DS/EN 301 025 V2.1.1:2016

VHF radiotelephone equipment for general communications and associated equipment for Class "D" Digital Selective Calling (DSC); Harmonised Standard covering the essential requirements of articles 3.2 and 3.3(g) of the Directive 2014/53/EU



Harmonized under:
  • Directive 2014/53/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council of 16 April 2014 on the harmonisation of the laws of the Member States relating to the making available on the market of radio equipment and repealing Directive 1999/5/EC Text with EEA relevance

Harmonized standards:


The present document covers the minimum requirements for general communication for shipborne fixed installations using
a VHF radiotelephone operating in certain frequency bands allocated to the maritime mobile service using either 25 kHz
or 25 kHz and 12,5 kHz channels and associated equipment for DSC – class D.
These requirements include the relevant provisions of the ITU Radio Regulations, appendix 18 [1], Recommendations
ITU-R M.493-13 [3] (where class D is defined), M.825-3 [i.4] and incorporate the relevant guidelines of the IMO as detailed
in IMO Circular MSC/Circ-803 [i.1].
The present document also specifies technical characteristics, methods of measurement and required test results.
The present document contains requirements to demonstrate that "... Radio equipment shall be so constructed that it both
effectively uses and supports the efficient use of radio spectrum in order to avoid harmful interference" [i.3] and that
"....radio equipment supports certain features ensuring access to emergency services" [i.3].
In addition to the present document, other ENs that specify technical requirements in respect of essential requirements
under other parts of article 3 of the Radio Equipment Directive [i.3] may apply to equipment within the scope of the
present document.

Number of pages: 59

Published: 2016-06-02

Date of approval: 2016-05-26

International relationships :

ICS: 33.070.99 - Other mobile services 33.060.99 - Other equipment for radiocommunications 33.100.01 - Electromagnetic compatibility in general 33.100.10 - Emission

Item number: M308063



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