AIS Transponder & Receiver

AIS stands for "Automatic Identification System" - the marine tracking system is intended to identify vessels and to track and monitor vessel movements. The participants send out ship data like ship name, ship type, call sign and MMSI number (Maritime Mobile Service Identity) at certain intervals. Based on the MMSI number a vessel can be called directly via VHF marine radio. This is useful, for example, if evasive action needs to be communicated. An AIS transponder also provides voyage-related data such as port of destination, time of arrival, draught and … Read more
AIS stands for "Automatic Identification System" - the marine tracking system is intended to identify vessels and to track and monitor vessel movements. The participants send out ship data like... read more »
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AIS Transponder & Receiver
AIS stands for "Automatic Identification System" - the marine tracking system is intended to identify vessels and to track and monitor vessel movements. The participants send out ship data like ship name, ship type, call sign and MMSI number (Maritime Mobile Service Identity) at certain intervals. Based on the MMSI number a vessel can be called directly via VHF marine radio. This is useful, for example, if evasive action needs to be communicated. An AIS transponder also provides voyage-related data such as port of destination, time of arrival, draught and …

… cargo category. Each GPS transponder has a VHF radio antenna connection and a GPS antenna. The GPS provides course and speed data, which is sent by all participating vessels. In this way, the AIS device enables a dynamic display of the traffic situation. According to SOLAS, AIS Class A transponders are mandatory for ships with carriage requirements. Class B AIS transponders have established themselves especially on yachts, pleasure boats or smaller fishing vessels.

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3938_05 AIS receiver ICOM MXA-5000
AIS is used by ships and Vessel Traffic Services for identification and locating vessels. AIS provides an easy means for vessel tracking and aids in collision avoidance. Information that is received includes: identification, position,...
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… cargo category. Each GPS transponder has a VHF radio antenna connection and a GPS antenna. The GPS provides course and speed data, which is sent by all participating vessels. In this way, the AIS device enables a dynamic display of the traffic situation. According to SOLAS, AIS Class A transponders are mandatory for ships with carriage requirements. Class B AIS transponders have established themselves especially on yachts, pleasure boats or smaller fishing vessels.