Ship station means a station located on board a vessel, other than a survival craft, which is not permanently moored.
Ship Call Sign
A combination of:
- two characters and two letters, or
- two characters, two letters and one digit (other than the digits 0 or 1), or
- two characters (provided that the second is a letter) followed by four digits (other than the digits 0 or 1 in cases where they immediately follow a letter), or
- two characters and one letter followed by four digits (other than the digits 0 or 1 in cases where they immediately follow a letter). (WRC-07)
(Source: 19.55: ITU Radio Regulation 1 Article 19 Edition 2016)
Applicant will be assigned a call sign by Jabatan Laut Malaysia upon registration of vessel.
L1L2 may represent any letter A to Z
D1 may represent 2 to 9
D2D3D4 may represent 0 to 9
Examples of Call Sign:
Maritime Mobile Service Identity (MMSI) number
- MMSI is a nine-digit number assignment to uniquely identify station in the maritime mobile service. For ship station, the MMSI comprises of a three (3) digit country of registration identifier (MID) followed by six (6) digit ship identity.
- MMSI will be issued by MCMC with the issuance of AA certificate for the ship station. The MMSI format for Malaysian registered ship station is as follows:
D may represent 2 to 9