- Class-A Universal AIS complying with IMO MSC.74(69) Annex 3, A.694, ITU-R M.1371-1 and DSC ITU-R M.825
- Target ship's CPA/TCPA, COG/SOG, name on the basic scrolled LCD display
- Interfaces for radar, ECDIS, PC (Future expansion - LAN and Long Range AIS operation)
- Built-in GPS receiver for UTC synchronization and backup position fixing
- Heading information by GPS compass (SC50/SC110) or gyrocompass
- Upgrade existing Furuno radars for AIS target view by retrofitting the RP card (FR-15x5MK3, FR-21x5 and FAR-28x5 series)
- 4.5" Silver Bright LCD display
- Ship reporting capacity - 2,000 reports/minute, 4,500 reports/minute on two channels
TX Frequency - 156.025 MHz - 162.025 MHz, manual/automatic setting
Transmitter Power - 1W / 2W / 12.5W, manual/automatic selection
RX Frequency - 156.025 MHz - 162.025 MHz by 2 channels
RX Frequency - CH70 (156.525 MHz)
12-channels internal GPS Receiver w/ Differential (DGPS)
The FA150 complies with IMO MSC.74(69) Annex 3, A.694, ITU-R M.1371-1 and DSC ITU-R M.825. It also complies with IEAC 61993-2 (Type testing standard) and IEC 60945 (EMC and environmental conditions).
Class A Transceiver
The FA150 is a shipborne Universal AIS (Automatic Identification System) Transponder capable of exchanging navigation and ship data between own ship and other ships or coastal stations.
The FA150 consists of a transponder unit and a compact display unit with 4.5" Silver Bright Display. The compact FA150 display is designed to accommodate a simple and space-saving installation with a user-friendly ergonomic design.
The transponder unit contains a VHF transmitter, two TDMA receivers on parallel VHF channels, a DSC channel 70 receiver, interface processor and internal GPS receiver. The GPS receiver is a 12-channel all-in-view receiver and has Differential capabilities (DGPS). The GPS receiver provides UTC reference and also provides position, COG and SOG in the event that a connected external GPS receiver fails.
The FA150 provides multiple interfaces for Radar, ECDIS and PC. The available Combo GPS/VHF antenna affords flexible, easy installation.
- FA150 Operator's Manual
The FA150 provides the following data:
MMSI (Maritime Mobile Service Identity)
- IMO Number (where available)
- Call sign & vessel name
- Length and beam
- Type of ship
- Location of position-fixing antenna on ship
- Ship's position with accuracy indication and integrity status
- COG, SOG and Heading
- ROT (Rate of Turn) where available
- Ship's draught
- Navigation status
- Hazardous cargo (type)
- Destination and ETA (at captain's discretion)
- Short safety-related messages and free messages.