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area broadcast shift
The changing from listening to transmissions intended for one broadcast area to listening to transmissions intended for another broadcast area. Note 1: An area broadcast shift may occur when a ship or aircraft crosses the boundary between listening areas. Note 2: Shift times, on the date a ship or aircraft is expected to pass into another area, must be strictly observed or the ship or aircraft will miss messages intended for it. Synonym radio watch shift.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 



 
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