FURUNO Automatic Identification System

fa170 main   The FURUNO FA-170 AIS presents data for collision avoidance with its easy-to-use interface.
 Features
 ▶ Class A AIS transponder
 ▶ Clear 4.3" color display
 ▶ Displays information about the AIS-equipped ships, as well as, coastal stations and 
    Aids to Navigations within VHF coverage
 ▶ Outputs AIS data to ECDIS, radar and other navigational equipment for collision avoidance support
 ▶ Sufficient output ports for dual configuration of ECDIS and radar system
 ▶ LAN interface available for efficient network integration into a bridge system
 ▶ BAM (Bridge Alert Management) ready
    Meets the specific requirements for alerts and interconnection with Bridge Alert Management
    as specified in IMO MSC.302 (87).
 ▶ Optional pilot plug available
 ▶ Receives AIS-SART signals for assisting in streamlining SAR activities
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 Plotter Display
 Displays symbols for AIS-equipped ships, base stations, AIS-SARTs,and so on.
 When you select a certain target, the information about the ship
 (MMSI (or name, when available), heading, SOG, COG, etc.) is displayed

  AIS symbols
 fa170 tt2 icon01Own ship symbol     fa170 tt2 icon02AIS base station                   fa170 tt2 icon03AIS-SART/AIS MOB/EPIRB-AIS
 fa170 tt2 icon04Target                      fa170 tt2 icon05Aid to Navigation (physical)  fa170 tt2 icon06SAR aircraft
 fa170 tt2 icon07Selected target        fa170 tt2 icon08Aid to Navigation (virtual)     fa170 tt2 icon09SAR vessel
 Target list
 The FA-170 can store up to 2048 AIS targets and AIS-SARTs.
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 When you select one target from the list and press [ENT] key, 
 the pop-up window is generated.
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The FA-170 displays the detailed information on the selected target. 
Also, you can create an AIS message or send a name request to the target ship. 

 Dangerous target list
 The dangerous target list displays the name and particulars 
 of targets classified as dangerous targets.

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 Own ship information
 Displays own ship's position, heading, ROT, COG, SOG, destination, ship size, MMSI, name, and so on.
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 When you enter the voyage-related data, you can select a destination from the list.
 Up to 20 destination names can be preset on the list. 
 Cut, copy and paste functions are available while editing the list. 

 Alert list
 Displays all (current and past) alerts
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 Short safety-related messages
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 Short safety-related messages can be exchanged with a specified MMSI or all
 AIS-equipped ships via VHF channels. The FA-170 can store up to 20 transmitted,
 as well as up to 20 received messages.  

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When you select one message and press [ENT] key, the pop-up window is generated where the message contents can be 
viewed and reply messages can be created for transmission.  

pdf button  FA-170 AIS Brochure