Kapitel 6. Nöd-, il- och varningstrafik

When acknowledging by radiotelephony the receipt of a distress alert or a distress call from a ship station or a ship earth station, the acknowledgement should be given in the following form:

– the distress signal “MAYDAY”;

– the name followed by the call sign, or the MMSI or other identification of the station sending the distress message;

– the words “THIS IS”;

– the name and call sign or other identification of the  station acknowledging receipt;

– the word “RECEIVED”;

– the distress signal “MAYDAY”. (WRC-12)




Hamburg -DKWT

This is

Sweden Rescue

 Received MAYDAY