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Reference EN 62388:2008
Title Maritime navigation and radiocommunication equipment and systems - Shipborne radar - Performance requirements, methods of testing and required test results
Project Number 20985
Abstract/Scope Specifies the minimum operational and performance requirements, methods of testing and required test results conforming to performance standards not inferior to those adopted by the IMO in Resolution MSC.192(79). Covers the testing of all SOLAS shipborne radar equipment. Individual equipment may be tested for a specific category of vessel. Provides a summary of the categories and basic differential capabilities for each category.


Current Stage code 6060
Current Stage code date 2008-03-28
Current Stage code deadline 2008-11-01
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IEC Technical Body IEC/TC 80
Reference Document IEC 62388:2007 (EQV)
ICS 47.020.70 - Navigation and control equipment
Keywords Radio-communication; Maritime; Navigation; Radar; Shipborne radar
Note Supersedes EN 60872-1:1998, EN 60872-2:1999, EN 60872-3:2001, EN 60936-1:2000 + A1:2002, EN 60936-2:1999, EN 60936-3:2002 * Superseded by EN 62388:2013
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6060 2008-03-28 2008-11-01 export to doc file  EN  DE
5099 2008-02-01 2008-04-01  
5060 2007-10-29 2007-11-12 export to doc file  EN
5020 2007-08-24 2007-10-26  
3090 2007-06-15 2007-06-30  
5060 2007-04-16 2007-04-30 export to doc file  EN
5020 2006-11-10 2007-04-13  
1090 2006-11-07 2006-11-10  

Implementation Dates

date of Ratification (DOR) (1) 2008-02-01
date of Availability (DAV) (2) 2008-03-28
date of Announcement (DOA) (3) 2008-05-01
date of Publication (DOP) (4) 2008-11-01
date of Withdrawal (DOW) (5) 2011-02-01


Supersedes EN 60872-1:1998
EN 60872-2:1999
EN 60872-3:2001
EN 60936-1:2000
EN 60936-1:2000/A1:2002
EN 60936-2:1999
EN 60936-3:2002
Superseded by EN 62388:2013
Normative reference (6) ITU-R Recommendation M.1176:1995
CIE 15:2004
IMO SN/Circular 243:2004
IMO Resolution MSC.192(72):2004
IMO Resolution MSC.191(79):2004
IMO Resolution MSC.112(73):2000
IMO MSC.96(72):2000
IMO Resolution A.817:1995
IMO Resolution A.694 (17):1991
ITU-R Recommendation M.628-4:2006
ITU-R Recommendation M.824-3:2007
IHO S-52:1996
IHO S-52 Appendix 1:1996
IHO S-52 Appendix 2:2004
ISO 9000:2005
ISO 9241-8:1997
ISO 9241-12:1998
ISO 13406-2:2001
EN 60945:2002
EN 61162-1:2008
EN 61174:2001
EN 61966-4:2000
EN 61996-1:2008
ISO 80416-4:2005

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