The Swedish Coastal Radio Network gets SEK 50 Million Modernisation
The Swedish coastal radio network is a cornerstone of search and rescue activities in Swedish waters and is considered to be the mariner’s communication lifeline. The Swedish Maritime Administration is now investing some SEK 50 million to improve and modernise the system. The new Sweden-wide communications solution will utilise the Frequentis MCS 3020 IP system, a fully IP-based, open-architecture system complies in full with the EUROCAE ED-137B VoIP standard developed for the European aviation community. Frequentis will supply 55 operator working positions for 12 control rooms across Sweden, as well as over 300 IP-based VHF radios from JOTRON.