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VHF Radiotelephone Practices and Procedures Regulations (SOR/81-364)

Regulations are current to 2020-05-17 and last amended on 2007-07-01. Previous Versions

SCHEDULE(Sections 8, 9 and 10)

VHF RADIOTELEPHONE CHANNELS FOR LISTENING WATCHES AND NAVIGATION SAFETY CALLS

ItemColumn IColumn IIColumn III
Description of shipChannel for listening watchChannel for navigation safety calls
1A Canadian ship that is in waters beyond Canadian jurisdictionChannel 16 or channel required by country of jurisdictionChannel 16 or channel required by country of jurisdiction
2A ship that is in waters within Canadian jurisdiction, other than the Great Lakes Basin, and that is
  • (a) outside a traffic zone; or

Channel 16Channel 16
  • (b) inside a traffic zone

Appropriate VHF channelAppropriate VHF channel
3A ship that is in waters within the Great Lakes Basin, other than a ship referred to in item 4, that is
  • (a) outside a traffic zone and that

  • (i) is required pursuant to the Ship Station Radio Regulations to be fitted with at least one bridge-to-bridge VHF radiotelephone installation, or

Channel 16Channel 16
  • (ii) is required pursuant to the Ship Station Radio Regulations to be fitted with at least two bridge-to-bridge VHF radiotelephone installations; or

Channel 13 and Channel 16Channel 13
  • (b) inside a traffic zone and that

  • (i) is required pursuant to the Ship Station Radio Regulations to be fitted with at least one bridge-to-bridge VHF radiotelephone installation, or

Appropriate VHF channelAppropriate VHF channel
  • (ii) is required pursuant to the Ship Station Radio Regulations to be fitted with at least two bridge-to-bridge VHF radiotelephone installations

Channel 13 and appropriate VHF channelChannel 13
4A ship that is between the lower exit of the St. Lambert Lock and Crossover Island or between calling-in points Nos. 15 and 16 in the Welland Canal and that
  • (a) is required pursuant to the Ship Station Radio Regulations to be fitted with at least one bridge-to-bridge radiotelephone installation; or

Appropriate Seaway channelAppropriate Seaway channel
  • (b) is required pursuant to the Ship Station Radio Regulations to be fitted with at least two bridge-to-bridge radiotelephone installations

Appropriate Seaway channel and Channel 16Appropriate Seaway channel
  • SOR/89-87, s. 7
 
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