|369AP||Title:||MERCHANT SHIPPING (SAFETY) (RADIO INSTALLATIONS) REGULATIONS||Gazette Number:|
|Regulation:||10||Heading:||VHF radiotelephone station||Version Date:||30/06/1997|
(1) The VHF radiotelephone installation shall be in the upper part of the ship and control of the VHF channels shall be immediately available on the bridge convenient to the place from which the ship is normally navigated.
(2) A card of instructions giving a clear summary of the distress, urgency and safety procedures shall be displayed at each VHF operating position. In Hong Kong ships the card of instructions shall be in English.
(3) On Hong Kong radiotelegraph ships, means shall be provided in new installations to enable reception by the VHF radiotelephone installation to be monitored in the radio room during distress incidents.