) is not allowed.
16.7 While Racing: sat-phone communications are not permitted to or from the Boat, unless: the OA, RC or a duty officer has pre-approved the call. Mobile telephones shall not be used and if carried on-board shall be sealed in a container or similar.
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