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International distress signals

There is a system of international, common signals and codes of disasters that are common to all countries, languages, military and rescue services. Knowing these signals, the rescuers never confuse: it's a drunk tourist and hamming vytantsovyvaet, waving his arms, or do you really need help.

Signal S.O.S. - In English the word «Save our Souls» - means "Save Our Souls." Such a signal can be put right by letters from stones and twigs in the sand beach, or paint with paint on the deck of the ship. You can signal S.O.S. and transmit morse code by radio or intermittent light signal. Code, three dashes, three dots, three dashes.

Another international emergency radio: «Mayday! Mayday! Mayday! »(Mayday). Translated from French, literally means - help! This signal indicates a serious danger.

Also signals distress are:

- A man standing in exactly with divorced by his hands, occasionally bringing his hands over his head. Amplified this signal the presence of bright flags or rags in their hands. In the dark you want to use - torches, fireworks or signal (vspomnaem / f "The Rock," where Nicolas Cage at the end of the beacon aircraft).

- Orange smoke.

- Fire - no obvious signal. Ideally, you raise three fire at a distance of 50 m, in the form of a line or triangle.

- Continuous beep every generator of a strong sharp sound.

- Turned upside down flag of any state.

- The Red Flare.

- The signal mirror surface (in the eyes rescuers. ... N).

s.o.s.

 

 

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