The present document specifies technical characteristics and methods of measurements for low power maritime personal locating devices employing AIS.
The present document does not cover requirements for the integrated GNSS receiver providing locating function.
The present document incorporates the relevant provisions of the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) radio regulations included in Recommendation ITU-R M.1371-5.
For this application, both the radiated power and the length of time of operation are limited to enable the equipment to be sufficiently small and light to be worn comfortably at all times and to limit the operating range to a local area.
NOTE: The relationship between the present document and essential requirements of article 3.2 of Directive 2014/53/EU is given in annex A.