Switzerland and the Principality of Liechtenstein
Radio Interface Regulation

784.101.21 / RIR06011)
GMDSS

RIR0601-01
GMDSS
156 - 174 MHz
VHF radio equipment with DSC
Edition 3.0 / 01.08.2018

Nr Parameter2)DescriptionComments
1Radiocommunication serviceMaritime mobile-
2ApplicationGMDSSVHF-radio installation capable of transmitting and receiving DSC and radiotelephony.
3Frequency band156 - 174 MHz-
4Channelling12.5 kHz, 25 kHz-
5Modulation / Occupied bandwidthG2B, G3E-
6Direction / Separation--
7Transmit power / Power densityMax. 25 W-
8Channel access and occupation rules--
9Authorisation regimeGMDSS radio operator certificate and ship station license are mandatory.Maritime VHF radio equipment shall not be operated on Swiss territory.
10Additional essential requirementsEN 301 025, EN 302 885.See also SR 784.101.21, VFAV, Anhang 1.
11Frequency planning assumptionsEN 301 025-
12Planned changes--
13ReferenceEN 301 025, EN 302 885 /-/-.Effective use of spectrum / ECC Decisions / ECC Recommendations.
14Notification numberG/TBT/N/CHE/102
2008/9503/CH
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15RemarksEN 301 843-2. EN 300 338, ITU-R, SOLAS, IMO.-

Normative part: 1 to 11
Informative part: Nr 12 to 15

1) RIR for similar and/or other applications are available under: https://www.bakom.admin.ch/bakom/en/home/frequenzen-antennen/nationaler-frequenzzuweisungsplan/schnittstellen-anforderungen.html
2) For explanations and legal status, please refer to basis document 784.101.21 / RIR0000