Welcome to the GMDSS Quiz

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  1. 15 Random Questions

    A selection of 15 questions covering all topic areas

  2. Antennas(16 questions)

    Operation, types & safety issues

  3. Equipment Tests(16 questions)

    Frequency, duration and types of tests carried out on a range of GMDSS radio equipment

  4. AGC, Power and Emissions(14 questions)

    Automatic Gain Control, Transmitter Power, Modes & Classes of Emission

  5. Batteries(9 questions)

    Care and maintenance of batteries

  6. Distress, Urgency and Safety(42 questions)

    Procedures relating to Distress, Urgency and Safety Communicatons

  7. DSC(14 questions)

    Procedures and channels for Digital Selective Calling

  8. Frequencies and Channels(11 questions)

    Use of frequencies/channels in the GMDSS

  9. General(32 questions)

    Additional questions about GMDSS rules and regulations

  10. GMDSS Sea Areas(5 questions)

    Sea areas 1 - 4

  11. IAMSAR(9 questions)

    Questions relating to IAMSAR procedure words

  12. Radio Propagation(14 questions)

    Types, modes, paths & selection of frequency/channel

  13. EPIRBs and SARTs(17 questions)

    Types, coverage and functions

  14. Simplex and Duplex(5 questions)

    Types of transmission

  15. DSC Priority(4 questions)

    Questions focusing on signal priorities for Digital Selective Calling (DSC)

  16. Navtex(6 questions)

    Message types, frequencies used & operation

  17. False Distress Alerts(4 questions)

    Action to be taken following a false distress alert from own vessel

  18. RT (voice) Signals(4 questions)

    Voice signals to be used in Distress, Urgency and Safety situations, for radio and satellite communications

  19. Publications(4 questions)

    Use of Admiralty List of Radio Signals (ALRS), Admiralty Digital Radio Signals (ADRS) and other publications relating to GMDSS