NAVTEX receivers are usually supporting audible and visible alarms for few different events like new SAR message event or new mesage of any other message type event.

Practice on NAVTEX receiver simulator

Go to the Setup Mode -> General View, navigate to the Sound settings and press RIGHT/LEFT navigation key to change choosen setting. You are able to change:
  • Key Click - beep (On) or not (Off),
  • New Message Alert - beep (On) or not (Off),
  • SAR Alarm - beep 5 times (Timed), beep until cancelled (Repeat) or no beep (Off),
  • LED function - always off (Off) or used as power indicator (On), receive indicator (Rx), SAR indicator (SAR), new message indicator (New).

Setting up NAVTEX receiver to beep on new message and LED to act as a SAR indicator

Last modified: Saturday, 25 April 2020, 7:50 PM