Technical characteristics and methods of measurement for equipment for generation, transmission and reception of Digital Selective Calling (DSC) in the maritime MF, MF/HF and/or VHF mobile service - Part 1: Common requirements

The present document states the minimum requirements for equipment to be used for generation, transmission and
reception of Digital Selective Calling (DSC) for use on board ships.
DSC is intended to be used in the Medium Frequency (MF), High Frequency (HF) and Very High Frequency (VHF)
bands of the Maritime Mobile Service (MMS), for distress, urgency and safety communication and general
communications.
The present document is part 1 of a multi-part deliverable that covers the requirements to be fulfilled by:
• DSC equipment integrated with a transmitter and/or a receiver;
• DSC equipment not integrated with a transmitter and/or a receiver.
These requirements include the relevant provisions of the ITU Radio Regulations [i.15] and Recommendations ITU-R
M.493-15 [2], M.541-10 [3], M.689-3 [4] and M.1082-1 [5], the International Convention for the Safety Of Life At Sea
(SOLAS) [i.14], and the following resolutions/circulars of the International Maritime Organization (IMO):
A.694(17) [14], A.803(19) [15] amended by MSC.68(68) Annex 1 [17], A.804(19) [16], MSC.68(68) Annex 2 [17],
A.806(19) [18], MSC.68(68) Annex 3 [17], MSC 302(87) [12] and MSC/Circ.862 [19].
Equipment for generation, transmission and reception of DSC designed according to the following equipment classes:
• Class A: includes all the facilities defined in annex 1 of Recommendation ITU-R M.493-15 [2] and complies
Performance Standards A.803(19) for VHF [15], A.804(19) for MF [16] and A.806(19) for MF/HF equipment
capable of voice and DSC [18].
• Class D: provides minimum facilities for VHF DSC distress, urgency and safety as well as routine calling and
reception as recommended by IMO MSC/Circ.803 [i.2] for non-SOLAS vessels participating in the GMDSS
and defined by Recommendation ITU-R M.493-15 [2].
• Class E: provides minimum facilities for MF and/or HF DSC distress, urgency and safety as well as routine
calling and reception as recommended by IMO MSC/Circ.803 [i.2] for non-SOLAS vessels participating in the
GMDSS and Recommendation ITU-R M.493-15 [2].
• Class H: provides minimum facilities for handheld VHF DSC distress, urgency and safety as well as routine
calling and reception as recommended by IMO MSC/Circ.803 [i.2] for non-SOLAS vessels participating in the
GMDSS and Recommendation ITU-R M.493-15 [2].
• Class M: provides minimum facilities for VHF Man Overboard devices as defined in Recommendation
ITU-R M.493-15 [2].
NOTE 1: Class A equipment may support the optional semi-automatic/automatic service in accordance with
Recommendations ITU-R M.689-3 [4], M.1082-1 [5] and M.493-15 [2], tables A1-4.10.1 and A1-4.10.2
and are encouraged to do so.
NOTE 2: Class D and Class E equipment may also support the optional semi-automatic/automatic service.
NOTE 3: Class D, Class E, Class H should provide a defined list of functions as a closed list for these classes of
equipment is the preferable approach to ensure safe and simple operation. Optional functions should be
avoided, with the intention to provide the same functionality of all equipment of one class.

Tehnične karakteristike in merilne metode za naprave, ki generirajo, oddajajo in sprejemajo digitalni selektivni klic (DSC) v pomorski mobilni storitvi, ki deluje v območju MF, MF/HF oziroma VHF - 1. del: Splošne zahteve

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ETSI EN 300 338-1 V1.6.1 (2021-05)
EUROPEAN STANDARD
Technical characteristics and methods of measurement
for equipment for generation, transmission
and reception of Digital Selective Calling (DSC)
in the maritime MF, MF/HF and/or VHF mobile service;
Part 1: Common requirements
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2 ETSI EN 300 338-1 V1.6.1 (2021-05)
Reference
REN/ERM-TGMAR-610
Keywords
DSC, GMDSS, maritime, radio
ETSI
650 Route des Lucioles
F-06921 Sophia Antipolis Cedex - FRANCE
Tel.: +33 4 92 94 42 00 Fax: +33 4 93 65 47 16
Siret N° 348 623 562 00017 - APE 7112B
Association à but non lucratif enregistrée à la
Sous-Préfecture de Grasse (06) N° w061004871
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limited to, the warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose and non-infringement of intellectual property

rights and ETSI shall not be held liable in any event for any damages whatsoever (including, without limitation, damages

for loss of profits, business interruption, loss of information, or any other pecuniary loss) arising out of or related to the use

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Contents

Intellectual Property Rights ................................................................................................................................ 7

Foreword ............................................................................................................................................................. 7

Modal verbs terminology .................................................................................................................................... 8

1 Scope ........................................................................................................................................................ 9

2 References .............................................................................................................................................. 10

2.1 Normative references ....................................................................................................................................... 10

2.2 Informative references ...................................................................................................................................... 11

3 Definition of terms, symbols and abbreviations ..................................................................................... 12

3.1 Terms ................................................................................................................................................................ 12

3.2 Symbols ............................................................................................................................................................ 13

3.3 Abbreviations ................................................................................................................................................... 13

4 General requirements ............................................................................................................................. 14

4.1 General ............................................................................................................................................................. 14

4.2 Frequencies....................................................................................................................................................... 14

4.3 Classes of emission .......................................................................................................................................... 15

4.4 Accessibility ..................................................................................................................................................... 15

4.5 Calibration ........................................................................................................................................................ 15

4.6 Controls and indicators ..................................................................................................................................... 15

4.6.1 General ........................................................................................................................................................ 15

4.6.2 Markings ..................................................................................................................................................... 15

4.7 Distress alert activation .................................................................................................................................... 16

4.8 Own MMSI ...................................................................................................................................................... 16

4.9 Group MMSI .................................................................................................................................................... 16

4.10 Own position .................................................................................................................................................... 16

4.11 Light sources .................................................................................................................................................... 17

4.12 Operation .......................................................................................................................................................... 17

4.13 Routine testing .................................................................................................................................................. 17

4.14 Safety precautions ............................................................................................................................................ 17

4.14.1 Excessive current and voltage ..................................................................................................................... 17

4.14.2 Protection .................................................................................................................................................... 17

4.14.3 Earthing ...................................................................................................................................................... 17

4.14.4 Access ......................................................................................................................................................... 17

4.15 Memory ............................................................................................................................................................ 18

4.16 Compass safe distance ...................................................................................................................................... 18

4.17 Instructions ....................................................................................................................................................... 18

4.18 Warming-up period .......................................................................................................................................... 18

4.18.1 Time ............................................................................................................................................................ 18

4.18.2 Heaters ........................................................................................................................................................ 18

4.18.3 Heating circuits ........................................................................................................................................... 18

4.19 Selection of signal characteristics .................................................................................................................... 19

4.20 Automatic/semi-automatic service ................................................................................................................... 19

4.21 RF power used for DSC signalling ................................................................................................................... 19

5 Test conditions ....................................................................................................................................... 19

5.1 Test conditions, power sources, and ambient temperatures .............................................................................. 19

5.1.1 Normal and extreme test conditions............................................................................................................ 19

5.1.2 Test power source ....................................................................................................................................... 19

5.2 Normal test conditions ...................................................................................................................................... 19

5.2.1 Normal temperature and humidity .............................................................................................................. 19

5.2.2 Normal power sources ................................................................................................................................ 20

5.2.2.1 Battery power source............................................................................................................................. 20

5.2.2.2 Other power sources .............................................................................................................................. 20

5.3 Extreme test conditions .................................................................................................................................... 20

5.3.0 General ........................................................................................................................................................ 20

5.3.1 Extreme temperatures ................................................................................................................................. 20

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5.3.2 Extreme values of test power sources ......................................................................................................... 20

5.3.2.1 Battery power source............................................................................................................................. 20

5.3.2.2 Other power sources .............................................................................................................................. 20

5.3.3 Procedure for tests at extreme temperatures ............................................................................................... 20

5.4 Standard test signals ......................................................................................................................................... 20

