listening watch


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listening watch

A continuous receiver watch established for the reception of traffic addressed to, or of interest to, the unit maintaining the watch, with complete log optional.
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Noun1.listening watch - a watch established for the reception of traffic of interest to the unit maintaining the watch
vigil, watch - a purposeful surveillance to guard or observe
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Mariners should be advised of this notice and reminded to navigate with caution at slow speed when maneuvering in the vicinities, while maintaining a listening watch on VHF Channel 16 and take instructions as required from the survey vessel, CHAPMAN.
Coast Guard, Canadian Coast Guard, most coast stations and all ships required to carry a marine radio maintain a listening watch on this channel.
Pakistan will do well to keep a keen eye and a better listening watch.