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<ul><li> 1. Grunt Productions 2009 A Brief By Lance Grindley DISTRESS SIGNALS </li> <li> 2. Grunt Productions 2009 ANNEX IV of the International Regulations for Preventing Collision at Sea contains details of the International Distress Signals Distress Signals </li> <li> 3. Grunt Productions 2009 a) a gun or other explosive signal fired at intervals of about a minute; Distress Signals </li> <li> 4. Grunt Productions 2009 (b) a continuous sounding with any fog- signaling apparatus; Distress Signals </li> <li> 5. Grunt Productions 2009 (c) rockets or shells, throwing red stars fired one at a time at short intervals; Distress Signals </li> <li> 6. Grunt Productions 2009 2 Star Red Rocket </li> <li> 7. Grunt Productions 2009 (d) a signal made by radiotelegraphy or by any other signaling method consisting of the group ...---... (SOS) in the Morse Code; Distress Signals </li> <li> 8. Grunt Productions 2009 (e) a signal sent by radiotelephony consisting of the spoken word "Mayday"; Distress Signals </li> <li> 9. Grunt Productions 2009 (f) the International Code Signal of distress indicated by N.C.; Distress Signals </li> <li> 10. Grunt Productions 2009 (g) a signal consisting of a square flag having above or below it a ball or anything resembling a ball; Distress Signals </li> <li> 11. Grunt Productions 2009 (h) flames on the vessel (as from a burning tar barrel, oil barrel, etc.); Distress Signals </li> <li> 12. Grunt Productions 2009 (i) a rocket parachute flare or a hand flare showing a red light; Distress Signals </li> <li> 13. Grunt Productions 2009 Parachute Red Rocket </li> <li> 14. Grunt Productions 2009 Pyrotechnics </li> <li> 15. Grunt Productions 2009 Miniflare 3 </li> <li> 16. Grunt Productions 2009 Red Hand Flare </li> <li> 17. Grunt Productions 2009 (j) a smoke signal giving off orange-colored smoke; Distress Signals </li> <li> 18. Grunt Productions 2009 Smoke Float </li> <li> 19. Grunt Productions 2009 (k) slowly and repeatedly raising and lowering arms outstretched to each side; Distress Signals </li> <li> 20. Grunt Productions 2009 (l) the radiotelegraph alarm signal; Vessels in distress may use the radiotelegraph alarm signal or the radiotelephone alarm signal to secure attention to distress calls and messages. The radiotelegraph alarm signal, which is designed to actuate the radiotelegraph auto alarms of vessels so fitted, consists of a series of 12 dashes sent in 1 minute. Distress Signals </li> <li> 21. Grunt Productions 2009 (m) the radiotelephone alarm signal; This signal consists of two audio tones transmitted alternatively on the distress frequency 2182 kHz. This signal is similar in sound to a two-tone siren used by some ambulances. When generated by automated means, it shall be sent continuously as practicable over a period of not less than 30 seconds nor more than 1 minute. Distress Signals </li> <li> 22. Grunt Productions 2009 (n) signals transmitted by emergency position- indicating radio beacons; Distress Signals </li> <li> 23. Grunt Productions 2009 (o) approved signals transmitted by radio communication systems including survival craft transponders. Distress Signals </li> <li> 24. Grunt Productions 2009 The SOS 406 EPIRB satellite distress beacon designed to operate in conjunction with the COSPAS-SARSAT </li> <li> 25. Grunt Productions 2009 SART </li> <li> 26. Grunt Productions 2009 Locating Function </li> <li> 27. Grunt Productions 2009 2. The use or exhibition of any of the foregoing signals except for the purpose of indicating distress and need of assistance and the use of other signals which may be confused with any of the above signals is prohibited. Distress Signals </li> <li> 28. Grunt Productions 2009 3. Attention is drawn to the relevant sections of the International Code of Signals, the Merchant Ship Search and Rescue Manual and the following signals: Distress Signals </li> <li> 29. Grunt Productions 2009 (a) a piece of orange canvas with either a black square and circle or other symbol appropriate for identification from the air; and Distress Signals </li> <li> 30. Grunt Productions 2009 (b) a dye marker. Distress Signals </li> <li> 31. Grunt Productions 2009 (a) a square shape or anything resembling a square shape; and (b) a high intensity white light flashing at regular intervals of 50 to 70 times per minute. Distress Signals </li> <li> 32. Grunt Productions 2009 The following signals, used or exhibited either together or separately, indicate distress and need of assistance: Distress Signals </li> <li> 33. Grunt Productions 2009 Dual Frequency Personal Locator Beacons MCM 330 &amp; SOS Rescue B </li> <li> 34. Grunt Productions 2009 Day &amp; Night Signal </li> <li> 35. Grunt Productions 2009 Other Pyrotechnics </li> <li> 36. Grunt Productions 2009 The following signals are not distress signals Illuminating Flares </li> <li> 37. Grunt Productions 2009 Para Illuminating Rocket </li> <li> 38. Grunt Productions 2009 White Collision Handflare </li> <li> 39. Grunt Productions 2009 Line Throwing Apparatus This is carried by commercial ships. It is a rocket which carries a messenger rope to shore rescue authorities to send up breeches buoy to evacuate crew. </li> </ul>