5.4.1 References to standard test signals ............................................................................................................. 20

5.4.2 Standard test signal no. 1 ............................................................................................................................ 21

5.4.3 Standard test signal no. 2 ............................................................................................................................ 21

5.4.4 Standard test signal no. 3 ............................................................................................................................ 21

5.4.5 Standard test signal no. 4 ............................................................................................................................ 21

5.5 Determination of the symbol error rate in the output of the receiving part ...................................................... 21

5.6 Test Impedances ............................................................................................................................................... 21

6 RF test or baseband test of DSC equipment ........................................................................................... 22

6.1 RF test of integrated DSC equipment ............................................................................................................... 22

6.1.1 SOLAS VHF class A .................................................................................................................................. 22

6.1.2 Non-SOLAS VHF class D .......................................................................................................................... 22

6.1.3 SOLAS MF/HF class A .............................................................................................................................. 22

6.1.4 Non-SOLAS MF/HF class E ...................................................................................................................... 22

6.1.5 Non-SOLAS VHF class H .......................................................................................................................... 22

6.1.6 MoB class M ............................................................................................................................................... 22

6.2 Baseband test of non-integrated DSC equipment ............................................................................................. 22

6.2.1 VHF Encoder .............................................................................................................................................. 22

6.2.1.1 Frequency error ..................................................................................................................................... 22

6.2.1.1.1 Definition......................................................................................................................................... 22

6.2.1.1.2 Method of measurements................................................................................................................. 22

6.2.1.1.3 Limits .............................................................................................................................................. 22

6.2.1.2 Output voltage ....................................................................................................................................... 23

6.2.1.2.1 Definition......................................................................................................................................... 23

6.2.1.2.2 Method of measurement .................................................................................................................. 23

6.2.1.2.3 Limits .............................................................................................................................................. 23

6.2.1.3 Bit stream speed .................................................................................................................................... 23

6.2.1.3.1 Definition......................................................................................................................................... 23

6.2.1.3.2 Method of measurement .................................................................................................................. 23

6.2.1.3.3 Limits .............................................................................................................................................. 23

6.2.1.4 Unwanted spectral components of the output signal ............................................................................. 23

6.2.1.4.1 Definition......................................................................................................................................... 23

6.2.1.4.2 Method of measurement .................................................................................................................. 23

6.2.1.4.3 Limits .............................................................................................................................................. 24

6.2.1.5 Residual frequency modulation ............................................................................................................. 24

6.2.1.5.1 Definition......................................................................................................................................... 24

6.2.1.5.2 Method of measurement .................................................................................................................. 24

6.2.1.5.3 Limits .............................................................................................................................................. 24

6.2.2 VHF DSC decoder ...................................................................................................................................... 25

6.2.2.1 Dynamic range ...................................................................................................................................... 25

6.2.2.1.1 Definition......................................................................................................................................... 25

6.2.2.1.2 Method of measurement .................................................................................................................. 25

6.2.2.1.3 Limits .............................................................................................................................................. 25

6.2.2.2 Noise immunity ..................................................................................................................................... 25

6.2.2.2.1 Definition......................................................................................................................................... 25

6.2.2.2.2 Method of test .................................................................................................................................. 25

6.2.2.2.3 Limits .............................................................................................................................................. 25

6.2.3 MF/HF DSC encoder .................................................................................................................................. 26

6.2.3.1 Frequency error ..................................................................................................................................... 26

6.2.3.1.1 Definition......................................................................................................................................... 26

6.2.3.1.2 Method of measurement .................................................................................................................. 26

6.2.3.1.3 Limits .............................................................................................................................................. 26

6.2.3.2 Output voltage ....................................................................................................................................... 26

6.2.3.2.1 Definition......................................................................................................................................... 26

6.2.3.2.2 Method of measurement .................................................................................................................. 26

6.2.3.2.3 Limits .............................................................................................................................................. 26

6.2.3.3 Bit stream speed .................................................................................................................................... 26

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6.2.3.3.1 Definition......................................................................................................................................... 26

6.2.3.3.2 Method of measurement .................................................................................................................. 26

6.2.3.3.3 Limits .............................................................................................................................................. 27

6.2.3.4 Unwanted spectral components of the output signal ............................................................................. 27

6.2.3.4.1 Definition......................................................................................................................................... 27

6.2.3.4.2 Method of measurement .................................................................................................................. 27

6.2.3.4.3 Limits .............................................................................................................................................. 27

6.2.3.5 Residual frequency modulation ............................................................................................................. 28

6.2.3.5.1 Definition......................................................................................................................................... 28

6.2.3.5.2 Method of measurement .................................................................................................................. 28

6.2.3.5.3 Limits .............................................................................................................................................. 28

6.2.4 MF/HF DSC decoder .................................................................................................................................. 28

6.2.4.1 Interface for scanning ............................................................................................................................ 28

6.2.4.2 Scanning efficiency ............................................................................................................................... 28

6.2.4.2.1 Definition......................................................................................................................................... 28

6.2.4.2.2 Method of measurement .................................................................................................................. 29

6.2.4.2.3 Limits .............................................................................................................................................. 29

6.2.4.3 Dynamic range ...................................................................................................................................... 29

6.2.4.3.1 Definition......................................................................................................................................... 29

6.2.4.3.2 Method of measurement .................................................................................................................. 29

6.2.4.4 Noise Immunity ..................................................................................................................................... 29

6.2.4.4.1 Definition......................................................................................................................................... 29

6.2.4.4.2 Method of test .................................................................................................................................. 30

6.2.4.4.3 Limits .............................................................................................................................................. 30

7 Environmental tests ................................................................................................................................ 30

7.1 Environmental tests .......................................................................................................................................... 30

7.1.1 Introduction................................................................................................................................................. 30

7.1.2 Procedure .................................................................................................................................................... 30

7.1.3 Performance check ...................................................................................................................................... 30

7.1.4 Vibration test (all classes) ........................................................................................................................... 31

7.1.4.1 Method of measurement ........................................................................................................................ 31

7.1.4.2 Requirement .......................................................................................................................................... 31

7.1.5 Temperature tests ........................................................................................................................................ 31

7.1.5.1 Dry heat for externally mounted equipment (all classes) ...................................................................... 31

7.1.5.1.1 Method of measurement .................................................................................................................. 31

7.1.5.1.2 Requirement .................................................................................................................................... 31

7.1.5.2 Damp heat cycle (all classes) ................................................................................................................ 32

7.1.5.2.1 Method of measurement .................................................................................................................. 32

7.1.5.2.2 Requirement .................................................................................................................................... 32

7.1.5.3 Low temperature cycle .......................................................................................................................... 32

7.1.5.3.1 Method of measurement for externally mounted equipment (all classes) ....................................... 32

7.1.5.3.2 Method of measurement for internally mounted equipment ............................................................ 32

7.1.5.3.3 Requirement .................................................................................................................................... 32

7.1.6 Corrosion test (class A) ............................................................................................................................... 32

7.1.6.1 General .................................................................................................................................................. 32

7.1.6.2 Method of measurement ........................................................................................................................ 33

7.1.6.3 Requirements ........................................................................................................................................ 33

7.1.7 Rain test (externally mounted, class A) ...................................................................................................... 33

7.1.7.1 General .................................................................................................................................................. 33

7.1.7.2 Method of measurement ........................................................................................................................ 34

7.1.7.3 Require
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SLOVENSKI STANDARD
SIST EN 300 338-1 V1.6.1:2021
01-julij-2021
Tehnične karakteristike in merilne metode za naprave, ki generirajo, oddajajo in

sprejemajo digitalni selektivni klic (DSC) v pomorski mobilni storitvi, ki deluje v

območju MF, MF/HF oziroma VHF - 1. del: Splošne zahteve

Technical characteristics and methods of measurement for equipment for generation,

transmission and reception of Digital Selective Calling (DSC) in the maritime MF, MF/HF

and/or VHF mobile service - Part 1: Common requirements
Ta slovenski standard je istoveten z: ETSI EN 300 338-1 V1.6.1 (2021-05)
ICS:
33.060.20 Sprejemna in oddajna Receiving and transmitting
oprema equipment
47.020.70 Navigacijska in krmilna Navigation and control
oprema equipment
SIST EN 300 338-1 V1.6.1:2021 en

2003-01.Slovenski inštitut za standardizacijo. Razmnoževanje celote ali delov tega standarda ni dovoljeno.

