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TRANSMISSION SCHEDULES FOR GMDSS SAFETYNET SERVICES
TRANSMISSION SCHEDULE FOR FULL GMDSS SERVICE
27 july 2004 (updated Feb 2012)

METAREA Meteorological Issuing ServiceSatellite Ocean RegionsBroadcast schedule (UTC)
I United Kingdom AOR (E)     0930    2130
II France AOR (E)
AOR (W)
    1015
1015
    2215
2215
III Greece1 AOR (E )     1000     2200
IV USA AOR (W)   0430 1030   1630 2230
V Brazil AOR (E)   0730     1930  
VI Argentina AOR (W) 0230      1730  
VII west of 20E South Africa AOR (E)     0940     1940
VII east of 20E South Africa2 IOR     0940     1940
VIII (N) (north of equator) India IOR     0900   1800  
VIII (S) (south of equator) Mauritius / La Réunion (via France) IOR 0130
00003
06003  1330 12003 18003  
IX Pakistan IOR   0700        
X IOR Australia IOR   04306 (WA coast)1030   16306 (WA coast) 2330
X POR Australia POR   05104 (Bass Strait only) 08155 (NT coast)110017004 (Bass Strait only) 20155 (NT coast)
2300
XI IOR China (for IOR) IOR 0330  1015 1530   2215
XI POR Japan (for POR)7 POR north of equator south of equator 0230   0830 0815 1430   2030 2015
XII USA POR AOR (W)   0545 1145   1745 2345
XIII Russian Federation POR     0930    2130
XIV New Zealand POR01304 (NZ coast only)
0330 (warnings only)
  0930 13304 (NZ coast only)
1530 (warnings only)
  2130
XV Chile AOR (W)         1845  
XVI USA AOR (W)   0515 1115   1715 2315
XVII Canada POR 0300     1500    
XVIII Canada AOR (W) 0300     1500    
XIX Norway AOR (E)     1100     2300
XX Russian Federation IOR   0600     1800  
XXI Russian Federation POR   0600     1800  
1Scheduled bulletins and warnings for the western Mediterranean Sea are prepared by France
2Forecast for area 30°S-50°E / 50°S-80°E and tropical cyclone warnings are prepared by La Réunion
3Tropical Cyclone warnings if any issued by La Réunion as unscheduled broadcasts
4Local time. The Bass Strait bulletins are Coastal Warnings and Forecasts transmitted only to SafetyNET Coastal Area D in Navarea X
5Northern Territory bulletins are Coastal Warnings and Forecasts transmitted only to SafetyNET Coastal Areas G and H in Navarea X
6Local time. Western Australia bulletins are Coastal Warnings and Forecasts transmitted only to SafetyNET Coastal Areas F and G in Navarea X
7Scheduled bulletins and warnings for south of the equator prepared by Australia

For unscheduled broadcasts, these shall be issued for broadcast under the SafetyNET service through all Inmarsat ocean region satellites covering the issuing service's area of responsibility.
MF