GMDSS

As a part of the Global Maritime Distress and Safety System the Prefectura Naval (Coastguard) operates this system with digital selective calling in Buenos Aires, Mar del Plata, Comodoro Rivadavia and Río Gallegos, as per the following details:

 

Name and position

of stations

MMSI

Sea Area A1

35NM (1)

Sea Area A2

250 NM (2)

Sea Area A3 and A4

4207.5 kHz (3)

Buenos Aires

PNA Radio

34°36’30”S / 58°22’00”W

007010001 24 hrs. 24 hrs. 24 hrs.

Mar del Plata

PNA Radio

30°03’00”S / 57°32’00”W

007010003 24 hrs. 24 hrs. 24 hrs.

Comodoro Rivadavia

PNA Radio

045°51’00”S / 67°25’00”W

007010008 24 hrs. -- --

Río Gallegos

PNA Radio

51°37’00”S / 69°03’29”W

007010010 24 hrs. 24 hrs. 24 hrs.

(PNA) Prefectura Naval Argentina. (1) ... Channel 70. (2) ... 2187.5 kHz. (3) ... 6312 kHz, 8414.5 kHz, 12577 kHz and 16804.5 kHz.