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1

Where is AIS used?

All passenger ships
ships weighing 300 tonnes or more.

2

On what 2 VHF Freq do AIS transponders transmit?

161.975 MHz
162. 025 MHz

3

What does the data consist of?

Identification
Position
Course
Speed

4

How often does it broadcast info?

2 - 10 secs at sea
3 mins at anchor

5

How is the AIS connected to the TP?

RS232 interface (displayed on IDU)

6

Where is the AIS receiver?

Rear avionics bay, underside of upper shelf, looking down tail cone.

7

Where is the antenna?

Underside of the Fuselage.

8

How is it powered?

28V DC Gen BB No 2.

9

Where is info displayed?

TAC pages on IDU.

10

What colour would a contact of interest be displayed?

Magenta.