Navtex

Navtex is part of the GMDSS. The navtex is an international system that distributes maritime warnings. These warnings relate, for example, to navigation or weather reports.

Messages of type A, B, D and L are mandatory to receive and cannot be turned off. These letters stand for:

• A: Navigational warnings

• B: Meteorogical warnings

• D: SAR messages

• L: Additional navigational warnings

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