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SIST EN 300 338-1 V1.6.1:2021
ETSI EN 300 338-1 V1.6.1 (2021-05)
EUROPEAN STANDARD
Technical characteristics and methods of measurement
for equipment for generation, transmission
and reception of Digital Selective Calling (DSC)
in the maritime MF, MF/HF and/or VHF mobile service;
Part 1: Common requirements
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SIST EN 300 338-1 V1.6.1:2021
2 ETSI EN 300 338-1 V1.6.1 (2021-05)
Reference
REN/ERM-TGMAR-610
Keywords
DSC, GMDSS, maritime, radio
ETSI
650 Route des Lucioles
F-06921 Sophia Antipolis Cedex - FRANCE
Tel.: +33 4 92 94 42 00 Fax: +33 4 93 65 47 16
Siret N° 348 623 562 00017 - APE 7112B
Association à but non lucratif enregistrée à la
Sous-Préfecture de Grasse (06) N° w061004871
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In no event shall ETSI be held liable for loss of profits or any other incidental or consequential damages.

Any software contained in this deliverable is provided "AS IS" with no warranties, express or implied, including but not

limited to, the warranties of merchantability, fitness for a particular purpose and non-infringement of intellectual property

rights and ETSI shall not be held liable in any event for any damages whatsoever (including, without limitation, damages

for loss of profits, business interruption, loss of information, or any other pecuniary loss) arising out of or related to the use

of or inability to use the software.
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No part may be reproduced or utilized in any form or by any means, electronic or mechanical, including photocopying and

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© ETSI 2021.
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3 ETSI EN 300 338-1 V1.6.1 (2021-05)
Contents

Intellectual Property Rights ................................................................................................................................ 7

Foreword ............................................................................................................................................................. 7

Modal verbs terminology .................................................................................................................................... 8

1 Scope ........................................................................................................................................................ 9

2 References .............................................................................................................................................. 10

2.1 Normative references ....................................................................................................................................... 10

2.2 Informative references ...................................................................................................................................... 11

3 Definition of terms, symbols and abbreviations ..................................................................................... 12

3.1 Terms ................................................................................................................................................................ 12

3.2 Symbols ............................................................................................................................................................ 13

3.3 Abbreviations ................................................................................................................................................... 13

4 General requirements ............................................................................................................................. 14

4.1 General ............................................................................................................................................................. 14

4.2 Frequencies....................................................................................................................................................... 14

4.3 Classes of emission .......................................................................................................................................... 15

4.4 Accessibility ..................................................................................................................................................... 15

4.5 Calibration ........................................................................................................................................................ 15

4.6 Controls and indicators ..................................................................................................................................... 15

4.6.1 General ........................................................................................................................................................ 15

4.6.2 Markings ..................................................................................................................................................... 15

4.7 Distress alert activation .................................................................................................................................... 16

4.8 Own MMSI ...................................................................................................................................................... 16

4.9 Group MMSI .................................................................................................................................................... 16

4.10 Own position .................................................................................................................................................... 16

4.11 Light sources .................................................................................................................................................... 17

4.12 Operation .......................................................................................................................................................... 17

4.13 Routine testing .................................................................................................................................................. 17

4.14 Safety precautions ............................................................................................................................................ 17

4.14.1 Excessive current and voltage ..................................................................................................................... 17

4.14.2 Protection .................................................................................................................................................... 17

4.14.3 Earthing ...................................................................................................................................................... 17

4.14.4 Access ......................................................................................................................................................... 17

4.15 Memory ............................................................................................................................................................ 18

4.16 Compass safe distance ...................................................................................................................................... 18

4.17 Instructions ....................................................................................................................................................... 18

4.18 Warming-up period .......................................................................................................................................... 18

4.18.1 Time ............................................................................................................................................................ 18

4.18.2 Heaters ........................................................................................................................................................ 18

4.18.3 Heating circuits ........................................................................................................................................... 18

4.19 Selection of signal characteristics .................................................................................................................... 19

4.20 Automatic/semi-automatic service ................................................................................................................... 19

4.21 RF power used for DSC signalling ................................................................................................................... 19

5 Test conditions ....................................................................................................................................... 19

5.1 Test conditions, power sources, and ambient temperatures .............................................................................. 19

5.1.1 Normal and extreme test conditions............................................................................................................ 19

5.1.2 Test power source ....................................................................................................................................... 19

5.2 Normal test conditions ...................................................................................................................................... 19

5.2.1 Normal temperature and humidity .............................................................................................................. 19

5.2.2 Normal power sources ................................................................................................................................ 20

5.2.2.1 Battery power source............................................................................................................................. 20

5.2.2.2 Other power sources .............................................................................................................................. 20

5.3 Extreme test conditions .................................................................................................................................... 20

5.3.0 General ........................................................................................................................................................ 20

5.3.1 Extreme temperatures ................................................................................................................................. 20

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5.3.2 Extreme values of test power sources ......................................................................................................... 20

5.3.2.1 Battery power source............................................................................................................................. 20

5.3.2.2 Other power sources .............................................................................................................................. 20

5.3.3 Procedure for tests at extreme temperatures ............................................................................................... 20

5.4 Standard test signals ......................................................................................................................................... 20

5.4.1 References to standard test signals ............................................................................................................. 20

5.4.2 Standard test signal no. 1 ............................................................................................................................ 21

5.4.3 Standard test signal no. 2 ............................................................................................................................ 21

5.4.4 Standard test signal no. 3 ............................................................................................................................ 21

5.4.5 Standard test signal no. 4 ............................................................................................................................ 21

5.5 Determination of the symbol error rate in the output of the receiving part ...................................................... 21

5.6 Test Impedances ............................................................................................................................................... 21

6 RF test or baseband test of DSC equipment ........................................................................................... 22

6.1 RF test of integrated DSC equipment ............................................................................................................... 22

6.1.1 SOLAS VHF class A .................................................................................................................................. 22

6.1.2 Non-SOLAS VHF class D .......................................................................................................................... 22

6.1.3 SOLAS MF/HF class A .............................................................................................................................. 22

6.1.4 Non-SOLAS MF/HF class E ...................................................................................................................... 22

6.1.5 Non-SOLAS VHF class H .......................................................................................................................... 22

6.1.6 MoB class M ............................................................................................................................................... 22

6.2 Baseband test of non-integrated DSC equipment ............................................................................................. 22

6.2.1 VHF Encoder .............................................................................................................................................. 22

6.2.1.1 Frequency error ..................................................................................................................................... 22

6.2.1.1.1 Definition......................................................................................................................................... 22

6.2.1.1.2 Method of measurements................................................................................................................. 22

6.2.1.1.3 Limits .............................................................................................................................................. 22

6.2.1.2 Output voltage ....................................................................................................................................... 23

6.2.1.2.1 Definition......................................................................................................................................... 23

6.2.1.2.2 Method of measurement .................................................................................................................. 23

6.2.1.2.3 Limits .............................................................................................................................................. 23

6.2.1.3 Bit stream speed .................................................................................................................................... 23

6.2.1.3.1 Definition......................................................................................................................................... 23

6.2.1.3.2 Method of measurement .................................................................................................................. 23

6.2.1.3.3 Limits .............................................................................................................................................. 23

6.2.1.4 Unwanted spectral components of the output signal ............................................................................. 23

6.2.1.4.1 Definition......................................................................................................................................... 23

6.2.1.4.2 Method of measurement .................................................................................................................. 23

6.2.1.4.3 Limits .............................................................................................................................................. 24

6.2.1.5 Residual frequency modulation ............................................................................................................. 24

6.2.1.5.1 Definition......................................................................................................................................... 24

6.2.1.5.2 Method of measurement .................................................................................................................. 24

6.2.1.5.3 Limits .............................................................................................................................................. 24

