AIS radio receiver specially built for recreational boaters to identifying the traffic around them. Sends information to PC-based or stand-alone chart plotter via serial interface. Uses your existing VHF antenna.
Stand-alone AIS receiver/plotter for the leisure boat market. Screen shows the relative track of all targets. A box to the right of the screen displays the speed over the ground, the vessel name, mmsi number and the lat/long of any target.
This free PC software, together with a low-cost scanner, will plot the movements and ID's of all ships using AIS in your vicinity. Includes links to VHF scanner manufacturers.
AIS receiver provides real-time information about a nearby AIS-equipped ship, including type of vessel, size, course, speed, closest point of approach, name and call sign in case you need to hail the ship.
The regulations for Automatic Identification Systems required on all ships over 50,000 gross tons. Monitoring this system can alert a yachtsman to the ships nearby.