Object Class: Radio station


Acronym: RDOSTA (P)

Code: 105

Set Attribute_A: CALSGN; CATROS; COMCHA; DATEND; DATSTA; ESTRNG; NOBJNM; OBJNAM; ORIENT; PEREND; PERSTA; SIGFRQ; STATUS;

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

Set Attribute_C: RECDAT; RECIND; SORDAT; SORIND;

Definition:

A place equipped to transmit radio waves. Such a station may be either stationary or mobile, and may also be provided with a radio receiver. In British terminology, also called w/t station. (IHO Dictionary, S-32, 5th Edition, 4191)

References:

INT 1: IS 10-16;

M-4: 480.1; 481.1-3; 482; 483; 484;

Remarks:

The transmission of a radio station may serve to provide mariners with a line of position. (IHO Char t Specifications, M-4)

The object "radio station" is used to encode the point of transmission of the signal.

Distinction: radio calling in point; radar station;