6.2.2 VHF DSC decoder ...................................................................................................................................... 25

6.2.2.1 Dynamic range ...................................................................................................................................... 25

6.2.2.1.1 Definition......................................................................................................................................... 25

6.2.2.1.2 Method of measurement .................................................................................................................. 25

6.2.2.1.3 Limits .............................................................................................................................................. 25

6.2.2.2 Noise immunity ..................................................................................................................................... 25

6.2.2.2.1 Definition......................................................................................................................................... 25

6.2.2.2.2 Method of test .................................................................................................................................. 25

6.2.2.2.3 Limits .............................................................................................................................................. 25

6.2.3 MF/HF DSC encoder .................................................................................................................................. 26

6.2.3.1 Frequency error ..................................................................................................................................... 26

6.2.3.1.1 Definition......................................................................................................................................... 26

6.2.3.1.2 Method of measurement .................................................................................................................. 26

6.2.3.1.3 Limits .............................................................................................................................................. 26

6.2.3.2 Output voltage ....................................................................................................................................... 26

6.2.3.2.1 Definition......................................................................................................................................... 26

6.2.3.2.2 Method of measurement .................................................................................................................. 26

6.2.3.2.3 Limits .............................................................................................................................................. 26

6.2.3.3 Bit stream speed .................................................................................................................................... 26

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6.2.3.3.1 Definition......................................................................................................................................... 26

6.2.3.3.2 Method of measurement .................................................................................................................. 26

6.2.3.3.3 Limits .............................................................................................................................................. 27

6.2.3.4 Unwanted spectral components of the output signal ............................................................................. 27

6.2.3.4.1 Definition......................................................................................................................................... 27

6.2.3.4.2 Method of measurement .................................................................................................................. 27

6.2.3.4.3 Limits .............................................................................................................................................. 27

6.2.3.5 Residual frequency modulation ............................................................................................................. 28

6.2.3.5.1 Definition......................................................................................................................................... 28

6.2.3.5.2 Method of measurement .................................................................................................................. 28

6.2.3.5.3 Limits .............................................................................................................................................. 28

6.2.4 MF/HF DSC decoder .................................................................................................................................. 28

6.2.4.1 Interface for scanning ............................................................................................................................ 28

6.2.4.2 Scanning efficiency ............................................................................................................................... 28

6.2.4.2.1 Definition......................................................................................................................................... 28

6.2.4.2.2 Method of measurement .................................................................................................................. 29

6.2.4.2.3 Limits .............................................................................................................................................. 29

6.2.4.3 Dynamic range ...................................................................................................................................... 29

6.2.4.3.1 Definition......................................................................................................................................... 29

6.2.4.3.2 Method of measurement .................................................................................................................. 29

6.2.4.4 Noise Immunity ..................................................................................................................................... 29

6.2.4.4.1 Definition......................................................................................................................................... 29

6.2.4.4.2 Method of test .................................................................................................................................. 30

6.2.4.4.3 Limits .............................................................................................................................................. 30

7 Environmental tests ................................................................................................................................ 30

7.1 Environmental tests .......................................................................................................................................... 30

7.1.1 Introduction................................................................................................................................................. 30

7.1.2 Procedure .................................................................................................................................................... 30

7.1.3 Performance check ...................................................................................................................................... 30

7.1.4 Vibration test (all classes) ........................................................................................................................... 31

7.1.4.1 Method of measurement ........................................................................................................................ 31

7.1.4.2 Requirement .......................................................................................................................................... 31

7.1.5 Temperature tests ........................................................................................................................................ 31

7.1.5.1 Dry heat for externally mounted equipment (all classes) ...................................................................... 31

7.1.5.1.1 Method of measurement .................................................................................................................. 31

7.1.5.1.2 Requirement .................................................................................................................................... 31

7.1.5.2 Damp heat cycle (all classes) ................................................................................................................ 32

7.1.5.2.1 Method of measurement .................................................................................................................. 32

7.1.5.2.2 Requirement .................................................................................................................................... 32

7.1.5.3 Low temperature cycle .......................................................................................................................... 32

7.1.5.3.1 Method of measurement for externally mounted equipment (all classes) ....................................... 32

7.1.5.3.2 Method of measurement for internally mounted equipment ............................................................ 32

7.1.5.3.3 Requirement ................................................................................

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Final draft ETSI EN 300 338-1 V1.6.0 (2021-03)
EUROPEAN STANDARD
Technical characteristics and methods of measurement
for equipment for generation, transmission
and reception of Digital Selective Calling (DSC)
in the maritime MF, MF/HF and/or VHF mobile service;
Part 1: Common requirements
---------------------- Page: 1 ----------------------
2 Final draft ETSI EN 300 338-1 V1.6.0 (2021-03)
Reference
REN/ERM-TGMAR-610
Keywords
DSC, GMDSS, maritime, radio
ETSI
650 Route des Lucioles
F-06921 Sophia Antipolis Cedex - FRANCE
Tel.: +33 4 92 94 42 00 Fax: +33 4 93 65 47 16
Siret N° 348 623 562 00017 - NAF 742 C
Association à but non lucratif enregistrée à la
Sous-Préfecture de Grasse (06) N° 7803/88
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3 Final draft ETSI EN 300 338-1 V1.6.0 (2021-03)
Contents

Intellectual Property Rights ................................................................................................................................ 7

Foreword ............................................................................................................................................................. 7

Modal verbs terminology .................................................................................................................................... 8

1 Scope ........................................................................................................................................................ 9

2 References .............................................................................................................................................. 10

2.1 Normative references ....................................................................................................................................... 10

2.2 Informative references ...................................................................................................................................... 11

3 Definition of terms, symbols and abbreviations ..................................................................................... 12

3.1 Terms ................................................................................................................................................................ 12

3.2 Symbols ............................................................................................................................................................ 13

3.3 Abbreviations ................................................................................................................................................... 13

4 General requirements ............................................................................................................................. 14

4.1 General ............................................................................................................................................................. 14

4.2 Frequencies....................................................................................................................................................... 14

4.3 Classes of emission .......................................................................................................................................... 15

4.4 Accessibility ..................................................................................................................................................... 15

4.5 Calibration ........................................................................................................................................................ 15

4.6 Controls and indicators ..................................................................................................................................... 15

4.6.1 General ........................................................................................................................................................ 15

4.6.2 Markings ..................................................................................................................................................... 15

4.7 Distress alert activation .................................................................................................................................... 16

4.8 Own MMSI ...................................................................................................................................................... 16

4.9 Group MMSI .................................................................................................................................................... 16

4.10 Own position .................................................................................................................................................... 16

4.11 Light sources .................................................................................................................................................... 17

4.12 Operation .......................................................................................................................................................... 17

4.13 Routine testing .................................................................................................................................................. 17

4.14 Safety precautions ............................................................................................................................................ 17

4.14.1 Excessive current and voltage ..................................................................................................................... 17

4.14.2 Protection .................................................................................................................................................... 17

4.14.3 Earthing ...................................................................................................................................................... 17

4.14.4 Access ......................................................................................................................................................... 17

4.15 Memory ............................................................................................................................................................ 18

4.16 Compass safe distance ...................................................................................................................................... 18

4.17 Instructions ....................................................................................................................................................... 18

4.18 Warming-up period .......................................................................................................................................... 18

4.18.1 Time ............................................................................................................................................................ 18

4.18.2 Heaters ........................................................................................................................................................ 18

4.18.3 Heating circuits ........................................................................................................................................... 19

4.19 Selection of signal characteristics .................................................................................................................... 19

4.20 Automatic/semi-automatic service ................................................................................................................... 19

4.21 RF power used for DSC signalling ................................................................................................................... 19

5 Test conditions ....................................................................................................................................... 19

5.1 Test conditions, power sources, and ambient temperatures .............................................................................. 19

5.1.1 Normal and extreme test conditions............................................................................................................ 19

5.1.2 Test power source ....................................................................................................................................... 19

5.2 Normal test conditions ...................................................................................................................................... 20

5.2.1 Normal temperature and humidity .............................................................................................................. 20

5.2.2 Normal power sources ................................................................................................................................ 20

