Marine Telecommunications Division

Head of the department: Zarko Luksic, Spec.App
tel/fax: +382 30 312-957
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Organization:

The department performs its services through the Coast Radio Station "Barradio".
The Coast Radio Station consists of the following units:

  • Control Center "Dobra Voda", Bar, geographic position: 42 03 15N 019 09E

  • Transmitting center "Ocas", Cape Komina, Bar, geographic position: 42 01 08N 019 08 52E

  • VHF Remote Center "Obosnik", Lustica peninsula, geographic position: 42 24 32N 018 36 54E

Installations for the control of the remote sites are situated at the Control Center (transmitting center and VHF remote center "Obosnik"). The Control Center is also the operational center of GMDSS operators performing their duties on 24 hour basis. The equipment necessary for provision of these services is installed at the Control Center.

Transmitters and antenna system for the coverage of the sea area A2 are installed at the transmitting center. This center has its own crew. Commutations and transmissions of modulations are controlled remotely from the Control Center "Dobra Voda", via fiber-optical transmission.

VHF remote center "Obosnik" covers the sea area A1 and the Bay of Kotor area. Installations on this site include the VHF equipment for work on the DISTRESS frequency 156.8MHz (ch.16), equipment for the functioning of the Digital Selective Call (DSC) on 156.525 MHz (ch.70) and calls on the working channel 24. The commutation and transmission of modulations are controlled remotely from the Control Center "Dobra Voda" via microwave link and fiber-optical transmission.

Description:

Marine Telecommunications Division performs telecommunication activities in the field of maritime mobile radio service. These activities are:

  • Activities of the MRCC Bar in carrying out obligations of the Global Maritime Distress and Safety System (GMDSS) and coverage of the sea areas A1 and A2

  • Providing telecommunications in the Maritime Search and Rescue operations

  • Transmission of weather and navigational warnings

  • Transmission of weather reports and radio notices

  • Providing communication in cases of medical assistance to ships "MEDICO"

  • Exchange of information on movements of ships, as part of the "Adriatic Report" system

  • Monitoring of ships movements in the Adriatic Sea, as part of the Automatic identification of Ships (AIS) system

  • Collecting and forwarding data on the prevention of pollution from ships

  • Bearing taking via radio direction finder on the VHF marine area and 121.5 MHz

  • Providing radio-telephone services and mediation towards public telephone network

The Coast Radio Station is open for the public traffic.

Communications provided are towards:

  • INMARSAT satellite telecommunication system

  • Public PTT TELEX network

  • Public PTT telephone/fax network

  • Internet, e-mail

  • Special services (Ministry of Internal Affairs and the Navy)

Service and frequencies:

Watchkeeping service on the Coast Radio Station is performed on 24 hour basis, 7 days a week, on the following frequencies:

Control Center "Dobra Voda", Bar

Call sign

MMSI

Frequencies

Channel

Type of
emission

Transmitter power

Position

4OB

002620001

156.525M

C70

G2B

50W

420315N 0190920E

156.800M

C16

F3E

161.600M

C20

156.500M

C10

F3E

25W

156.600M

C12


MF transmitting center "Ocas", Bar

Call sign

MMSI

Frequencies

Type of emission

Transmitter power

Position

4OB

002620001

2187.500 K

F1B

500W

420315N 0190920E

2182.000 K

J3E

1720.400 K


VHF remote site "Obosnik", Lustica peninsula

Call sign

MMSI

Frequencies

Channel

Type of emission

Transmitter power

Position

4OB

002620002

156.525M

C70

G2B

50W

422432N 0183654E

156.800M

C16

F3E

161.800M

C24


Weather reports and Radio notices are transmitted in Serbian and English language, with previous announcement on the VHF channel 16. (156.800M) at the following times and frequencies/channels:

Time of emission

Frequency

Channel

Location

08:50 UTC

161.800 M

C24

Obosnik

14:20 UTC

20:50 UTC


Control centre - GMDSS operators:

Inmarsat Mobile Number : 426200016

Telex answerback : BARR

Telephone number for assistance at sea and information: 19833

Telex: +200 61445

Tel: +382 30 313 088

Fax: +382 30 313 600

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