FURUNO Automatic Identification System
| The FURUNO FA-170 AIS presents data for collision avoidance with its easy-to-use interface.
▶ 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
| AIS symbols
Own ship symbol AIS base station AIS-SART/AIS MOB/EPIRB-AIS
Target Aid to Navigation (physical) SAR aircraft
Selected target Aid to Navigation (virtual) SAR vessel
| Target list
The FA-170 can store up to 2048 AIS targets and AIS-SARTs.
When you select one target from the list and press [ENT] key,
the pop-up window is generated.
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
| Own ship information
Displays own ship's position, heading, ROT, COG, SOG, destination, ship size, MMSI, name, and so on.
When you enter the voyage-related data, you can select a destination from the list.
| Alert list
Displays all (current and past) alerts
| Short safety-related messages
Short safety-related messages can be exchanged with a specified MMSI or all
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.