5.2.2.1 Battery power source............................................................................................................................. 20

5.2.2.2 Other power sources .............................................................................................................................. 20

5.3 Extreme test conditions .................................................................................................................................... 20

5.3.0 General ........................................................................................................................................................ 20

5.3.1 Extreme temperatures ................................................................................................................................. 20

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5.3.2 Extreme values of test power sources ......................................................................................................... 20

5.3.2.1 Battery power source............................................................................................................................. 20

5.3.2.2 Other power sources .............................................................................................................................. 20

5.3.3 Procedure for tests at extreme temperatures ............................................................................................... 20

5.4 Standard test signals ......................................................................................................................................... 21

5.4.1 References to standard test signals ............................................................................................................. 21

5.4.2 Standard test signal no. 1 ............................................................................................................................ 21

5.4.3 Standard test signal no. 2 ............................................................................................................................ 21

5.4.4 Standard test signal no. 3 ............................................................................................................................ 21

5.4.5 Standard test signal no. 4 ............................................................................................................................ 21

5.5 Determination of the symbol error rate in the output of the receiving part ...................................................... 21

5.6 Test Impedances ............................................................................................................................................... 21

6 RF test or baseband test of DSC equipment ........................................................................................... 22

6.1 RF test of integrated DSC equipment ............................................................................................................... 22

6.1.1 SOLAS VHF class A .................................................................................................................................. 22

6.1.2 Non-SOLAS VHF class D .......................................................................................................................... 22

6.1.3 SOLAS MF/HF class A .............................................................................................................................. 22

6.1.4 Non-SOLAS MF/HF class E ...................................................................................................................... 22

6.1.5 Non-SOLAS VHF class H .......................................................................................................................... 22

6.1.6 MoB class M ............................................................................................................................................... 22

6.2 Baseband test of non-integrated DSC equipment ............................................................................................. 22

6.2.1 VHF Encoder .............................................................................................................................................. 22

6.2.1.1 Frequency error ..................................................................................................................................... 22

6.2.1.1.1 Definition......................................................................................................................................... 22

6.2.1.1.2 Method of measurements................................................................................................................. 22

6.2.1.1.3 Limits .............................................................................................................................................. 23

6.2.1.2 Output voltage ....................................................................................................................................... 23

6.2.1.2.1 Definition......................................................................................................................................... 23

6.2.1.2.2 Method of measurement .................................................................................................................. 23

6.2.1.2.3 Limits .............................................................................................................................................. 23

6.2.1.3 Bit stream speed .................................................................................................................................... 23

6.2.1.3.1 Definition......................................................................................................................................... 23

6.2.1.3.2 Method of measurement .................................................................................................................. 23

6.2.1.3.3 Limits .............................................................................................................................................. 23

6.2.1.4 Unwanted spectral components of the output signal ............................................................................. 23

6.2.1.4.1 Definition......................................................................................................................................... 23

6.2.1.4.2 Method of measurement .................................................................................................................. 24

6.2.1.4.3 Limits .............................................................................................................................................. 24

6.2.1.5 Residual frequency modulation ............................................................................................................. 24

6.2.1.5.1 Definition......................................................................................................................................... 24

6.2.1.5.2 Method of measurement .................................................................................................................. 24

6.2.1.5.3 Limits .............................................................................................................................................. 25

6.2.2 VHF DSC decoder ...................................................................................................................................... 25

6.2.2.1 Dynamic range ...................................................................................................................................... 25

6.2.2.1.1 Definition......................................................................................................................................... 25

6.2.2.1.2 Method of measurement .................................................................................................................. 25

6.2.2.1.3 Limits .............................................................................................................................................. 25

6.2.2.2 Noise immunity ..................................................................................................................................... 25

6.2.2.2.1 Definition......................................................................................................................................... 25

6.2.2.2.2 Method of test .................................................................................................................................. 25

6.2.2.2.3 Limits .............................................................................................................................................. 26

6.2.3 MF/HF DSC encoder .................................................................................................................................. 26

6.2.3.1 Frequency error ..................................................................................................................................... 26

6.2.3.1.1 Definition......................................................................................................................................... 26

6.2.3.1.2 Method of measurement .................................................................................................................. 26

6.2.3.1.3 Limits .............................................................................................................................................. 26

6.2.3.2 Output voltage ....................................................................................................................................... 26

6.2.3.2.1 Definition......................................................................................................................................... 26

6.2.3.2.2 Method of measurement .................................................................................................................. 26

6.2.3.2.3 Limits .............................................................................................................................................. 26

6.2.3.3 Bit stream speed .................................................................................................................................... 26

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6.2.3.3.1 Definition......................................................................................................................................... 26

6.2.3.3.2 Method of measurement .................................................................................................................. 27

6.2.3.3.3 Limits .............................................................................................................................................. 27

6.2.3.4 Unwanted spectral components of the output signal ............................................................................. 27

6.2.3.4.1 Definition......................................................................................................................................... 27

6.2.3.4.2 Method of measurement .................................................................................................................. 27

6.2.3.4.3 Limits .............................................................................................................................................. 27

6.2.3.5 Residual frequency modulation ............................................................................................................. 28

6.2.3.5.1 Definition......................................................................................................................................... 28

6.2.3.5.2 Method of measurement .................................................................................................................. 28

6.2.3.5.3 Limits .............................................................................................................................................. 28

6.2.4 MF/HF DSC decoder .................................................................................................................................. 29

6.2.4.1 Interface for scanning ............................................................................................................................ 29

6.2.4.2 Scanning efficiency ............................................................................................................................... 29

6.2.4.2.1 Definition......................................................................................................................................... 29

6.2.4.2.2 Method of measurement .................................................................................................................. 29

6.2.4.2.3 Limits .............................................................................................................................................. 29

6.2.4.3 Dynamic range ...................................................................................................................................... 29

6.2.4.3.1 Definition......................................................................................................................................... 29

6.2.4.3.2 Method of measurement .................................................................................................................. 30

6.2.4.4 Noise Immunity ..................................................................................................................................... 30

6.2.4.4.1 Definition......................................................................................................................................... 30

6.2.4.4.2 Method of test .................................................................................................................................. 30

6.2.4.4.3 Limits .............................................................................................................................................. 30

7 Environmental tests ................................................................................................................................ 30

7.1 Environmental tests .......................................................................................................................................... 30

7.1.1 Introduction................................................................................................................................................. 30

7.1.2 Procedure .................................................................................................................................................... 31

7.1.3 Performance check ...................................................................................................................................... 31

7.1.4 Vibration test (all classes) ........................................................................................................................... 31

7.1.4.1 Method of measurement ........................................................................................................................ 31

7.1.4.2 Requirement .......................................................................................................................................... 32

7.1.5 Temperature tests ........................................................................................................................................ 32

7.1.5.1 Dry heat for externally mounted equipment (all classes) ...................................................................... 32

7.1.5.1.1 Method of measurement .................................................................................................................. 32

7.1.5.1.2 Requirement .................................................................................................................................... 32

7.1.5.2 Damp heat cycle (all classes) ................................................................................................................ 32

7.1.5.2.1 Method of measurement .................................................................................................................. 32

7.1.5.2.2 Requirement .................................................................................................................................... 32

7.1.5.3 Low temperature cycle .......................................................................................................................... 32

7.1.5.3.1 Method of measurement for externally mounted equipment (all classes) ....................................... 32

7.1.5.3.2 Method of measurement for internally mounted equipment ............................................................ 33

7.1.5.3.3 Requirement .................................................................................................................................... 33

7.1.6 Corrosion test (class A) ............................................................................................................................... 33

7.1.6.1 General .................................................................................................................................................. 33

7.1.6.2 Method of measurement ........................................................................................................................ 33

7.1.6.3 Requirements ........................................................................................................................................ 34

7.1.7 Rain test (externally mounted, class A) ...................................................................................................... 34

7.1.7.1 General .................................................................................................................................................. 34

7.1.7.2 Method of measurement ........................................................................................................................ 34

7.1.7.3 Requirements ........................................................................................................................................ 34

8 Decoding and error correction ................................................................................................................ 35

8.1 Reception of DSC messages ............................................................................................................................. 35

8.2 Error handling in the automated procedures .....................................................................................

