Pharos GMDSS Simulator

The Poseidon GMDSS Simulator has been the market leading networked simulator for GMDSS training since its introduction in 1992. It has been continuously improved and adapted to the needs of the GMDSS market.

Compliance

  • DNV Class A certified (see certificate)
  • MCA/AMERC (Associated Members of Electronic and Radio Colleges), UK
  • Telenor Maritime Radio (Norwegian Telecom) Class

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GMDSS simulation

Pharos can be configured for GMDSS/GOC (General Operators Certificate) and GMDSS/ROC (Restricted Operators Certificate). Pharos can also accommodate training for SRC and LRC certificates where that is applicable according to STCW-F. 

The simulator is especially applicable to SAR training, as the instructor can act as an RCC in a dedicated panel.

ADVANCED INSTRUCTOR FEATURES

The instructor station is extremely flexible and the simulator allows for advanced control, supervision and debriefing:

  • Multiple sessions/parallel exercises
  • Malfunction control
  • Assignment of multiple VHF’s
  • Student intercom system
  • Coast Radio simulation
  • Ship station simulation (Traffic Ship)
  • Advanced exercise logging
  • RCC simulation
  • Voice debriefing module
  • Assessment module (option)
  • Ship database
  • Coast Radio database
  • Easy chart overview
  • Multiple instructor stations

NAVIGATION SIMULATOR INTEGRATION

If you already have a navigation simulator, or want a  a full package with Navigation + GMDSS support, Pharos supports running integrated with multiple different suppliers.

Please contact us if you need more information.

RESCUE COORDINATION CENTRE (RCC)

  • Coast Radio Station (CRS) controls
  • Rescue Coordination Centre (RCC) controls
  • Chart module
  • Radar simulation with SART reflection

COAST RADIO STATION (CRS)

The instructor(s) can operate as any Coast Radio Station (CRS) around the world. Available equipment at the CRS is according to List of Coast Stations. The instructor can easily switch between to the CRS that receives incoming messages/calls and act accordingly.

SEARCH AND RESCUE (SAR)

The Pharos GMDSS simulator has the capability to perform advanced SAR training. This as the simulator stations can be individually configured and be allocated several different functions including the RCC (Rescue Co-ordination Centre).

HARDWARE INSTRUMENTS

Using Pharos, you can enhance the learning experience by integrating hardware GMDSS instruments. We can deliver the following instruments in a desktop console.

Sailor 6222 VHF

Sailor 6300 MF/HF

Sailor 6301 Alarm Panel

Pharos Battery Panel