Land Earth Station (LES)
An earth station in the maritime mobile
Low Earth Orbit Local User Terminal. As used in the Cospas–Sarsat system. See also LUT.
see Land Earth Station
Low Frequency (3 to 30 kHz)
Local Sea Safety Messages. Contain warnings which refer to hazards which are considered to be of a temporary nature, eg. floating logs, temporary buoys, etc, broadcast for a defined period.
Local User Terminal (LUT)
A ground receiving station which receives data from COSPAS and SARSAT satellites, calculates the position of the beacon and forwards the resultant information to rescue authorities.
Transmissions intended to facilitate the location of ship in distress or survival craft.