...

Draft ETSI EN 300 338-1 V1.5.2 (2020-06)
EUROPEAN STANDARD
Technical characteristics and methods of measurement
for equipment for generation, transmission
and reception of Digital Selective Calling (DSC)
in the maritime MF, MF/HF and/or VHF mobile service;
Part 1: Common requirements
---------------------- Page: 1 ----------------------
2 Draft ETSI EN 300 338-1 V1.5.2 (2020-06)
Reference
REN/ERM-TGMAR-610
Keywords
DSC, GMDSS, maritime, radio
ETSI
650 Route des Lucioles
F-06921 Sophia Antipolis Cedex - FRANCE
Tel.: +33 4 92 94 42 00 Fax: +33 4 93 65 47 16
Siret N° 348 623 562 00017 - NAF 742 C
Association à but non lucratif enregistrée à la
Sous-Préfecture de Grasse (06) N° 7803/88
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3 Draft ETSI EN 300 338-1 V1.5.2 (2020-06)
Contents

Intellectual Property Rights ................................................................................................................................ 7

Foreword ............................................................................................................................................................. 7

Modal verbs terminology .................................................................................................................................... 8

1 Scope ........................................................................................................................................................ 9

2 References ................................................................................................................................................ 9

2.1 Normative references ......................................................................................................................................... 9

2.2 Informative references ...................................................................................................................................... 10

3 Definition of terms, symbols and abbreviations ..................................................................................... 11

3.1 Terms ................................................................................................................................................................ 11

3.2 Symbols ............................................................................................................................................................ 12

3.3 Abbreviations ................................................................................................................................................... 12

4 General requirements ............................................................................................................................. 13

4.1 General ............................................................................................................................................................. 13

4.2 Frequencies....................................................................................................................................................... 14

4.3 Classes of emission .......................................................................................................................................... 14

4.4 Accessibility ..................................................................................................................................................... 14

4.5 Calibration ........................................................................................................................................................ 14

4.6 Controls and indicators ..................................................................................................................................... 15

4.6.1 General ........................................................................................................................................................ 15

4.6.2 Markings ..................................................................................................................................................... 15

4.7 Distress alert activation .................................................................................................................................... 15

4.8 Own MMSI ...................................................................................................................................................... 15

4.9 Group MMSI .................................................................................................................................................... 16

4.10 Own position .................................................................................................................................................... 16

4.11 Light sources .................................................................................................................................................... 16

4.12 Operation .......................................................................................................................................................... 16

4.13 Routine testing .................................................................................................................................................. 16

4.14 Safety precautions ............................................................................................................................................ 17

4.14.1 Excessive current and voltage ..................................................................................................................... 17

4.14.2 Protection .................................................................................................................................................... 17

4.14.3 Earthing ...................................................................................................................................................... 17

4.14.4 Access ......................................................................................................................................................... 17

4.15 Memory ............................................................................................................................................................ 17

4.16 Compass safe distance ...................................................................................................................................... 17

4.17 Instructions ....................................................................................................................................................... 17

4.18 Warming-up period .......................................................................................................................................... 18

4.18.1 Time ............................................................................................................................................................ 18

4.18.2 Heaters ........................................................................................................................................................ 18

4.18.3 Heating circuits ........................................................................................................................................... 18

4.19 Selection of signal characteristics .................................................................................................................... 18

4.20 Automatic/semi-automatic service ................................................................................................................... 18

4.21 RF power used for DSC signalling ................................................................................................................... 18

5 Test conditions ....................................................................................................................................... 18

5.1 Test conditions, power sources, and ambient temperatures .............................................................................. 18

5.1.1 Normal and extreme test conditions............................................................................................................ 18

5.1.2 Test power source ....................................................................................................................................... 19

5.2 Normal test conditions ...................................................................................................................................... 19

5.2.1 Normal temperature and humidity .............................................................................................................. 19

5.2.2 Normal power sources ................................................................................................................................ 19

5.2.2.1 Battery power source............................................................................................................................. 19

5.2.2.2 Other power sources .............................................................................................................................. 19

5.3 Extreme test conditions .................................................................................................................................... 19

5.3.0 General ........................................................................................................................................................ 19

5.3.1 Extreme temperatures ................................................................................................................................. 19

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5.3.2 Extreme values of test power sources ......................................................................................................... 19

5.3.2.1 Battery power source............................................................................................................................. 19

5.3.2.2 Other power sources .............................................................................................................................. 20

5.3.3 Procedure for tests at extreme temperatures ............................................................................................... 20

5.4 Standard test signals ......................................................................................................................................... 20

5.4.1 References to standard test signals ............................................................................................................. 20

5.4.2 Standard test signal no. 1 ............................................................................................................................ 20

5.4.3 Standard test signal no. 2 ............................................................................................................................ 20

5.4.4 Standard test signal no. 3 ............................................................................................................................ 20

5.4.5 Standard test signal no. 4 ............................................................................................................................ 20

5.5 Determination of the symbol error rate in the output of the receiving part ...................................................... 21

5.6 Test Impedances ............................................................................................................................................... 21

6 RF test or baseband test of DSC equipment ........................................................................................... 21

6.1 RF test of integrated DSC equipment ............................................................................................................... 21

6.1.1 SOLAS VHF class A .................................................................................................................................. 21

6.1.2 Non-SOLAS VHF class D .......................................................................................................................... 21

6.1.3 SOLAS MF/HF class A .............................................................................................................................. 21

6.1.4 Non-SOLAS MF/HF class E ...................................................................................................................... 21

6.1.5 Non-SOLAS VHF class H .......................................................................................................................... 21

6.1.6 MoB class M ............................................................................................................................................... 21

6.2 Baseband test of non integrated DSC equipment ............................................................................................. 22

6.2.1 VHF Encoder .............................................................................................................................................. 22

6.2.1.1 Frequency error ..................................................................................................................................... 22

6.2.1.1.1 Definition......................................................................................................................................... 22

6.2.1.1.2 Method of measurements................................................................................................................. 22

6.2.1.1.3 Limits .............................................................................................................................................. 22

6.2.1.2 Output voltage ....................................................................................................................................... 22

6.2.1.2.1 Definition......................................................................................................................................... 22

6.2.1.2.2 Method of measurement .................................................................................................................. 22

6.2.1.2.3 Limits .............................................................................................................................................. 22

6.2.1.3 Bit stream speed .................................................................................................................................... 22

6.2.1.3.1 Definition......................................................................................................................................... 22

6.2.1.3.2 Method of measurement .................................................................................................................. 23

6.2.1.3.3 Limits .............................................................................................................................................. 23

6.2.1.4 Unwanted spectral components of the output signal ............................................................................. 23

6.2.1.4.1 Definition......................................................................................................................................... 23

6.2.1.4.2 Method of measurement .................................................................................................................. 23

6.2.1.4.3 Limits .............................................................................................................................................. 23

6.2.1.5 Residual frequency modulation ............................................................................................................. 24

6.2.1.5.1 Definition......................................................................................................................................... 24

6.2.1.5.2 Method of measurement .................................................................................................................. 24

6.2.1.5.3 Limits .............................................................................................................................................. 24

6.2.2 VHF DSC decoder ...................................................................................................................................... 24

6.2.2.1 Dynamic range ...................................................................................................................................... 24

6.2.2.1.1 Definition......................................................................................................................................... 24

6.2.2.1.2 Method of measurement .................................................................................................................. 24

6.2.2.1.3 Limits .............................................................................................................................................. 25

6.2.2.2 Noise immunity ..................................................................................................................................... 25

6.2.2.2.1 Definition......................................................................................................................................... 25

6.2.2.2.2 Method of test .................................................................................................................................. 25

6.2.2.2.3 Limits .............................................................................................................................................. 25

6.2.3 MF/HF DSC encoder .................................................................................................................................. 25

6.2.3.1 Frequency error ..................................................................................................................................... 25

6.2.3.1.1 Definition......................................................................................................................................... 25

6.2.3.1.2 Method of measurement .................................................................................................................. 25

