Tag Archives: Radio

International Convention for the Safety of Life at Sea (SOLAS)

Adoption: 1 November 1974; Entry into force: 25 May 1980 The SOLAS Convention in its successive forms is generally regarded as the most important of all international treaties concerning the safety of merchant ships. The first version was adopted in 1914, in response to the Titanic disaster, the second in 1929, the third in 1948, […]

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Arlo Maritime is proud to provide you with a new set of courses. Together with our partners we have developed an introduction course in Radio Technics. This course will give the students an overview of the basic radio terms, different radio systems, fundamentals in electronics and much more. The course is directed to an audience with […]

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History of Marine radio

Marine radio was first installed on ships around the turn of the 20th century. In those early days, radio was used primarily for transmission and reception of passenger telegrams. Radio watch-keeping hours were not standardized, and there was no regulatory requirement for carriage of radio by ships. Indeed, there was a general lack of regulation […]

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