the furuno fa50 is a class b ais (automatic identification system) capable of exchanging navigation and ship data between own ship and other ships or coastal stations. it complies with imo msc. 140(76) annex 3, a.694, itu-r m.1371-2 and dsc itu-r m.825-3 it also complies with iec 60945 (emc and environmental conditions).
the fa50 consists of a transponder unit with gps antenna. a vhf antenna is required and should be supplied separately. also included is ais viewer software from maxsea, which allows basic display of ais targets on a pc. the transponder contains a vhf transmitter, two tdma receivers on two parallel vhf channels, interface, communication processor, and internal gps receiver. the internal gps is a 12-channel all-in-view receiver with differential capability. it also gives position, cog and sog.
- mmsi (maritime mobile service identity)
- call sign & ship's name
- type of ship
- location of position-fixing antenna on the ship
- ship's position with accuracy indication and integrity status
- universal time coordinated (utc)
- course over ground (cog)
- speed over ground (sog)
- hazardous cargo (type)
- short safety-related messages, pre-set messages
Model #: FA50
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