6.2.3.1.3 Limits .............................................................................................................................................. 25

6.2.3.2 Output voltage ....................................................................................................................................... 25

6.2.3.2.1 Definition......................................................................................................................................... 25

6.2.3.2.2 Method of measurement .................................................................................................................. 25

6.2.3.2.3 Limits .............................................................................................................................................. 26

6.2.3.3 Bit stream speed .................................................................................................................................... 26

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6.2.3.3.1 Definition......................................................................................................................................... 26

6.2.3.3.2 Method of measurement .................................................................................................................. 26

6.2.3.3.3 Limits .............................................................................................................................................. 26

6.2.3.4 Unwanted spectral components of the output signal ............................................................................. 26

6.2.3.4.1 Definition......................................................................................................................................... 26

6.2.3.4.2 Method of measurement .................................................................................................................. 26

6.2.3.4.3 Limits .............................................................................................................................................. 26

6.2.3.5 Residual frequency modulation ............................................................................................................. 27

6.2.3.5.1 Definition......................................................................................................................................... 27

6.2.3.5.2 Method of measurement .................................................................................................................. 27

6.2.3.5.3 Limits .............................................................................................................................................. 27

6.2.4 MF/HF DSC decoder .................................................................................................................................. 28

6.2.4.1 Interface for scanning ............................................................................................................................ 28

6.2.4.2 Scanning efficiency ............................................................................................................................... 28

6.2.4.2.1 Definition......................................................................................................................................... 28

6.2.4.2.2 Method of measurement .................................................................................................................. 28

6.2.4.2.3 Limits .............................................................................................................................................. 28

6.2.4.3 Dynamic range ...................................................................................................................................... 28

6.2.4.3.1 Definition......................................................................................................................................... 28

6.2.4.3.2 Method of measurement .................................................................................................................. 29

6.2.4.4 Noise Immunity ..................................................................................................................................... 29

6.2.4.4.1 Definition......................................................................................................................................... 29

6.2.4.4.2 Method of test .................................................................................................................................. 29

6.2.4.4.3 Limits .............................................................................................................................................. 29

7 Environmental tests ................................................................................................................................ 29

7.1 Environmental tests .......................................................................................................................................... 29

7.1.1 Introduction................................................................................................................................................. 29

7.1.2 Procedure .................................................................................................................................................... 30

7.1.3 Performance check ...................................................................................................................................... 30

7.1.4 Vibration test (all classes) ........................................................................................................................... 30

7.1.4.1 Method of measurement ........................................................................................................................ 30

7.1.4.2 Requirement .......................................................................................................................................... 31

7.1.5 Temperature tests ........................................................................................................................................ 31

7.1.5.1 Dry heat for externally mounted equipment (all classes) ...................................................................... 31

7.1.5.1.1 Method of measurement .................................................................................................................. 31

7.1.5.1.2 Requirement .................................................................................................................................... 31

7.1.5.2 Damp heat cycle (all classes) ................................................................................................................ 31

7.1.5.2.1 Method of measurement .................................................................................................................. 31

7.1.5.2.2 Requirement .................................................................................................................................... 31

7.1.5.3 Low temperature cycle .......................................................................................................................... 31

7.1.5.3.1 Method of measurement for externally mounted equipment (all classes) ....................................... 31

7.1.5.3.2 Method of measurement for internally mounted equipment ............................................................ 32

7.1.5.3.3 Requirement .................................................................................................................................... 32

7.1.6 Corrosion test (class A) ............................................................................................................................... 32

7.1.6.1 General .................................................................................................................................................. 32

7.1.6.2 Method of measurement ........................................................................................................................ 32

7.1.6.3 Requirements ........................................................................................................................................ 33

7.1.7 Rain test (externally mounted, class A) ...................................................................................................... 33

7.1.7.1 General .................................................................................................................................................. 33

7.1.7.2 Method of measurement ........................................................................................................................ 33

7.1.7.3 Requirements ........................................................................................................................................ 33

8 Decoding and error correction ................................................................................................................ 34

8.1 Reception of DSC messages ............................................................................................................................. 34

8.2 Error handling in the automated procedures ..................................................................................................... 35

8.2.1 Gener
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SLOVENSKI STANDARD
oSIST prEN 300 338-1 V1.5.2:2020
01-september-2020
Tehnične karakteristike in merilne metode za naprave, ki generirajo, oddajajo in

sprejemajo digitalni selektivni klic (DSC) v pomorski mobilni storitvi, ki deluje v

območju MF, MF/HF oziroma VHF - 1. del: Splošne zahteve

Technical characteristics and methods of measurement for equipment for generation,

transmission and reception of Digital Selective Calling (DSC) in the maritime MF, MF/HF

and/or VHF mobile service - Part 1: Common requirements
Ta slovenski standard je istoveten z: ETSI EN 300 338-1 V1.5.2 (2020-06)
ICS:
33.060.20 Sprejemna in oddajna Receiving and transmitting
oprema equipment
47.020.70 Navigacijska in krmilna Navigation and control
oprema equipment
oSIST prEN 300 338-1 V1.5.2:2020 en,fr,de

2003-01.Slovenski inštitut za standardizacijo. Razmnoževanje celote ali delov tega standarda ni dovoljeno.

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Draft ETSI EN 300 338-1 V1.5.2 (2020-06)
EUROPEAN STANDARD
Technical characteristics and methods of measurement
for equipment for generation, transmission
and reception of Digital Selective Calling (DSC)
in the maritime MF, MF/HF and/or VHF mobile service;
Part 1: Common requirements
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Reference
REN/ERM-TGMAR-610
Keywords
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Contents

Intellectual Property Rights ................................................................................................................................ 7

Foreword ............................................................................................................................................................. 7

Modal verbs terminology .................................................................................................................................... 8

1 Scope ........................................................................................................................................................ 9

2 References ................................................................................................................................................ 9

2.1 Normative references ......................................................................................................................................... 9

2.2 Informative references ...................................................................................................................................... 10

3 Definition of terms, symbols and abbreviations ..................................................................................... 11

3.1 Terms ................................................................................................................................................................ 11

3.2 Symbols ............................................................................................................................................................ 12

3.3 Abbreviations ................................................................................................................................................... 12

4 General requirements ............................................................................................................................. 13

4.1 General ............................................................................................................................................................. 13

4.2 Frequencies....................................................................................................................................................... 14

4.3 Classes of emission .......................................................................................................................................... 14

4.4 Accessibility ..................................................................................................................................................... 14

4.5 Calibration ........................................................................................................................................................ 14

4.6 Controls and indicators ..................................................................................................................................... 15

4.6.1 General ........................................................................................................................................................ 15

4.6.2 Markings ..................................................................................................................................................... 15

4.7 Distress alert activation .................................................................................................................................... 15

4.8 Own MMSI ...................................................................................................................................................... 15

4.9 Group MMSI .................................................................................................................................................... 16

4.10 Own position .................................................................................................................................................... 16

4.11 Light sources .................................................................................................................................................... 16

4.12 Operation .......................................................................................................................................................... 16

4.13 Routine testing .................................................................................................................................................. 16

4.14 Safety precautions ............................................................................................................................................ 17

4.14.1 Excessive current and voltage ..................................................................................................................... 17

4.14.2 Protection .................................................................................................................................................... 17

4.14.3 Earthing ...................................................................................................................................................... 17

4.14.4 Access ......................................................................................................................................................... 17

4.15 Memory ............................................................................................................................................................ 17

4.16 Compass safe distance ...................................................................................................................................... 17

4.17 Instructions ....................................................................................................................................................... 17

4.18 Warming-up period .......................................................................................................................................... 18

4.18.1 Time ............................................................................................................................................................ 18

4.18.2 Heaters ........................................................................................................................................................ 18

4.18.3 Heating circuits ........................................................................................................................................... 18

4.19 Selection of signal characteristics .................................................................................................................... 18

4.20 Automatic/semi-automatic service ................................................................................................................... 18

4.21 RF power used for DSC signalling ................................................................................................................... 18

5 Test conditions ....................................................................................................................................... 18

5.1 Test conditions, power sources, and ambient temperatures .............................................................................. 18

