NAVTEXT

 

THE NAVTEX SYSTEM

International NAVTEX Service is the coordinated broadcast and automatic reception on the frequency 518 kHz of Maritime Safety Information by means of narrow-band direct-printing telegraphy using the English language.

National NAVTEX Service is the broadcast and automatic reception of Maritime Safety Information by means of narrow-band direct-printing telegraphy using frequencies other than 518 kHz and languages as decided by the countries concerned.

Purpose of NAVTEX

NAVTEX is a low-cost, International System, for the automatic dissemination of MSI by narrow band direct printing, to ships. NAVTEX provides shipping with MSI and urgent information by automatic printout from a dedicated receiver. It is suitable for use ...

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