Waiting For and Receiving and Acknowledgment for a Distress Call
If the radio does not receive an acknowledgment for a distress call, the radio retransmits the distress call randomly between 3.5 to 4.5 minutes later, and continues to retransmit the distress call at random intervals until the radio receives an acknowledgment.
When the radio receives the acknowledgment, it begins beeping and DISTRSS ACK appears on the screen.
- Press any key to turn off the beeping.
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TIP: If the MMSI of the station transmitting the acknowledgment signal is an entry in your directory, the name associated with the MMSI number appears on the screen. If the MMSI of the station is not in your directory, the MMSI number appears on the screen.
- Select ACCEPT.