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Distress Frequencies

The internationally established frequencies to be used for Distress and Safety and monitored by Search and Rescue are:
      • 518 KHz NAVTEX Maritime Safety Information
      • 121.5 MHz International Civil Aviation Distress Frequency
      • 243.0 MHz International Military Aviation Distress Frequency
      • 156.8 MHz (CH-16) International Maritime Distress and Calling frequency

      • 156.525 MHz (CH-70)- DSC Frequency
      • 2187.5 KHz - DSC Frequency
      • 4207.5 KHz - DSC Frequency
      • 6312.0 KHz - DSC Frequency
      • 8414.5 KHz - DSC Frequency
      • 12577.0 KHz - DSC Frequency
      • 16804.5 KHz - DSC Frequency

      • 2182 KHz MF International Distress and Calling Frequency
      • 406.025 MHz Frequency used by EPIRB, ELT και PLB of the COSPAS-SARSAT System
      JRCC Larnaca maintains continue listening on the following frequencies:
        • 121.5 MHz VHF/AM
        • 134.0 MHz VHF/AM (JRCC Contact frequency)
        • 243.0 MHz UHF/AM
        • 255.0 MHz UHF/AM (JRCC Contact frequency)
        • 156.8 MHz (CH-16) VHF/FM
        • 2182 KHz MF/HF

        The DSC frequencies mentioned above are monitored by Cyprus Coast Station (Cyprus Radio)
        • 518 KHz NAVTEX
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