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Laszlo Mercz is founder and director of Mercator Publishing, a source of marine radio communication informations. He received a Diploma in electrical engineering and telecommunications from the Technical University of Budapest. He was for 20 years senior advisor of the International Telecommunication Union (ITU), an agency of the United Nations which regulates information and communication technology issues. He is a member of the ITU Working Party 5B on Maritime mobile service including the Global Maritime Distress Safety System (GMDSS).
Laszlo Mercz is a keen sailor, in charge of offshore navigation training for the Cruising Club of Switzerland. He is a radio course instructor and author of marine radio communication books and simulator software.