• Press red "CH 16" button.
• If "LOW" is displayed on screen, press "HI/LO" button.
• PRESS TRANSMIT BUTTON, and say slowly and clearly:
MAYDAY, MAYDAY, MAYDAY
This is Serenity, Serenity, Serenity.
Mayday Serenity, November Hotel Golf Whisky Eight. MMSI 366924365
• My position is …. (latitude and longitude using GPS).
IF YOU DON'T KNOW, DON'T GUESS!
• I am …. (sinking, on fire etc.)
• I require immediate assistance
• I have … (number of persons on board, any other information – drifting, flares fired etc.)
• RELEASE THE TRANSMIT BUTTON and listen for an acknowledgement.
• KEEP LISTENING ON CH 16 FOR INSTRUCTIONS
IF AN ACKNOWLEDGEMENT IS NOT RECEIVED, THEN REPEAT THE DISTRESS CALL PROCESS FROM THE BEGINNING.