Object Class: Radio calling-in point


Acronym: RDOCAL (P,L)

Code: 104

Set Attribute_A: COMCHA; DATEND; DATSTA; NOBJNM; OBJNAM; *ORIENT; PEREND; PERSTA; STATUS; *TRAFIC;

Set Attribute_B: INFORM; NINFOM; NTXTDS; SCAMAX; SCAMIN; TXTDSC;

Set Attribute_C: RECDAT; RECIND; SORDAT; SORIND;

Definition:

Also called radio reporting points, they have been established in certain busy waterways and port approaches to assist traffic control. On passing these points or crossing a defined line vessels are required to report on VHF to a Traffic Control Centre. (adapted from IHO Chart Specifications, M-4)

References:

INT 1: IM 40;

M-4: 488;

Remarks:

The attribute 'orientation' (ORIENT) encodes the orientation of the traffic flow at that point.

Distinction: radio station; pilot boarding place;