The present document states the minimum requirements for a Narrow-Band Direct-Printing (NBDP) maritime receiver operating in the NAVTEX system.
The equipment's function is to receive, display and/or print automatically and continuously, meteorological and
navigational messages and Search And Rescue (SAR) messages transmitted by coast stations participating in the
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.4] and that "....radio equipment supports certain features ensuring access to emergency services" [i.4].
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.4] may apply to equipment within the scope of the present document.