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Standard Features:>p>Static data:

  • MMSI (Maritime Mobile Service Identity)
  • Call sign & Ship's name
  • Type of ship
  • Location of position-fixing antenna on the ship

Dynamic data:

  • Ship's position with accuracy indication and integrity status
  • Universal Time Coordinated (UTC)
  • Course over ground (COG)
  • Speed over ground (SOG)
  • Heading

Voyage-related data:

  • Hazardous cargo (type)
  • Short safety-related messages, pre-set messages

  • GPS Included: Yes
  • Display Included: No
  • Antenna Included: No

FA50 Class B AIS Receiver

The Furuno FA50 is a Class B AIS (Automatic Identification System) is 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.

- FA50 Operator's manual

Price: $1,440.00


**The FCC requires all Class B units sold in the US to be programmed by a qualified technician. For your convenience, we have provided a pdf form which must be completed for programming at time of purchase. A copy of the MMSI Registration or FCC Ship Station License is required along with the vessel master or owner's signature on the completed programming form. **

Please click here to download this form. Once you have completed it, please submit it via email to:
AIS When we receive it, we will ship your unit(s) within 48 hours.

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