What is one of the methods used by an aircraft to attract a vessels attention for participation in a rescue operation?
A. Dropping smoke signal.
B. Circle the vessel.
C. Diving from high attitude.
D. Flashing landing lights.
What is the search pattern system called using more than one ship?
A. Parallel System
B. Cross System
C. Circle System
D. Triangle System
What should you do if you have transmitted a distress call a number of times on channel 16 and have received no reply?
A. All of the choices
B. Repeat the message using any other channel on which you might attract attention.
C. Turn up the volume on the receiver before transmitting again.
D. Key the microphone several times before transmitting again.
What would most likely prevent a SARTs signal from being detected?
A. The rescue personnel were monitoring the 10-cm radar
B. Signal absorption by the ionosphere
C. Heavy sea swells
D. The rescue personnel were monitoring the 3- cm radar
When a vessel signals her distress by means of a gun or other explosive signal the firing should be at intervals of approximately __________.
A. 1 hour
B. 3 minutes
C. 10 minutes
D. 1 minute