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Description

The main function of this professional is to act as head of any maritime radio station for maritime vessels without limitation of category. In addition, the maintenance of equipment in the radio section, namely, telecommunications equipment (defined as a transmission or reception of signals, writings, signs, images, sounds or information of any kind ) transmitted through radio waves, and other equipment assigned to it. They perform professional services at maritime radio stations ashore or aboard civilian vessels.
The Maritime Radio System (SRM) consists of a network of ground stations that regulate vessel traffic. These communications are subject to the provisions of the International Convention for the Safety of Life at Sea and the International Radio Regulations.
Traditionally, these professionals were known as telegraphists, but technology has evolved and the roles and responsibilities of this position have changed.

Tasks

The main duties of a Radio officer are as follows:
  • Perform maintenance of maritime radio station equipment, electronic radio procedures, transmitters and receivers for communications, radar, probes, etc.
  • Handle all of the ship¿s external communication systems.
  • Perform maintenance of positioning and electronic navigation systems, as well as data acquisition systems, the latter of which range from satellite systems to those found in the ship's engine room and navigation equipment.
  • Manage Local Area Networks (LAN Manager and network trouble-shooter), i.e, carry out the maintenance of internal communication systems and ensure the integrated operation of onboard computer equipment.
  • Perform electronic radio management tasks both at sea and ashore.
  • Carry out communications necessary for the safety of the ship, as well as commercial and private operations.

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