FURUNO GPS Model: GP-170
Highly stable and precise position fixing system for ocean going ships, large yachts, ferries and commercial vessels
Ideal position sensor for Radar, AIS, ECDIS, autopilot, echo sounder and other navigation and communications equipment
Full compliance with IMO MSC. 112 (73) and IEC 61108-1: performance and testing standards for GPS receiver
Enhanced stability and precision in position fixing thanks to a highly sensitive antenna unit
   Enhanced noise rejection capabilities are incorporated in the GPS receiver, delivering anti-jamming function as well as
   high level of tolerance towards multi-path mitigation*
   * the Antenna unit GPA-020S or GPA-021S is required
Augmentation to enhance precision by utilizing SBAS (Satellite-Based Augmentation System) and DGPS
   (an optional DGPS radio beacon receiver as well as GPA-021S antenna unit required)
Fully complies with IMO MSC. 114 (73) and IEC 61108-4: performance and testing standards for DGPS radio beacon receiver
10 Hz position update rate (position updated every 0.1 second) making steady own ship position tracking possible
USB port available on the front panel
   Routing data, menu setting, user setting can be exported/imported through USB jump drives
Dual configuration for back-up purpose to ensure system availability
   Information about waypoints, route and other data set by the operators on the one unit can be shared with the other unit
   for functional back-up
LAN interface available for efficient network integration into a bridge system, fully complying with IEC 61162-450,
   the new mandatory Ethernet communication standard
5.7” color LCD (with 640 x 480 pixels) for data presentation
Simplified menu operation
   The operator can navigate through the menu tree either by pressing the cursor pad or pressing the corresponding numbers
   on the numeric keypad to the menu items
Enhanced route planning/management function available
   •Comprehensive range of voyage information to be incorporated in routes
   •Streamlined route creation through combination with an external PC
   •Sharing the active route information with ECDIS to supplement the ECDIS route monitoring capability
Display Mode
Variety of display modes available: Plotter, Course, Highway, Data and Integrity
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(A) Basic positioning data such as own ship position data, its data integrity, time, etc., are presented.
    Also, display mode as well as notice icons are displayed.
(B) The area shows the information specific to the display mode currently selected.
    Please refer to each of the display modes for details.
(C) Guide to currently available actions is displayed.
     Under alert situation, the information about the most imminent alert is displayed.


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Information to be displayed:
Simplified plotter display
Cursor information
Contextual menu
SOG/COG data boxes


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Information to be displayed:
 Skyplot presentation of currently viewable satellites
 Status on GNSS/SBAS satellite signal reception; incl. signal strength/signal to noise ratio (in bar/line charts)
Elevation angles of the available satellites
 Detailed information about the beacon stations


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Information to be displayed:
Course information
SOG/COG data boxes
User-preset cross track limit of deviation (XTE)
Own ship gauge, showing the attitude of the ship, incl. pitch, roll and heave


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Information to be displayed:
Graphical presentation of course information, incl. current waypoint, bearing to the destination, COG, XTE
Estimated Time of Arrival data box, incl. required time to reach the current/next waypoints and range to the waypoint*
   * when autopilot is interfaced, the following information is shown in the data boxes:
 Autopilot status data box, incl. mode, ship’s heading, rudder angle, and COG, and SOG data box.
Velocity to destination
Trip distance data 


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Information to be displayed:
Navigation data boxes configurable according to the needs of the operators

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