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Global Maritime Distress and Safety System

The Global Maritime Distress and Safety System (GMDSS) is an internationally agreed-upon set of safety procedures, types of equipment, and communication protocols used to increase safety and make it easier to rescue distressed ships, boats, and aircraft.

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Morse Code is a method using for sending messages. It was widely used for maritime distress until 1999 when it was replaced by the Global Maritime Distress Safety System. Transmission Short mark, dot