listening watch

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a watch established for the reception of traffic of interest to the unit maintaining the watch

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Pakistan will do well to keep a keen eye and a better listening watch.
It also removes the necessity for operators, both ashore and afloat, to maintain a physical listening watch.
It is Certainly no relaxed Cruise -- the team must maintain a 24-hour listening watch, conduct three daily position reports with the fleet and handle the compulsory safety check-in at Green Cape and a string of retirements.
Yachts must maintain a 24-hour listening watch for the duration of the race on VHF Channel 16.