Item Type : Simple Attribute
Domain : IHO Hydro
AlphaCode : Unspecified
Simple AttributeName: MMSI Code
Alias : Unspecified
CamelCase : mMSICode
Data Type : integer
Definition : The Maritime Mobile Service Identity (MMSI) Code is formed of a series of ninedigits which are transmitted over the radio path in order to uniquely identify ship stations, ship earth stations,coast stations, coast earth stations, and group calls. These identities are formed in such a way that theidentity or part thereof can be used by telephone and telex subscribers connected to the generaltelecommunications network principally to call ships automatically. (Adapted from Appendix 43 of theInternational Telecommunications Union Radio Regulations).
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Definition Source : Unspecified
Similarity to Source : Identical
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Remarks : Unspecified
Management Details
Proposal Type : Supersession
Submitting Organization : IHO (NIPWG)
Proposed Change : Replace "MSI" lower case by upper case
Justification : That is in-line with the use of the term "MMSI"
Proposed : 2017-11-23
Accepted : 2017-11-23
Amended :
Successor : -
Predecessor : mmsiCode