Standard Marine Distress Signals
Search and Rescue/Canadian Coast Guard
Give: name and position
Use: 156.8 MHz-Ch16
or use alarm signal.
Emergency position indicating radiobeacon
N over C
over or under
Continuous: Foghorn, bell, whistle.
1-minute intervals: Gun or any explosive
Type A: Parachute rocket
Type B: Multi-star rocket
Type C: Hand-held
Type D: Buoyant or hand-held orange smoke
Do not use near helicopter (different meaning)
Flame on Vessel
as from burning tar, oil in barrel, etc.
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