5.1.1 Normal and extreme test conditions............................................................................................................ 18

5.1.2 Test power source ....................................................................................................................................... 19

5.2 Normal test conditions ...................................................................................................................................... 19

5.2.1 Normal temperature and humidity .............................................................................................................. 19

5.2.2 Normal power sources ................................................................................................................................ 19

5.2.2.1 Battery power source............................................................................................................................. 19

5.2.2.2 Other power sources .............................................................................................................................. 19

5.3 Extreme test conditions .................................................................................................................................... 19

5.3.0 General ........................................................................................................................................................ 19

5.3.1 Extreme temperatures ................................................................................................................................. 19

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5.3.2 Extreme values of test power sources ......................................................................................................... 19

5.3.2.1 Battery power source............................................................................................................................. 19

5.3.2.2 Other power sources .............................................................................................................................. 20

5.3.3 Procedure for tests at extreme temperatures ............................................................................................... 20

5.4 Standard test signals ......................................................................................................................................... 20

5.4.1 References to standard test signals ............................................................................................................. 20

5.4.2 Standard test signal no. 1 ............................................................................................................................ 20

5.4.3 Standard test signal no. 2 ............................................................................................................................ 20

5.4.4 Standard test signal no. 3 ............................................................................................................................ 20

5.4.5 Standard test signal no. 4 ............................................................................................................................ 20

5.5 Determination of the symbol error rate in the output of the receiving part ...................................................... 21

5.6 Test Impedances ............................................................................................................................................... 21

6 RF test or baseband test of DSC equipment ........................................................................................... 21

6.1 RF test of integrated DSC equipment ............................................................................................................... 21

6.1.1 SOLAS VHF class A .................................................................................................................................. 21

6.1.2 Non-SOLAS VHF class D .......................................................................................................................... 21

6.1.3 SOLAS MF/HF class A .............................................................................................................................. 21

6.1.4 Non-SOLAS MF/HF class E ...................................................................................................................... 21

6.1.5 Non-SOLAS VHF class H .......................................................................................................................... 21

6.1.6 MoB class M ............................................................................................................................................... 21

6.2 Baseband test of non integrated DSC equipment ............................................................................................. 22

6.2.1 VHF Encoder .............................................................................................................................................. 22

6.2.1.1 Frequency error ..................................................................................................................................... 22

6.2.1.1.1 Definition......................................................................................................................................... 22

6.2.1.1.2 Method of measurements................................................................................................................. 22

6.2.1.1.3 Limits .............................................................................................................................................. 22

6.2.1.2 Output voltage ....................................................................................................................................... 22

6.2.1.2.1 Definition......................................................................................................................................... 22

6.2.1.2.2 Method of measurement .................................................................................................................. 22

6.2.1.2.3 Limits .............................................................................................................................................. 22

6.2.1.3 Bit stream speed .................................................................................................................................... 22

6.2.1.3.1 Definition......................................................................................................................................... 22

6.2.1.3.2 Method of measurement .................................................................................................................. 23

6.2.1.3.3 Limits .............................................................................................................................................. 23

6.2.1.4 Unwanted spectral components of the output signal ............................................................................. 23

6.2.1.4.1 Definition......................................................................................................................................... 23

6.2.1.4.2 Method of measurement .................................................................................................................. 23

6.2.1.4.3 Limits .............................................................................................................................................. 23

6.2.1.5 Residual frequency modulation ............................................................................................................. 24

6.2.1.5.1 Definition......................................................................................................................................... 24

6.2.1.5.2 Method of measurement .................................................................................................................. 24

6.2.1.5.3 Limits .............................................................................................................................................. 24

6.2.2 VHF DSC decoder ...................................................................................................................................... 24

6.2.2.1 Dynamic range ...................................................................................................................................... 24

6.2.2.1.1 Definition......................................................................................................................................... 24

6.2.2.1.2 Method of measurement .................................................................................................................. 24

6.2.2.1.3 Limits .............................................................................................................................................. 25

6.2.2.2 Noise immunity ..................................................................................................................................... 25

6.2.2.2.1 Definition......................................................................................................................................... 25

6.2.2.2.2 Method of test .................................................................................................................................. 25

6.2.2.2.3 Limits .............................................................................................................................................. 25

6.2.3 MF/HF DSC encoder .................................................................................................................................. 25

6.2.3.1 Frequency error ..................................................................................................................................... 25

6.2.3.1.1 Definition......................................................................................................................................... 25

6.2.3.1.2 Method of measurement .................................................................................................................. 25

6.2.3.1.3 Limits .............................................................................................................................................. 25

6.2.3.2 Output voltage ....................................................................................................................................... 25

6.2.3.2.1 Definition......................................................................................................................................... 25

6.2.3.2.2 Method of measurement .................................................................................................................. 25

6.2.3.2.3 Limits .............................................................................................................................................. 26

6.2.3.3 Bit stream speed .................................................................................................................................... 26

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6.2.3.3.1 Definition......................................................................................................................................... 26

6.2.3.3.2 Method of measurement .................................................................................................................. 26

6.2.3.3.3 Limits .............................................................................................................................................. 26

6.2.3.4 Unwanted spectral components of the output signal ............................................................................. 26

6.2.3.4.1 Definition......................................................................................................................................... 26

6.2.3.4.2 Method of measurement .................................................................................................................. 26

6.2.3.4.3 Limits .............................................................................................................................................. 26

6.2.3.5 Residual frequency modulation ............................................................................................................. 27

6.2.3.5.1 Definition......................................................................................................................................... 27

6.2.3.5.2 Method of measurement .................................................................................................................. 27

6.2.3.5.3 Limits .............................................................................................................................................. 27

6.2.4 MF/HF DSC decoder .................................................................................................................................. 28

6.2.4.1 Interface for scanning ............................................................................................................................ 28

6.2.4.2 Scanning efficiency ............................................................................................................................... 28

6.2.4.2.1 Definition......................................................................................................................................... 28

6.2.4.2.2 Method of measurement .................................................................................................................. 28

6.2.4.2.3 Limits .............................................................................................................................................. 28

6.2.4.3 Dynamic range ...................................................................................................................................... 28

6.2.4.3.1 Definition......................................................................................................................................... 28

6.2.4.3.2 Method of measurement .................................................................................................................. 29

6.2.4.4 Noise Immunity ..................................................................................................................................... 29

6.2.4.4.1 Definition......................................................................................................................................... 29

6.2.4.4.2 Method of test .................................................................................................................................. 29

6.2.4.4.3 Limits .............................................................................................................................................. 29

7 Environmental tests ................................................................................................................................ 29

7.1 Environmental tests .......................................................................................................................................... 29

7.1.1 Introduction................................................................................................................................................. 29

7.1.2 Procedure .................................................................................................................................................... 30

7.1.3 Performance check ...................................................................................................................................... 30

7.1.4 Vibration test (all classes) ........................................................................................................................... 30

7.1.4.1 Method of measurement ........................................................................................................................ 30

7.1.4.2 Requirement .......................................................................................................................................... 31

7.1.5 Temperature tests ........................................................................................................................................ 31

7.1.5.1 Dry heat for externally mounted equipment (all classes) ...................................................................... 31

7.1.5.1.1 Method of measurement .................................................................................................................. 31

7.1.5.1.2 Requirement .................................................................................................................................... 31

7.1.5.2 Damp heat cycle (all classes) ................................................................................................................ 31

7.1.5.2.1 Method of measurement .................................................................................................................. 31

7.1.5.2.2 Requirement .................................................................................................................................... 31

7.1.5.3 Low temperature cycle .......................................................................................................................... 31

7.1.5.3.1 Method of measurement for externally mounted equipment (all classes) ....................................... 31

7.1.5.3.2 Method of measurement for internally mounted equipment ............................................................ 32

7.1.5.3.3 Requirement .................................................................................................................................... 32

7.1.6 Corrosion test (class A) ............................................................................................................................... 32

7.1.6.1 General .................................................................................................................................................. 32

7.1.6.2 Method of measurement ........................................................................................................................ 32

7.1.6.3 Requirements ...........................
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